Under the supervision of the Heat Treat Supervisor, the Heat Treat Operator will operate the gas/electric/carburizing heat treat furnaces.
Job title: Heat Treat Operator
Department: Heat Treat
Reports to: Heat Treat Supervisor
FLSA Status: Hourly
Under the supervision of the Heat Treat Supervisor, the Heat Treat Operator will operate the gas/electric/carburizing heat treat furnaces with the purpose of producing heat treated product to customer specification.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
- Operation of gas, electric, and or carburizing furnace(s)
- Start-up and shut-down procedures associated with furnace(s)
- Perform Hardness checks and log results
- Operate fire extinguisher system
- Operate crane hoist for normalizing conveyor
- Magnaflux for cracks
- Understand and adjust speed on normalizing, oil and water conveyors
- Operate Company computer System
- Operate fork truck
- Maintain required quantity and quality levels
- Follow all safety regulations
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Education and/Or Experience
Requires a high school diploma or GED. No previous experience required. Related manufacturing experience or progressively responsible related experience is preferred. The position requires additional in-house training on special areas as appropriate.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as work orders, heat treat logs, move tickets, work instructions, employee handbook and safety regulations.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts using basic math to include addition and division.
Ability to solve practical problems and to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Requires ability to operate various tools and equipment to include SPC software, crane hoist, and fire extinguisher system, mag, grinder, forklift. Must also demonstrate the ability to work within a team environment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects tools or controls. The employee is frequently required to walk, and talk, or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach above shoulders; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 60 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near heat treat furnaces and other moving mechanical parts. The employee is often exposed to high heat or hot working conditions, depending on the time of year. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.