Clayville, NY 13322
Growing manufacturing company in the New Hartford area is looking for 1st shift Furnace Operator!
Direct hire starting at $15/hr+ with an excellent benefits package.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Perform various cleaning, monitoring and securing operations to assist in the set-up of a vacuum atomization furnace.
Work from verbal and written instructions to perform repetitive tasks before and after the and when required during the atomization process.
Assist in preparing raw material charges, running the furnace control board, making minor repairs on the furnace, atomization chamber, and other auxiliary equipment, cleaning the atomization chamber, carry out housekeeping duties.
Assist in the removal and replacement furnace lid and coils. Cleaning the interior of the furnace chamber and O ring seal.
Clean raw material charge and transport to charge area. As directed assist in the attachment and detachment of gas, electric, and water lines to furnace lid and tank. Utilizing electric hoist remove and replace furnace lid from furnace chamber. Clean inside of crucibles, patch cracks and performs other repair tasks of crucible prior to next run.
May be required to carry out tasks not specifically listed, within the scope and skill level of this position in support of department objectives and to develop one s skills
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Must have High School diploma or equivalent
Must have a good attendance record
Must have strong communication skills
Must be able to work overtime when required
Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. Independently
Must be able to work from heights up to 60
Must have strong mechanical aptitude
Must be able to wear a respirator
Must be physically capable of: bending, lifting, squatting, twisting, overhead reaching, standing on feet for long period of time up to 8 hrs, and climbing stairs