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Job Title:              Metallurgical Laboratory Technician
Sector:                 Aerospace, Manufacturing & Engineering
Salary:                 £
30,359.25 p.a including Shift Premium
Location:             Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK
Contract:             Full-time, Mornings & Afternoons, Permanent

Are you an experienced Metallurgist Technician in with a passion for aerospace and automotive engineering?

Verus Recruitment Partners are pleased to be supporting a South Yorkshire based leading international aerospace & automotive manufacturer in the recruitment of an experienced Metallurgist Technician on a full-time, permanent basis due to continued growth and projects.

As my client’s Metallurgist Technician, you would be responsible for carrying out metallurgical testing on materials such as stainless steels, titanium and nickel alloys. Testing will include metallography, hardness testing and elemental analysis by inert gas fusion. There would also be a requirement to support geometric inspection of completed parts.

If this seems like a good fit skills wise and you’re looking for a company with a great working environment where they really care about the wellbeing of their team and encourages internal progression, please read on! (And apply!)

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Carry out metallurgical analysis to schedule, using defined methods to produce reliable results. The specific testing required will be: 

              -Alpha Case analysis by microscopy
              -Metallographic testing of laser cut surfaces
              -Hardness testing (Vickers, Rockwell)
              -Hydrogen testing by inert gas fusion

  • Ensure accurate records are maintained and traceable to production records.
  • Complete routine and daily equipment checks including cleanliness, maintenance, and and internal calibration
  • Provide support during audits, ensuring that your area is prepared for the audit and any actions are responded to appropriately.
  • Complete metallurgical investigations as required to support non-conformance investigations or new product introductions
  • Work closely with other areas of the business (eg. Operations Management, Quality, Special Processes) to ensure manufacturing workflow and that issues are communicated.

About You:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience carrying out metallurgical testing on titanium, nickel alloys and stainless steel.
  • Experience carrying out Vickers and/or Rockwell hardness testing
  • Ability to carry out metallographic, hardness and hydrogen testing.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records
  • Ability to use both classic metallurgy instruments and computer/software assisted equipment (eg. LECO gas analysers)

What would make you stand out? (Desirable)

  • Experience carrying out final inspections using tools such as calipers and verniers.
  • Experience working in aerospace manufacturing.
  • A metallurgy, materials science, or engineering qualification
  • Knowledge of ASTM standards behind metallurgical tests.
  • Ability to carry out geometric inspections

What’s in it for you?

  • A fantastic package with a starting salary of £30,359.25 including a 12.5% shift premium.
  • Free Parking.
  • Generous holiday allowance: 185 hours, plus bank holidays and an extra 3 days over Christmas.
  • Working for a fantastic global engineering business.
  • Pension matched employer/employee scheme and other benefits.
  • Mornings and Afternoon shift pattern.

For more information, please contact our Sheffield Team on 01143 830 046.
***Verus Recruitment Partners are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy and is an Equal Opportunities Employer***

Keywords: Metallurgical Laboratory Technician, Metallurgist Technician, metallurgical testing, Vickers hardness testing, Rockwell hardness testing, metallographic testing, hardness testing, hydrogen testing, NADCAP, Aerospace manufacturing, Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Chesterfield, South Yorkshire.

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