Furnace Tender Job Description Sample
- Preference will be given to those who currently work for Smith & Wesson*
Oversee the manufacture of machines and equipment that apply treatments to metals and metal components. These treatments remove defects and can be finished to specific products, for example, artificial aging. The Heat Treat Operator will be working with a variety of metals such as iron and stainless steel.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Loading the untreated product in an oven or a tank
Adjusting temperature controls for a particular treatment
Monitoring of the process, and adjusting times and temperatures according to the instructions
Removing the products from the oven and air drying, or air conditioning in water baths, oil or chemicals
Cleaning of oxides and scale of parts or sprinkler use steam-cleaning or chemical cleaning solutions
Sampling for testing hardness and other properties to ensure they meet manufacturer's specifications
Carrying out minor maintenance work
Testing parts for hardness, using hardness testing equipment, and stamps heat treatment identification mark on part, using hammer and punch
Removing parts from furnace after specified time and air dries or cools parts in water or oil brine or other baths
Reducing heat and allows parts to cool in furnace
Positioning part in fixture, pressing buttons to light burners and tending flame hardening machine, according to procedures, to case-harden metal part
Adjusting speed and operating continuous furnace through which parts are passed by means of reels and conveyors
Setting up and operating die-quenching machine to prevent parts from warping
Activating and tending electric furnace that anneals base sections of hardened parts for subsequent machining
Setting automatic controls, observing gauges, and operating gas or electric furnace used to harden temper, or anneal metal parts
Loading parts into containers, closing furnace door, and inserting parts into furnace when specified temperature is reached
Determining flame temperatures, current frequencies, heating cycles, and induction heating coils needed based on degree of hardness required and properties of stock to be treated
Reducing heat when processing is complete in order to allow parts to cool in furnaces or machinery
Moving controls to light gas burners and to adjust gas and water flow and flame temperature
Repairing, replacing, and maintaining furnace equipment as needed, using hand tools
Placing completed work pieces on tables, using cold rods, tongs, or chain hoists, or examining parts to ensure metal shades and colors conform to specifications, utilizing knowledge of metal heat-treating
Heating billets, bars, plates, rods, and other stock to specified temperatures prior to forging, rolling, or processing, using oil, gas, or electrical furnaces
Setting and adjusting speeds of reels and conveyors for prescribed time cycles in order to pass parts through continuous furnaces
NOTE: This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. The duties and responsibilities listed above may be changed or supplemented at any time in accordance with business needs and conditions.
Education and Experience:
High School/GED, prior experience working in a manufacturing environment
Lean manufacturing experience is preferred.
Must have proven ability to safely operate various manufacturing production machines
Competencies and Skills:
Must be able to follow verbal and written multi-step directions for semi-complex machine operations
Ability to multitask and resolve problems quickly
Able to work effectively in a team environment
Visual acuity and depth perception is required
Must be able to communicate in English verbally and in writing (basic verbal instructions, simple written memos and instructions)
Basic computer skills preferred
Must be able to sit, stand, walk, climb, bend, stoop, push, pull, carry, reach, twist
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment and Personal Protective Equipment:
Within the Smith & Wesson manufacturing facility, employees may be exposed to manufacturing noise, airborne liquid chemicals, fine particulate dust, ambient temperatures, and industrial lighting. Work environment is similar to most manufacturing operations. May be exposed to excessive noise, temperatures, hazards associated with working around moving machinery, work in confined quarters, exposure to vibrations and shop lighting, continuous exposure to hot temperatures, may be humid, odors, dust, continuous exposure to mechanical hazards, and occasional exposure to chemical hazards.
The following Personal Protective Equipment is required:
- Safety glasses with side shields and hearing protection required when on manufacturing floor
The use of additional personal protective equipment (PPE) may be required when a job task(s) is being completed in or around your assigned department or in another department, this includes safety eyewear, hearing protection, and safety footwear.
Load rolls of paper onto automatic splicing unit of web offset printing press or a Gravure press. Inspect rolls of paper for blemishes or tears and cuts away damaged area with knife.
Roll paper into loading position on automatic splicer, insert shaft of automatic splicer through roll core, secure holding chucks of automatic splicer to shaft ends, and thread paper through press components to prepare press for printing. Apply adhesive strip to backup roll and insert backup roll onto automatic splicing unit of press to prepare paper for automatic splicing. Remove roll of leftover paper from press after automatic splicing.
May operate mechanical truck to transport rolls of paper to press area. May assist with some of the make-ready tasks associated with the type of press operated such as hanging plates, examining plates, prepping and installing blankets, adjusting tension etc. May clean press and clean and install press components to maintain press in working order. May prepare and prepares and loads flat stock into a sheet fed press.
Requires general knowledge of offset presswork procedures and materials. Ability to read and follow job specifications to determine materials needed to run the job successfully.
Ability to make adjustments to auto splicer. Knowledge to load paper and prepare slice for continuous operation of the press. Knowledge of materials and requirements for press.
RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer
Press Assistant I - Roll Tender
Production opportunities at Quad instill a sense of empowerment and possibility distinct from those at other employers. Quad's state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities include world-class automation and printing technology. Our platform includes digital, gravure and offset presses that give our clients a full range of options to produce personalized marketing products. Fueled by innovative, interesting days, you'll find hard work is good work, and feel a deep sense of pride in a job well done – something shared by everyone in the community we call Quad.
Quad is currently seeking a Press Assistant I/Roll Tender to work in the Charlotte, NC Retail Plant. As a member of the press crew, the Press Assistant I (Roll Tender) has previous experience as a Press Asst. II (stacker/jogger) and is able to perform the duties of both positions and may be asked to do so from time to time. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Understanding standard operating procedures of the department
Manage the paper supply inventory on the press and feed rolls into the press
Coordinate plates and tickets for upcoming jobs and hang paper according to job tickets
Set up and make splices, bend and hang plates as well as hang blankets and assist with webbing up press
Ensure correct ink is available for job and check ink fountains regularly
Set fold during make-readies and check trim sheets to proof and complete necessary roll reports and paperwork accurately
Communicate effectively with plate room and paper warehouse and coordinate changing of ink, etch, and silicone totes as needed
Wash up the press and assist with preventative maintenance.
Candidates must have prior press experience as Press Assistant II (Jogger)
Strong mechanical abilities and knowledge of presses and roll stands and the ability to perform basic math calculations are essential.
Good verbal and written comprehension skills are a must.
Must be able to thrive in a team environment and work independently with minimal supervision.
This position also requires the ability to bend and lift 50 pounds continuously, ability to lift up to 90 pounds occasionally, stand long hours, use hands and wrists continuously and use vision in order to identify defects, performing repetitious tasks in a fast-paced atmosphere with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Additional Company Information
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.
Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
Drug Free Workplace
Strand Tender (4850)
Founded in 1915, we started with a single recycling location and have grown into a global enterprise, and one of the largest metal recyclers and steel manufacturers in the United States. Our vertical integration model was the first of its kind and revolutionized the way the steel industry operates today.
We are also a Fortune 1000, global company that is committed to delivering industry-leading customer service, providing a safe and healthy environment where our employees can succeed, creating value for our investors and improving our communities.
We are sensitive to the impact our industry has on the environment, which is why we are committed to a process that minimizes our carbon footprint and preserves our natural resources for future generations. Our recycling facilities collect metals from the community and convert them into steel that supports our infrastructure.
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Strand Tender (4850)
Location:Birmingham, AL (0212) Relocation Assistance:No
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Harrison Steel is hiring salaried Furnace Supervisors on multiple shifts. The Furnace Supervisor manages hourly employees that are responsible for operating our electric arc furnaces, ensuring correct quality of metal grades, and process adherence, from scrap steel to the precise customer-specified liquid steel.
Individual reports to the Melting Operations Manager. Local applicants only, at this time, who reside within the 30-mile commuting radius surrounding Attica, Indiana.
Trains employees; plans, assigns and directs work; appraises performance; rewards and disciplines employees; addresses complaints and resolves problems
Schedules specific production activities based on the Furnace department and their customer, the Foundry department
Coordinates with the Foundry and molding lines to schedule processing, and batch times and order. Tracks data and processes to ensure proper processing.
Ensures necessary supplies are on hand. Monitors equipment status and reports any problems to Maintenance or Engineering
Valid fork truck license preferred
High school diploma or general education degree (GED), and at least one year related experience or training. Mechanical Engineering Technology degree is strongly preferred. Basic knowledge of computers and mathematics required; metallurgical knowledge is strongly preferred.
Occasional exposure to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level is usually moderate in the office and very loud in the Furnace department.
Our Production buildings are not climate controlled. Temperatures reach 100 degrees inside the facility on many summer days and drop well below 40 degrees in the winter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Competitive salary; 401k and profit sharing; medical, dental and vision insurance available for purchase; and the WeCare Clinic, available to employees and family members for a variety of medical visits with no out-of-pocket costs.
ABOUT HARRISON STEEL
Harrison Steel is a family owned company that engineers and manufactures castings of 350 to 12,500 pounds, net casting weight, for businesses in industries such as construction, mining, energy transmission, and oil and gas. HS is located in Attica, Indiana, where it was founded in 1906 by J.W.
Harrison, as the National Car Coupler Company. Attica is a rural city surrounded by traditional Midwest farmland that about 3,200 residents call home. The foundry is a 40-minute drive from Lafayette, Indiana or Danville, Illinois, and 1.5 hours from Indianapolis.
Manager, Batch And Furnace - OEG
Manager, Batch and Furnace - OEG
Fishers, Indiana, US
Ardagh Group is a global leader in glass and metal packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world's leading food, beverage and consumer care brands. Ardagh Group has a truly global presence. We operate 109 glass and metal manufacturing facilities in 22 countries, employing approxmately 23,500 people and have global sales of approxmately US$8.2 bn.
At Ardagh we have a reputation for innovation; pushing the boundaries of what's possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. The unprecedented growth of our business has been driven by our unrivalled expertise, obsession with quality and commitment to continuous improvement.
We strongly believe that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued, can work to their full potential and where their achievements are celebrated. We are creating an exciting future for Ardagh that is built on our core values of trust, teamwork and excellence and we have opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines across our organization.
For more information on Ardagh Group, please visit www.ardaghgroup.com
You can also download our News Centre App by searching Ardagh in the App Store.
This role is a member of the Organizational Excellent Group who is a key leader to support the strategy and best, standard operating principles throughout the manufacturing processes specific to the Batch and Furnace area.
Leading 15 indirect reports within the B&F Functional Group developing and implementing Best Practice for standard operation procedures throughout the manufacturing plants.
Conduct OEG Plant Reviews covering the B&F Best Practices
Support continuous improvement initiatives within the manufacturing plants
Formulating & implementing of the operational excellence B&F strategy
Work closely with Glass Technology department to assure the most optimal furnace performance for standard glass.
Organize and direct the Functional Group operation of the furnace and batch mixing facilities ensuring consistent quality glass through the most efficient use of energy and equipment.
Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment consistent with Ardagh Group's policies and procedures, while striving for zero accidents.
Direct and support batch and furnace departmental managers, including maintenance and preventative maintenance guidelines, furnace, batch and cullet operations.
Drive the activity of monitoring and controlling established procedures, policies, and quality standards utilized in glass melting, refining, and ingredients used in batches.
Support plant individual development needs
Comply with Environmental and Food Safety standards as set forth in plant policies/programs within Department responsibilities.
A successful candidate will possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical field.
Lean Six Sigma certification is preferred.
A minimum of 7+ years of experience in Batch & Furnace operations.
Knowledge of the methods and quality standards for manufacturing.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a team-based environment.
Must have excellent leadership, interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills with good team dynamics and possess strong planning and organizational skills.
Must have knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Applications
Environment & Physical requirements
Plant manufacturing environment with exposure to heat, fumes and moving machinery. Requires a significant amount of walking.
Hearing and eye protection must be worn in the plants, as well as other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required.
This position will be filled without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status, disability, sexual preference, or veteran status.
- Location: Flexible on location provided an office in an existing plant location.*
Our Vision and Values
The people that make up Ardagh Group share much more than a strong brand and an excellent reputation. We each share a common vision: to be the preferred packaging partner to the world's leading brands. We will achieve our vision by delivering customer innovation, providing an inspirational environment for our people and creating sustainable value for our business through its growth and development.
Ardagh Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Il Team Gare Pubbliche – Area Amministrativa - si occupa della partecipazione alle gare broker indette dalle pubbliche amministrazioni, quali a titolo di esempio, strutture sanitarie, multi-ulities, enti di stato, enti locali, etc.
Per la sede di Milano, stiamo selezionando un Tender Specialist.
La risorsa selezionata deve aver maturato una breve esperienza in attività affine, svolta principalmente presso Uffici Gare di società operanti nel settore dei servizi.
Il/La candidato/a si occuperà dell'individuazione, della ricerca e del monitoraggio dei bandi di gara e delle offerte sul mercato, dell'analisi dei requisiti per la valutazione della fattibilità e della verifica di idoneità; gestirà la redazione degli atti e della documentazione richiesti dalla procedura di gara, dalla fase introduttiva fino a quella conclusiva, il monitoraggio e il rispetto delle scadenze previste.
Tra le attività previste dal ruolo prevedono inoltre:
Analisi dei documenti di gara;
Predisposizione della documentazione amministrativa propedeutica alla partecipazione alle gare broker;
Supporto all'ufficio legale esterno in occasione di contenziosi derivanti dalla partecipazione alle gare broker.
Laurea in Giurisprudenza;
Esperienza di almeno 3 anni maturata in posizione analoga;
Buona conoscenza della lingua inglese;
Ottimo utilizzo di Microsoft Office;
Proattività, ambizione, passione per il settore, problem solving e spiccate competenze comunicative e relazionali completano il profilo.
Office Location: Milano
Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.
Load rolls of paper onto automatic splicing unit of web offset printing press. Inspect rolls of paper for blemishes or tears and cuts away damaged area with knife. Roll paper into loading position on automatic splicer, insert shaft of automatic splicer through roll core, secure holding chucks of automatic splicer to shaft ends, and thread paper through press components to prepare press for printing. Apply adhesive strip to backup roll and insert backup roll onto automatic splicing unit of press to prepare paper for automatic splicing. Remove roll of leftover paper from press after automatic splicing. May operate mechanical truck to transport rolls of paper to press area. May assist with some of the make-ready tasks associated with the type of press operated such as hanging plates, examining plates, prepping and installing blankets, adjusting tension etc. May clean press and clean and install press components to maintain press in working order. May prepare and Prepares and loads flat stock into a sheet fed press.
Requires general knowledge of offset presswork procedures and materials.
Ability to read and follow job specifications to determine materials needed to run the job successfully.
Ability to make adjustments to auto splicer.
Knowledge to load paper and prepare slice for continuous operation of the press.
Knowledge of materials and requirements for press.
Job requires ability to exert in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Furnace Utility Operator
AES has an immediate opening for a Furnace Utility Operator located at its Canton, Ingot facilities. This position is responsible for operating and maintaining high productivity melting furnaces.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of a furnace operator.
Interpret and control furnace conditions to ensure the product is consistent with customer specifications and meets all quality standards.
Operate equipment such as tow motors, overhead cranes, welders and hoists. • Conduct preventive and general maintenance on furnace hardware.
Troubleshoot equipment and system abnormalities and perform required maintenance to fix the issues.
Operate grinders, saws and drill presses to condition and prepare Ingots for the next process step.
Adhere to all standard operating procedures and ensure compliance with all safety and quality processes.
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
High school diploma and a minimum of one year related manufacturing experience.
Experience with conducting general maintenance on equipment or experience with hydraulic, pneumatic, or electrical systems.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and blueprints.
Experience using a computer to enter and track data.
Exhibit a strong work ethic that includes a good attendance record.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondences.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule to include holidays, weekends, and overtime.
Ability to perform physical work, with the ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds.
Ability to work in high, precarious places and small or confined spaces.
2nd or 3rd Shift Opening
Operates furnaces and air ovens for heat treating and brazing of parts (repair cracks, join metals, and build-up surfaces). Cross trains in other complementary skills as needed to support production requirements.Specific Accountability
Inspects incoming parts and reviews process instructions.
Performs mechanical cleaning of parts such as stainless steel grit blasting and glass beading.
Prepares and mixes brazing filler metal mixtures according to specifications.
Applies braze filler metals to parts.
Operates, programs and controls furnaces (vacuum, atmosphere) for heat treating and brazing of parts. Utilizes thermocouples and dew-point meters to aid in temperature and gas quality measurements.
Inspects parts after unloading the furnace and ensures appropriate documentation is kept.
Checks and inspects furnace equipment and working area.
Participates in continuous improvement of cell operations.
Cross trains in other complementary skills and seeks endorsements for those skills as needed to support production requirements.
Moves between production assignments that utilize multiple skills endorsements as needed to support production requirements.
Participates in the cross training of other technicians as needed to support production requirements.
Responsible for observing all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe practices/conditions.
Carries out other duties as assigned.
Ability to read, understand and interpret blueprints.
Knowledgeable and proficient in the proper use of precision measuring equipment.
Basic understanding of the mechanical/electrical operating system of a furnace.
Thorough knowledge of ferrous and non-ferrous materials.
Working knowledge of material safety data sheets and the handling of hazardous materials/chemicals.
Thorough knowledge of related company instructions, company processes, temporary overhaul data revisions, reworks process instructions and original equipment manufacturer manuals.
Attainment of applicable process stamp(s).
Must be a US Citizen or a US Permanent Resident
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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