NDT Technician

Rotherham, Yorkshire
Liberty Speciality Steels Limited
Date advertised:
Job details:

Liberty Speciality Steels is hiring for an NDT Technician. The NDT Technician will devise, develop and maintain a robust system of NDT procedures and operator training across the full range of equipment operated by Liberty Speciality Steels, which meets customer, national and international standards requirements.

The role involves advising management in all aspects of NDT and ensuring the correct operation of NDT procedures throughout the works. This will include liaising with equipment suppliers, engineering and production staff in developing specifications for new NDT equipment, measuring the success with which objectives are achieved.

This position exists to ensure compliance with Nadcap and specific national, international and customer standards of performance of NDT operations within the company.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Train, examine and certificate NDT personnel to accepted international standards in order to meet customer demands and liaise with external training facilities to develop/implement suitable courses
  • Use NDT inspection methods such as immersion, in-line and manual ultrasonic testing, magnetic particle inspection, magnetic flux leakage, eddy current testing, thermographic surface inspection, optical spectrometry and X-ray fluoroscopy testing. The expectation is that the role will cover any existing or future NDT techniques that may be required but are not currently applied by the business
  • Advise on the design, specification and purchase of NDT equipment to ensure the most cost-effective meeting of customer standards and devise methods of measuring the achieved capability
  • Liaise with engineering personnel (both in house and externally) to maintain, improve or develop NDT equipment to optimise availability and performance
  • Interpret and evaluate customer NDT requirements and prepare written instructions to ensure they are achieved
  • Advise sales personnel on the capabilities of the works products in meeting customer requirements
  • Devise and implement novel NDT techniques when these may be required either to solve specific problems or to improve the monitoring of product quality
  • Liaise with customers in resolving any arising NDT problems in order to minimise any customer dissatisfaction and cost to the works
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all NDT methods applicable to the industry and customer, national and international standards applicable to those methods
  • Represent the company on national/international bodies concerned with NDT
  • Support all audit activities associated with both internal and external auditors, including maintaining standards for all end-use applications.
Required skills:
Certification to Level 3 is strongly preferred. Consideration will be given to applicants who are not currently qualified to NDT Level 3, but applicants must be prepared to study for appropriate NDT qualifications to achieve Level 3 within two years.

A good background knowledge of the products, processes and systems is also necessary, which might be represented by, for example, a technical/engineering degree plus a minimum of five years’ work experience.

Ongoing CPD commitment is needed in order to maintain up-to-date knowledge of developing technology and certification requirements and to facilitate the necessary five-yearly NDT Level 3 requalification.

Benefits include 35 days’ holiday, up to 16% combined pension contribution, access to occupational health services and career progression.

Contact details:

Sophie Spendley, Liberty Speciality Steels Limited, Stocksbridge, Sheffield S36 2JA, UK.
T / +44 (0)114 288 2361
E / contactus@specialityuk.com

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