Heat Treatment Technician

Syntech Recruitment Limited
05 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

  • Choice of Day or Night shift work
  • Competitive Salary + package
  • 40 hrs base + premium O/T

World class manufacturer to the motorsport and Automotive world are looking for a Heat Treatment Technician to join their expanding workforce in Newbury, Berkshire to undertake the processes of the heat treatment department to high levels of quality and to production schedules.



    • To process and manufacture components.
    • To competently operate machinery within the department and in other departments if required.
    • To undertake department processes in a controlled and timely manner.
    • To adhere to department standards and create records including quality certificates and process sheets.
    • To maintain and carry out preventative maintenance programmes to all equipment.
    • Advise Production Engineers on tooling, jigs and fixtures.
    • To undertake personal development reviews, training and assessments.
    • To observe the Health and Safety rules at all times.
    • To follow the company quality procedures and be competent in company operational procedures and controls.
    • To carry out any reasonable additional duties as requested by management.

    Heat Treatment Specific

      • Safe working practise of furnaces and heat treatment equipment.
      • Preparation of parts – cleaning, applying stop-off paint & understanding required Heat Treatment Specifications.
      • Preparation of Heat Treatment Loads.
      • Creation of Heat Treatment Records.
      • Loading and unloading of furnaces.
      • Using hardness checking equipment to verify parts meet specification.
      • Preparation of parts for next operations – cleaning, removal of masking media & protecting parts from corrosion or damage.
      • Additional Skills
        • Automated Deburring/Chamfering of components.
        • Shot Peen of components.
        • Straightening of components.
        • Performing NDT operations.

        The following skills and experience would be ideal:

        A demonstrable knowledge of atmospheric and vacuum heat treatment equipment, techniques and operating procedures

        Material coupon preparation, micro-section, hardness checking

        Operating procedures and effective jigging techniques

        Audit awareness and corrective action problem solving skills

        We will endeavour to respond to all applicants, but if you do not receive a response within 5 working days, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application.

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