Heat Treatment Assistant – Nights

Location: Xtrac UKClosing Date: 10 October 2023

About the role

We are currently recruiting for Heat Treatment Assistants to support the night shift  heat treatment process in our busy and growing team.

The successful candidate will assist 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.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a busy, growing team as well as develop new skills and build a career.

About you

The successful candidate will be:

  • Educated to GCSE level in Maths and Science
  • Be aware of Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Enthusiastic and passionate
  • Good attitude with the desire to want to learn and progress
  • Experience or an interest with manual dexterity work


Whilst we’re not necessarily looking for people with working experience within a heat treat department, as we can teach you all you need to know, 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 atittude.

About Xtrac

Here at Xtrac, we are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of Motorsport and High Performance Automotive Transmission Solutions. 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. Our vision is to transform into a world class high performance automotive supplier whilst retaining our position as a world leader in motorsport, so now is the time to join our journey, make an impact and contribute to the success of our future.


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


If you’re looking for an exciting new opportunity, you could be just what Xtrac are looking for. 

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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