Induction Hardening / Press Quench Operator

MTE Heat Treatment Ltd
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Competitive salary up to £30,000 depending on experience
22 Dec 2017
19 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Induction Hardening / Press Quench Operator

Who are we:

  • A very successful and rapidly growing privately owned company providing sub-contract heat treatment, gear cutting and surface engineering of metal components to a wide range of blue chip customers.
  • Just invested £4m to build a new state of the art factory at Slaithwaite just outside Huddersfield and equip it with the latest technology.
  • Our Corporate Objective is "to be the number one choice for subcontract heat treatment in the North of England"

What are we looking for:

  • An experienced NC/CNC machine/press operator
  • Experience of machine set ups/changeovers
  • Experience/knowledge in the following areas would be advantageous but not essential:
  • Inspection
  • Programming
  • Heat treatment/Induction hardening
  • Time served mechanical engineer
  • A candidate who is capable of working on their own initiative or as part of a small team, and can demonstrate an ability to work to strict deadlines and high quality standards.
  • You will be self driven and keen to learn new skills and be able to demonstrate the ability to problem solve during processing

Your Duties will involve:

  • As part of a small team you will be trained to operate range of induction hardening and press quench machines
  • You will also be trained to undertake in-process inspection including measuring, MPI crack detection and eddy current inspection.
  • Other duties will include loading temper ovens and washers as necessary
  • Full training will be provided as required
  • The role operates on a mixture of the following 39 hour shift patterns:
  • Mornings - 6am to 2pm Mon to Thurs, 6am to 1pm Fri
  • Afternoons - 2pm to 10pm Mon to Thurs, 1pm to 8pm Friday
  • Nights - 11pm Sun to 6am Mon, 10pm to 6am Mon to Thurs
  • Weekend overtime is expected to be worked when customer demand requires

What we can offer:

  • The opportunity to become part of a successful and growing business
  • A worthwhile and satisfying career path.
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • 31 days holiday per year
  • Pension scheme
  • Excellent working environment