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Metallurgist/Test Technician

  • Location: Dronfield
  • Salary: Up to £27500.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

Our reputable client has over 100 years' experience manufacturing and developing Quality Tools and Accessories. Based in Dronfield, they are lead manufacturers for a variety of industries such as Mining, Quarrying, Rock Drilling, Civil Engineering and Construction Industries.


They are looking to recruit a Metallurgist/Test Technician to join their hard-working team.

Hours: (38.5 hours per week)

Monday to Thursday: 07:30am - 16:00pm

Friday: 07:30am - 13:30pm

Salary:

Starting Salary: £27,500 per annum depending on experience


Duties will include:

Working occasionally in a hot metal working environment but predominantly heat treatment, Neutral Hardening and Carburising, the main purpose of the role will be to take samples and prepare for testing.

  • Working on the shop floor testing samples
  • Routine sample preparation including cleaning and polishing
  • Carrying out some mechanical testing / hardness testing and evaluating results
  • Inputting information onto database
  • Gaining an understanding of the company's process control systems
  • Generator and Gas Furnace analysis
  • Involved with internal trials
  • Creating warrant reports/post mortem examinations of products

Suitable candidates:

  • Materials Science/Metallurgy or Materials based qualification
  • Experience of metallurgy in a production environment preferred
  • Good problem solving skills, analytical approach with good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team and as well as on own initiative
  • Able to follow processes and procedures to remain compliant with standards specifications
  • Assisting with improvements to procedures and operating methods to increase efficiency
  • IT Literate including MS Word and Excel
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Hours: (38.5 hours per week)

Monday to Thursday: 07:30am - 16:00pm

Friday: 07:30am - 13:30pm