Heat Treatment Assistant – Days

Location: Xtrac UKClosing Date: 10 October 2023

About the role

Are you a heat treatment assistant who is looking for a new and exciting role to take your career to the next level?

Or wanting to kick start a career with the world’s leading supplier of high-performance transmissions?

If so, we have a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a busy, growing team as well as develop new skills and drive your career.

We are looking for heat treatment assistants to join our passionate and experienced team to support the heat treatment process in our state-of-the-art facilities in Thatcham, UK.

You will be assisting the heat treatment technicians with the preparation and processing of parts for heat treatment, this will include cleaning parts, applying stop-off compound, assembling fixtures & grit-blasting.

There will be opportunities to gain knowledge of using atmospheric and vacuum heat treatment equipment, undertaking processes such as: carburising, hardening, tempering, stress relieving and gain experience of material coupon preparation for hardness testing as well as operating procedures and effective jigging technique.

About you

We are looking for enthusiastic, passionate, and motivated people to join a fast-paced, and dynamic team who are building the best transmission systems in the world.

You will be educated to GCSE level in maths and science and be aware of health and safety policies and procedures.

You will have a can-do attitude with the desire to want to learn and progress and have experience or an interest with manual dexterity work.

Whilst we’re not necessarily looking for people with experience working within a heat treat department, it would be good if you have some experience within a manual handling or workshop/manufacturing environment.

However, above all else we’re looking for people who want to learn and progress with the right behaviours and attitude.

About Xtrac

Xtrac is the world’s leading supplier of high-performance transmissions for top level professional motorsport and high performance automotive applications.

We are proud to employ some of the leading people in our industry, and we recognise that our people are the driving force to our key successes.

Our products are used internationally across the most prestigious motorsport events so naturally we have a passion for winning and continuously improving, whether that be our products, our people, or our business.

What makes us who we are is our people. We share behaviours and values to ensure Xtrac remain world class and have a culture that delivers!

We are…




Externally Focused

Yearn to Learn

Company benefits include

Competitive Salary
Pension Contribution
Life Assurance
Private Health Care
Eye Care Assistance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Company Events
On-site Parking
Reward & Recognition Incentives
Flexible Working for Some Roles
Salary Sacrifice Electric Car Scheme
Free Safety Workwear

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