Carbon Furnace Operator Job Description Sample
Under general supervision, ensures parts are thermal treated in accordance with written specifications using a variety of thermal processing techniques.
May include, but not limited to the following: Normalizing, Quench and Temper, Stress Relief, Cold Stabilizing and Annealing. Position Accountabilities: 1.
Performs daily PM’s on furnaces. 2. Reviews routers for instructions and follows H-spec procedures. 3. Sets-up furnace, set temperature, and set timer per order specifications. 4.
Weighs count parts prior to, and after heat treat. 5. .Adjusts and controls furnace atmosphere. 6. Documents process events and parameters. 7. Complies with all environmental safe practices and regulations.
Reads all MSDS’ and possesses thorough knowledge of all oil and chemical labeling and storage requirements. 8. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested Position
High school or equivalent MINIMUM EXPERIENCE + 1-2 years SKILLS
Must pass internal certification as a Furnace Operator within 6 months of hire
Good interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
Use furnace instrumentation including: temperature controller, carbon controller, timers, strip charts, Alnor gages (dew point)
Follow instructions from routers, specifications LEVEL OF SUPERVISION
None Essential Functions: ACTIVITY (hours per day NEVER 0 hours OCCASIONALLY up to 3 hours FREQUENTLY 3-6 hours CONSTANTLY 6-8+ hours Sitting X Walking X Standing X Bending (neck) X Bending (waist) X Squatting X Climbing X Kneeling X Crawling X Twisting (neck) X Twisting (waist) X Repetitive use of hand X Simple grasp right X Simple grasp left X Power grasp right X Power grasp left X Fine manipulation right X Fine manipulation left X Push & Pull right X Push and pull left X Reach above shoulder X Reach below shoulder X Lifting and carrying requirements of the job: 0 hours up to 3 hours 3-6 hours 6-8+ hours 0-10 lbs.
X 11-25 lbs.
X 26-50 lbs.
X 51-75 lbs.
X 76-100 lbs. X 101 + lbs. X Heaviest item(name & weight) required to carry and the distance to be carried: 60 pounds pan of parts three feet.
Other requirements: YES NO If yes, briefly describe… Driving cars, trucks, and other equipment X Working around equipment and machinery? X Furnaces Exposure to excessive noise?
X Factory noise Exposure to extremes in temperature, humidity or wetness? X 120° summer months Exposure to dust, gas, fumes, or chemicals? X Natural gas, fumes from parts, chemicals, oils Working at heights?
X Operation of foot controls or repetitive foot movement? X Use of special visual or auditory protective equipment? X Face shield, leather apron, fire retardant apron, leather gloves, steel toed shoes, safety glasses, ear protection Other? X Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.
Requisition ID: PCC-US.23616
Hand loads specified proportions of scrap metal and returns to furnace.Sprinkles fluxing compound on molten metal to bring impurities to the surface.Turns valves to regulate injection of fuel and air into furnace, or moves controls to regulate flow of electricity and water coolant through electrodes to heat furnace to specified temperature.Observes color of metal and instruments such as voltmeter, ammeter, wattmeter and pyrometer.Removes crucible containing molten metal from furnace, moves levers to tilt crucible or open crucible door, or breaks clay plug to pour metal into ladle for transportation to molds.Skims slag from surface of molten metal.Transfers molten metal from furnace to teapot ladle.Covers open risers and sprue with hot top as soon as pourers fill a mold.Pours molten metal in sand molds when needed.Cleans furnaces and equipment.Must be able to figure furnace and ladle additions if lead man is not available (vacation or emergency).Be able to do minor repairs i replace furnace leads or hydraulic lines.Inspect inside of furnace after each pour for thin spots in lining and make decision if it is safe to run.Help set up heats and write mold (casting) numbers and quantity poured in the heat.Tag heat with heat number and material.Help shake out heats.Watches melt scrap for quality.Relines furnaces when the linings become unsafe.Insures the tap temperature is correct for the type of metal being poured and for the size and configuration of the casting in the mold.Must operate forklift and skid loader.Responsible for prepour and final coupons for spectrograph analysis.Operates electric hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products.Performs all work in a safety conscious manner. Be aware of dangers and take all appropriate counter measures to protect yourself and others around you.Wear all PPE that is required.
Ear plugs, respirator, face shield, apron, sleeves, leggings and steel toe boots.Responsible to maintain a clean and safe work area consistent with the Companyis housekeeping policies.Hampton Hydraulics, LLC, dba Seabee, a Ligon Company, recommends the National Career Readiness Certificate. For information on how to obtain this certificate, contact your local IowaWORKS office.
Batch Furnace Machine Operator - Cherry Valley, IL
Ensures consistent preparation of loads being assembled (rack, bulk layered, etc.) for processing in either the Nitrotec or Pusher furnaces and post heat treat requirements.
- Communicate with previous shift regarding parts being run and any issues.
- Check schedules and with management for work to be run.
- Verify temperatures, cycle times, carbon levels, etc., and document per work instructions.
- Rack, bulk layer baskets as needed for production.
- Perform required quality checks per work instructions.
- Operate forklifts in a safe and efficient manner.
- Maintain a clean and organized work area per housekeeping standards.
- Properly record information on all documents associated with furnace/process.
- Pull samples for lab as needed.
- Troubleshoot furnace problems.
- Perform other duties as may be assigned.
1. High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
2. Previous heat treat experience preferred but not required.
3. Must be ale to communicate (read, write, speak) in English; bilingual English/Spanish a plus.
4. Work in temperatures frequently above 100° (F) on all shifts.
5. Must able to move, lift or shift parts or loads up to 55 pounds.
6. Must be able to bend, walk and stand for long periods of time.
7. Must be a self-starter who is aggressive yet personable and willingly accepts responsibility.
FPM offers a wide variety of heat treating processes; serving the needs of over 3,000 customers and meeting the most challenging OEM and Military-Aerospace specifications. We serve all segments of the Greater Midwest manufacturing community including; automotive, construction and agricultural equipment, appliances and consumer products, general construction fasteners and building products, machinery components and tooling.
We have developed a strong niche in providing outsourced heat treating to many companies that previously operated their own internal heat treat operations. These undertakings have involved entire operations, as well as, providing a significant source of back-up/over-flow heat treating capacity.
Heat Treated And Brazing Furnace Operator
Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We are seeking a
Heat Treating and Brazing Furnace Operator for our Canoga Park, CA facility to work either the 1st or 2nd shift. This is a Union position.
Set up and operation of Heat treating and controlled atmospheric brazing furnaces to braze rocket engine thrust chambers and other assemblies where vacuum, explosive and/or inert gas atmospheres are used in production. Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each) 100%- Plan brazing and/or heat treat operations of developmental, prototype and production assemblies in controlled atmospheric brazing furnaces where explosive and inert gasses are used in the atmospheres. Set power and temperature controls, gas flow panels and instrumentation for electric or gas fired furnaces. Adjust switches on temperature control instruments for multiple cycle brazing.
Load assemblies on furnace base and make hookups of thermocouples and pressure lines as required.
Operate auxiliary power equipment to unload furnaces and cool down with cooling muffles. Perform heat treating and/or brazing operation as required.
Operate furnace to heat treat and/or braze assemblies including leak check and purge, instrumentation, heat-up, braze and cool down. Take action when emergency conditions arise during phases of operations to assure safety of personnel and equipment. Over-ride furnace controls by manual operation when necessary.
Requirements High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years of experience in heat treating and brazing operations.
Demonstrated experience working with and around hazardous chemicals including acids.
Must have a proven safety record and experience with PPE used with hazardous chemicals.
Experience handling large (500 lbs +) complex hardware with tooling and other handling devices (ie: pallet jacks, cranes, lifting straps, etc).
Experience reading, comprehending and using planning and drawings to meet required specification requirements.
Experience using measurement instruments to ensure parts are set-up and indicated properly to meet requirements.
Must carry or obtain applicable certifications to work in an environmentally controlled room.
- Must pass the written and practical exam required for Heat Treated and Brazing Furnace Operator. US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement. Work Environment and Physical
The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection.
Some positions may require Respirator clearance up to and including the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Level A clearance. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations.
Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization. Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you!
We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done. Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S.
Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3). Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.
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CategoryManufacturing and Production - Other
Hot Punch Furnace Operator
This is a job summary which includes essential job duties of the position. More specific information regarding duties may be provided upon request. In this role the selected person will need to have a good time management skills due to running 4 furnaces at once. The selected person will need to be able to work in a team environment and have a strong understanding of 5s and TPM. Duties: * Learn to operate multiple pieces of equipment including a horizontal furnance, butt welder, punch press.
Work as part of a team to identify quality and production gaps in the operation of new
Flex hours/schedule as demand dictates
Participate in safety initiatives.
Meet customer quality and production needs.
Utilize SAP for transactions, Inventory control
Willing to cross train on multiple pieces of equipment. Climate: Position requires highly motivated individual that can work in a rapidly changing manufacturning environment. Work is conducted in an environment of management and factory skilled and non-skilled personnel, with special emphasis on practicing team principles.
* Will to be hands on with equipment troubleshooting and process improvements
Good analytical and problem solving skills
Some computer ability
Good mathematical ability Hours:(1) M-F 5p-5a (2) A/B 5a-5p EEO Statement All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.
Requisition Number: 49053BR
Title:* Hot Punch Furnace Operator
Business:* US - GTS - Hand Tools Accessories and Storage (HTAS)
State / Country / Province:* Massachusetts
City:* East Longmeadow
No. of Positions:* 1
Heat Treat Furnace Operator - Weekend Day Shift
The primary responsibility of this position is to interpret and operate all the equipment in the department. Incumbent will work under moderate supervision. Responsibilities cited below are considered essential job functions: Principal
Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for accurate completion of daily inspection documents, i.e. daily inspection form, first machined piece, QCI-related forms, and Process Control Charts
Read and interpret the “recipe” for the parts being heat treated into the control of all equipment as needed
Schedule and/or mix furnace loads as needed to meet production demands and maximize the throughput of each furnace
Interact with the metallurgical lab to ensure the quality and timely release of the parts produced; Provide clear instructions to the furnace loader
Set up and/or program the computerized parts marking system or hand stamp as needed to properly mark each part according to standard work instructions
Log all appropriate data from the various controls located on each furnace and enter it into the computer according to standard work instructions
Will be required to safely start or recover all equipment as needed regardless if it is a cold start, recovery from a power or equipment failure
Other duties as assigned
- Required being very flexible in their daily job assignments as the incumbent will work 12 hour shifts with a strong desire to work additional hours as needed Skills/
Communication skills, ability to read, write and comprehend instruction
Ability to stand, stoop, bend, walk, reach frequently throughout the workday
Ability to lift items up to 30 lbs without assistance
Knowledge of mathematics, i.e. addition, subtraction and multiplication
Floor walker license preferred
Demonstrated ability to interpret and comprehend plans
Knowledge of operating all equipment
Furnace Operator certificatio
Demonstrated leadership ability self-motivated and self-disciplined
Analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to work well under pressure
- Demonstrated ability to interpret and comprehend plans Working Conditions/Physical
General shop and machine tool noise, dirt, grease, heat and fumes from the operation of machines and equipment. Normal working position is standing or walking through out the plant. The operator will be working in a potentially dangerous environment with hot parts and flammable gases. Some repetitive lifting/moving is required, depending on the daily assignment or tasks being performed. The weight can range anywhere from 1 to 30 lbs in which proper lifting/moving techniques are required. Standard Shift Hours: Friday/Saturday/Sunday: 6am - 6pm Benefits: Paid Time-Off Paid Holidays Medical Insurance with Flexible Spending Account Free Medical Clinic for Employees and Dependents Dental & Vision Insurance Life, STD & LTD Life Assistance Program 401(k)
Batch And Furnace Operator
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Operate, adjust and maintain all assigned sand unloading, batch, basement cullet and furnace equipment to assure product quality and efficiency. To control the overall process to insure a proper safe operation with a high degree of accuracy.
To identify and solve operational and quality problems. Performs special projects as assigned. Has complete entire department initial training program, for all work areas, as defined in the "GLASS PROCESS CONTROL UTILITY" position description.
Operates, adjusts and maintains all sand unloading, batch, basement cullet and furnace operations to insure that existing established standards are met. Insures that all work area operational logbooks, log sheets, checksheets, PLC reports, computer printouts, graphs, charts and inspection sheets are thoroughly and accurately completed in a timely manner. Performs basic preventative maintenance duties such as writing work orders, monitoring lubrication programs, monitoring efficiency of raw material transport system.
Insures the reliability of raw material sampling and testing programs, monitoring of cooling water filter programs, monitors regenerator clean-out programs and any other special programs as may be assigned. Makes recommendations to change or improve operational procedures or equipment affecting all trained work areas. Performs minor repair work in any trained work area that is not considered a trade skill job.
Troubleshoots and takes necessary actions to correct problems in all work areas to insure a safe and efficient operation. Insures familiarity and compliance with all work area company, division and department safety rules and procedures. Participates in on the job training for new department temporary or permanent personnel.
Insures that all general housekeeping functions are completed on time. Is an effective communicator to alla appropriate personnel in any and all normal or abnormal operating situations, at all times. Competently knowledgeable of minimum required to proficiently operate all work stations.
Able to expand knowledge limits into troubleshooting skills on a novice level. Licensed and totally proficient in the operation of all mobile equipment assigned to the department. Exposure to adverse environments such as dust, heat, cold and moisture.
Frequent work required at extreme heights. Occasional lifting of 40 lbs., exposure to molten glass, broken glass fragments, dry chemicals, oils, fuels, gases and generally dirty conditions
: 10970BRSand Batch Furnace OperatorUnited States Rocky Mountain Bottle CompanyWheat RidgeRocky Mountain Bottle Company is a joint venture partnership between MillerCoors and Owens-Illinois and is located in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. RMBC manufactures glass containers exclusively for MillerCoors.
The plant produces over 3.4 million bottles each day for brands such as Coors Light, Coors Banquet, Miller Lite (Vortex bottle), Blue Moon and Killian’s brands and ships to multiple MillerCoors breweries. RMBC employs approximately 260 people.
Must be 21 years of age or older. High School Diploma or equivalent with demonstrated above average oral/written/reading skills. STRONG basic mathematics and mechanical background Understanding of Process Control systems used in manufacturing Two years work in manufacturing, proficient minimal operator in all work areas Shift: 4X4 Rotating
State: Colorado Funtional Area (example: Brewery Operations, Marketing, Sales, Finance):
MillerCoors is an Equal Opportunity Employer: We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in our employment and personnel practices. Applicants are considered for all employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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salary:$12 - $13 per hour
date posted:Thursday, January 4, 2018
job type:Temp to Perm
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description Randstad has 3 immediate openings with a west Knoxville manufacturing for furnace operators. Candidate will be responsible for loading raw materials onto machines that will load them into a furnace for finishing. Employees will be responsible for recording data from the furnace hourly to make sure that quality specs are being met. Once the finished product is removed from the furnace, candidates will be responsible for measuring, weighing and packaging the finished product. Qualified candidates will have attention to detail and be open and responsive to training. Our client is looking to add to their permanent staff and will offer a shift differential once hired on. This position has the potential to top out at $19/hour. This position will require candidates to work weekends, but will offer 2 days off in a row every week. Basic Duties: -Loading and unloading materials onto machine that will load furnace
Hourly quality checks of furnace and data entry
Final inspection including using gauges and scales
- Packaging of finished product. Working hours: 3pm-11pm or 11pm-7am
-6 months of Manufacturing
2 positive references
Ability to Stand/ Stoop/ Bend for up to 8 hours
Basic Math Skills
Previous experience with measuring devices
Reliable transportation Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
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date posted:Thursday, January 4, 2018
Furnace Utility Operator
Furnace Utility Operator
Job Function: Manufacturing / Operations
Business Unit Group: Engineered Products and Solutions
Position Description: Assist in the operation and maintenance of high productivity melting furnaces.
Load/unload materials and product to/from furnaces
Inspect the condition of the product to ensure quality and document results accurately
Perform operations as directed from verbal and/or written documents such as: shift logs, procedures, work instructions, checklists and/or manuals
Maintain current status on relevant training, documents and competency training forms
Strong learning aptitude required because 85% of the knowledge required must be learned on the job
Operate equipment such as tow motors, overhead cranes, welder and hoists
Function as a viable member of the furnace team
Operate the furnace as directed during the melting process
Interpret and control the furnace conditions as they relate to the product being produced
Cross-train to operate all furnaces
Maintain operating records and logs
Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product
Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of work crew
Clean out furnaces during maintenance cycles
Set up furnace hardware including hearth, molds, shields and feeders
Conduct preventive and general maintenance on furnace hardware including hearth, molds, shields and feeders, gate valves, vacuum pumps, helium recovery systems and other support systems
Troubleshoot equipment and system abnormalities
Condition Ingots by operating grinders, saws and drill presses
Operate a cutting torch
Possess one or more of the following skills at the apprentice level: welding, machining, mechanical/millwright, MIG and TIG weld, Pneumatic and Hydraulic knowledge, machining skills or basic electrical circuit knowledge
Use various hand and power tools as directed
Ability to work in areas requiring safety harnesses (heights) and confined spaces
Take ownership of equipment and areas including all housekeeping activities. Drive 6S standards
Work in accordance with established safety rules
Must be flexible with work schedule and be available to work 12-hours shifts, overtime, and weekends. Will rotate from day to midnight shift every 30 days.
Work on tasks outside of the job description as directed by Management and/or Lead Operators for training, emergency relief purposes, production needs or continuous improvements
Requisition Number: 20860BR
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Primary Location: OH-Canton
Minimum Education Required: High School or GED
Minimum Travel Required: 0-25%
· Must be able to perform each individual job duty satisfactorily · Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or a minimum of two year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience · Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, drawings and blueprints · Ability to write routine reports and correspondence · Ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form · Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations · Physical Demands: The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision Work Environment: The employee is regularly exposed to high, precarious places and must be able to work in small or confined spaces. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in wet and/or humid conditions with fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud
Business Unit: Arconic Engineered Structures
Job Type: Entry Level/New Grad
Fraser Manufacturer is looking for a Furnace Operators
- Press Operator background a plus
- Furnace operations including loading and unloading of material
- Complete operation of all furnace equipment
- Wage based on experience
- 2nd and 3rd shift available
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