Associate Furnace Operator

Clayville, NY 13322

Posted: 05/22/2024 Employment Type: Temp to Hire Industry: Machine Operator Job Number: 160700 Pay Rate: 19.00-20.90

Job Description

Staffworks is seeking an Associate Furnace Operator in Clayville NY


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • United States Citizenship required due to government contracts
  • Must have High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Must be able to work overtime when required
  • Must be able to lift to 25 lbs. independently
  • Must be able to work from heights up to 60
  • Must have strong mechanical aptitude
  • Must be physically capable of the following: bending, lifting, squatting, twisting, overhead reaching, standing on feet for long period of time up to 8 hours, and climbing stairs


Essential Functions:

  • 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.


The salary range for this role is $19.00 plus 10% shift differential


Available shifts:

Friday Sunday 7pm 7am

Monday Thursday 10pm 8am


Comprehensive benefit package upon hire: 

  • 120 vacation hours, yearly 
  • 96 hours of holiday time, yearly (including the week from Christmas to New Year s)
  • 56 Hours of Sick Time, yearly
  • Sick Time payout every year for sick hours not used
  • Quarterly Attendance Incentive Program up to $1,000 extra each year
  • 401k Company match up to 4% and up to additional 7% Company contribution
  • Onsite fitness center
  • Matching HSA contribution up to $1,500, for eligible employees
  • Employee basic life insurance & AD&D paid by company
  • Bonus program for all employees
  • Employer Scholar Program eligible on 1st day (up to 25k per year to pay for certificates, associates, bachelors, and master degree programs in eligible fields ; up to 3 hours paid time each week for employees in the ESP program to study/complete homework)

Additional Information

Please contact the Staffworks branch office closest to you for more information.

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