Furnace Operator

Feb 13, 2018
Mar 13, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time


Furnace Operator

**Job Function:**

Manufacturing / Operations

**Business Unit Group:**

Engineered Products and Solutions

**Position Description:**

Job Summary

Performs various setup and monitoring activities of Box, Pit and/ or Vacuum Furnaces required in Heat-Treat, and Coating Processes.

Essential Functions

Input, monitor and modify computerized furnace programs as indicated by instruction sheets.

Following instructions provided by Department Supervisor, Process Operations (A.I.?s and PMS?s)Support operations may include performing dew-point tests on production furnace runs (Pit Furnaces ONLY).

Job Responsibilities

Perform Dew Point Test prior to furnace run per Activity Instructions (A.I.s).

Properly enter Cycle Ramp Rates, Soak Times and Cycle Times per Process Sheets. Monitor temperature level until proper temperature is reached. Fully understand all operations of furnaces to insure minimal deviation from process and correct process is run.

Receive and review paperwork (Loading Information, Router) for each process to be completed. According to the process instruction sheets provided, operator will set up controls on furnace panels, and monitor outputs on instruments to ensure conformity with compliance standards.

Check furnace control panel for up to date calibration sticker. Ensures charts or screen is loaded and controls are set in accordance with established procedures.

Maintain daily operation sheet for all work in process and logs in and out times for each job.

Once processes are complete, collects all paperwork/chart review results, Approval of furnace runs.

Responsible to maintain, update and monitor departmental records pertaining to thermocouple usage.

Receives all paperwork covering heat treat and inputs required, and information into departmental record log.

Troubleshoot minor problems with equipment independently, refers others to management for resolve.

Adhere to all company safety rules and practices and wears protective equipment as directed.

**Requisition Number:**


**Minimum Years of Experience:**

Entry Level

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Current certified Furnace Operators in the Branford, CT facility are preferred.

**Primary Location:**


**Minimum Education Required:**

High School or GED

**Minimum Travel Required:**


**Basic Qualifications:**

+ High School Diploma or GED

+ Minimum of 6 months Furnace Operator Experience.

This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

**Business Unit:**

Arconic Engines

**Job Type:**

Entry Level/New Grad

Compliance With the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations Arconic reaffirms its policy to provide equal employment opportunity in recruiting, hiring, upgrading and promotion, conditions and privileges of employment, company-sponsored training, access to facilities, educational assistance, social and recreational programs, compensation, benefits, transfers, discipline, layoffs, recalls or termination of employment to all employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age (within statutory limits). We live our Values and measure our success by the success of our customers, shareholders, communities and people. Arconic?s success is driven by the advantage created by the collective efforts of its employees, and is dependent upon a diverse, inclusive environment that embraces change, new ideas, respect for the individual and fosters an equal opportunity for success. We have zero tolerance for discrimination, intimidation or harassment of any kind.