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Furnance Operator

Cherry Valley, IL 61016

Posted: 05/16/2023 Industry: Machine Operator Job Number: 52640

Job Description

Title: Furnance Operator

Shift:   2nd shift 3-11pm

Pay: $17.00

Performs operations required to control equipment in accordance with specific heat-treat processes and practices.

Work area temperatures frequently above 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer and below 50 degrees Fahrenheit in winter.

Job Duties:
  • Pull work from incoming or in-process storage areas.
  • Prepares work for processing in the appropriate equipment conforming to shop order or departmental instructions.
  • Reviews all shop order instructions, customer paperwork, and appropriate charts to ensure all products conform to customer specifications.
  • Maintains all work areas to insure they are clean and organized.
  • Records all required information, such as furnace temperatures and load and container locations. Verify and signoff/initial on shop orders that work has been processed accurately.
  • Obtains supervisor approvals for all process deviations.
  • Breakdown loads and move products using forklifts, charge carts, or hoists.
  • Monitor all processes, gas flows, temperatures, time and quench settings.
  • Ensure all equipment is functioning mechanically correct and record required information on charts.
  • Must operate all equipment within safety standards and know where and when jobs will be completed and what additional operations are to be performed on furnace work.
  • Assists with the training of new departmental employees to ensure equipment operation, procedures, and safety rules are followed and adhered to.
  •   Performs other duties as may be assigned.
  •  Must be able to communicate ( read, write and speak) English ( Bilingual English. Spanish) is a plus

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to use fingers, feel with hands, push and pull with arms, pick-up, move, lift, or shift parts or loads up to 50 pounds, bend, stoop, climb stairs, walk, and stand for long periods of time. Extremely fast-paced environment.

Work Environment:

  • Work with oiled materials. Must be able to tolerate excessive temperature exposures and noise associated with the heat-treating industry. Employees are required to submit to annual Audiometric testing, wear mandatory safety shoes, eye protection, hearing protection, and wear proper safety and clothing attire.,

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