Metallurgy Technician

Job Title: Metallurgy Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Bromwich
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-03-25 00:00:00
Reference: 025419494
Contact Name: Josh Handley
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2019 18:11

Job Description

The Metallurgy Technician ensures metallurgical testing is carried out in accordance with the business management systems and to customers specification.

Job title: Metallurgy Technician
Reference: 1828428
Salary: Competitive
Location: Commutable from Oldbury, West Bromwich, Dudley, Wolverhampton and Birmingham

Normal hours of work are 8.00am-4.30pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00am-3.30pm Friday (39 hours per week). There is a daily ½ hour lunch break.

Working for a reputable business providing the customer with a high class service, your duties will include but are not limited to:

• Sample preparation including cutting where appropriate.
• Accurate mounting, grinding, polishing and etching of samples.
• Metallography, cleanliness verifications, weld assessments and corrosion testing.
• Hardness testing.
• Carry out Macro etching.
• Use of metallurgical microscopes (including verification checks).
• Recording of above test data accurately and in line with agreed procedures and escalating any concerns to your line manager as appropriate.
• Use of photographic equipment.
• Carry out preparation and testing of corrosion specimens.
• Reporting test results to customers (written and verbal) accurately and on time.
• Support your line manager with the timely coordination, planning and progressing of jobs within the system.
• Accurately costing jobs for invoicing purposes, monitoring and filing in line with agreed practices.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified in Metallurgy, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering or a similar relevant discipline. The role would suit a Metallurgical Technician / Metallurgy Lab Technician / Junior Metallurgist etc.

How to Apply:
Apply on-line or call Josh Handley at Technical Network for a confidential discussion.

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