As a result of continued success, my client who is a leading designer and manufacturer of precision engineered metal components now seeks a Plating Technician .
You will be responsible for conducting plating and surface treatment operations on a wide range of components. This will include component preparation, pre-treatments, application of coating & plating materials and post processing components ready for the next production step.
You will also be responsible for product inspection and data collection, and support, or at times lead, problem solving activities using process data that has been collected.
The role includes conducting operator maintenance tasks; chemical changeovers, tank cleaning, process checks and general area maintenance.
The ability to co-operate and collaborate with other team members, Engineering and the Quality Control team in order to meet objectives and drive improvements is an important aspect of the job role.
The successful Plating Technician will ideally have significant experience operating within a surface treatments facility, safely handling chemicals.
Previous experience working in surface preparation and lapping, chemical etching, cleaning and plating pre-treatment processes is required.
You should have a good eye for detail; able to inspect components using engineering tools (micrometers, microscopes etc) and compare good & bad products, and be able to diagnose treatment problems.
Also required for this role is the ability to read and accurately follow work instructions, along with a good technical ability and understanding of manufacturing equipment.
You should have a basic awareness of Health and Safety legislation regarding manufacturing and safe handling of chemicals.
An Engineering Qualification would be advantageous.
Candidates MUST be eligible to work and live in the UK. Copies of passport and visa will be requested for verification.
The role is working on a day rotating shift, 1 week early, 1 week late.
Skills: Plating, Electroplating, Electroless Plating, Coating, Polishing, Chemical Etching, Surface Treatments.
To Apply Direct: Please send CV & Covering Letter to [email protected]