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Thermal Processing Technician/Senior Technician


Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full time


Thermal Processing Technician/Senior Technician

AMT Group

Location: Cambridge

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Salary: Competitive rate

Description of role:

TWI is one of the world’s leading independent research and technology organisations, with expertise in materials joining and engineering processes. We develop innovative solutions for real industry problems that can have a profound impact on the world and people’s lives.

The Thermal Processing Technology team at TWI are looking to back fill a recently vacated position. We are seeking a self-motivated Technician/Senior Technician with mechanical, engineering or materials skills. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on experiments with advanced vacuum furnace equipment, heat treatment, 3D scanning technology, brazing techniques on ever changing research projects. The diversity of Thermal processing technology developed and delivered by TWI is globally unique making this an exciting career development opportunity.

Contributing to internationally renowned work on established and emerging thermal processing techniques, you will enjoy responsibility for, and rapidly gain experience in, these areas. You will strengthen the capabilities of a knowledgeable, innovative and welcoming team by taking on responsibilities including the full working knowledge and programming of various sized vacuum furnace equipment, preparation of components and samples pre and post treatment, develop knowledge of powder characterisation, brazing, small scale mechanical/electrical testing, amongst other niche thermal experiments. As well as maintenance of equipment and involvement in design and development of jigs, fixtures and experimental parameters.


This position will require occasional travel.

Security clearance:

You will require or be prepared for UK security clearance for this role.

About us:

TWI Ltd is a world expert in engineering, materials and joining technologies. We provide industry with advice and know-how in design, fabrication, failure analysis and prevention.

Diversity statement:

TWI Ltd is committed to treating all employees fairly and to being an inclusive employer. Our aim is to create a work environment where our employees can reach their full potential. We put Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the heart of our people practices to attract, develop and retain the best talent.

Closing Date: 10th February 2023

Reference number: 221/22