Furnace Operator

22 Sep 2021
18 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking to recruit a Furnace Operator who is required to work as part of a small team to ensure that production targets are achieved and to heat treat critical parts for the Aerospace & Medical industries. The candidate should be responsible for furnace heat treatment operation. To deputise for the Shift Supervisor in the event of absence due to illness or holidays. Must have a flexible approach to the team working. This position will work on a rotating shift pattern.

Main responsibilities:

  • Work to written instructions, procedures and quality standards.
  • Furnace operation to ensure high process standards achieved.
  • Prepare customers components for processing, make up and breakdown.
  • Monitoring and reporting on all aspects effecting processing of product.
  • Deputise for Supervisor including planning work, preparing job packs & testing.
  • Be prepared to train on the quality aspects of the site - hold a QA stamp
  • Goods in / out responsibilities including van driving to support site
  • Contribute to a clean, tidy and safe working environment.
  • Work in a safe and responsible manner and follow company Health and Safety guide lines (a copy of which will be issued to you).
  • To follow any other reasonable request from management
  • FLT Driver - training provided
  • First Aid - training provided

Qualifications, experience and skills:

  • General education required with good numerate skills.
  • Good attention to detail and accurate working required.
  • Good understanding of computers. Knowledge of spreadsheets advantageous.
  • Experience in Heat Treatment of metals or metal processing advantageous.
  • Engineering background required.
  • FLT and First Aid experience advantageous or willing to train.
  • Driving licence preferred for occasional local Van driving

Salary / package:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension - match contribution from 4% - 10%
  • Life Assurance - 2 x annual salary rising to 4 x if join Company pension
  • Free parking on all sites
  • Free refreshments provided all sites
  • An entitlement to full pay whilst off sick for a limited number of days (in addition to your statutory sick pay entitlement)
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays

How to apply:

You may apply by post or e-mail. Send your CV with salary expectation using the contact options below. All internal applicants should inform their current line manager of their application.

Please Note - If you have not heard from us within two weeks your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We will keep your CV on file and will contact you if a position arises that matches your experience. Good luck in your job search.