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Microsection Technician

Posted 29 February by Brose Ltd
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Salary icon Competitive salary
Location icon Exhall , West Midlands

Brose Ltd, Coventry West Midlands

Microsection Technician

Hourly rate of £12.74 + overtime and shift allowance

As a successful family-owned company on a path to global growth, the Brose Group offers challenging responsibilities and exciting career opportunities to performance-driven, skilled specialists with solid professional knowledge and proven career expertise who wish to contribute to our company's success.

We are seeking for a Microsection Technician who will be responsibile for the validation of welded assemblies and reporting on the quality of welded produced from weld cells. You will support the Quality Lab in continually driving cost reductions through effeciency imporvements and effective use of time.

We believe in investing in our employees' growth and offer career development opportunities to help you reach your full potential. This role that requires a wide range of skills to deliver and drive lean improvements through great engagement with our talented people.

As a Microsection Technician you will:

  • Complete destructive testing using Universal tensile test machines (50 / 100Kn)
  • Perform all the processes involved in the macro-etch sectioning of submitted welds:- Marking out, Plasma cutting, Diamond saw cutting, Rotary polishing, Acid etching
  • Dimensionally measure each sectioned weld to produce a comprehensive quality report, using digital microscopes, bespoke software and internal Excel spread sheets.
  • Compile and distribute reports on weld quality and inform relevant personnel of results
  • Reacts to NOK result as per Brose non-conforming procedure
  • Comply with and champion, within the Laboratory, all company policies and procedures
  • Undertake special projects/activities as required.
  • Complies with all company policies, procedures and guidelines including Brose code of conduct, FIRST, IDEAS, health and safety, environment, quality, discipline, grievance and equal opportunities

Company Benefits:

  • Free car park
  • Overtime premium
  • Long service days
  • Company App
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Exciting career progression opportunities.
  • Pension contribution up to 4%
  • Life assurance up to 3x salary
  • On site counsellor and occupational nurse
  • Employee assistance programme

We are on a journey to make Brose Coventry "a better place to work". Underpinned by our FIRST principles of Family, Identification (Proud to work at Brose), Respect, Success & Team, which are fundamental qualities that we seek for all our employees and Leaders.

What we’re looking for in a Microsection Technician:

You need to have previous experience in in a manufacturing / JIT environment. Have excellent communications skills and ability to work well with employees at different levels, and escalate issues as required. Be able to demonstrate ability to respond at pace, to changing demands through robust planning, teamwork, and collaboration.

You need to have at least 3 years of Quality or Welding experience though Laboratory experience is preferred. You must have 4 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or above including maths and english. You need to be able to multitask and have a good understanding of Cut, Polish and Etch analysis UTM Testing and Analysis Conformance to MSDS and safe handling of Chemicals

We are an equal opportunities employer. We’re committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures give us different perspectives and the more perspectives we have, the more successful we’ll be. By building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential.

If you believe you can successfully contribute to our business and would like to join us on our journey of making Brose Coventry a "better place to work", please click apply and complete the application process. We welcome the opportunity to review your application and welcome you to our team!

Required skills

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    Communication Skills
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    SAP system

Reference: 51515033

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