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Furnace Technician

Wabash, IN 46992

Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 197050 Pay Rate: 20.00 - 27.00 Branch: Huntington

Our professional recruiting department is seeking a Furnace Technician for one of our reputable Wabash, IN customers! This is a direct hire opportunity, offering competitive wages and benefits.

Shift and Compensation

-1st Shift, 7: 00am - 3: 00pm but needs to be flexible between ALL shifts

-$20.00 - $27.00 / Hourly

Job Duties

-Follows all company safety policies and procedures

-Know plant EPA goals or requirements and insures goals are met on a daily basis

-Maintain good quality products by insuring consistent operation of furnace and afterburner system

-Performs/assist in Cupola furnace preparation, start-up, shutdowns, and clean outs

-Inspects the furnace and controls, completes the shift change inspection check list then reports identified irregularities

-Can operate the automated raw material conveyor system-Knows proper cupola shutdown procedures in the event of an emergency

-Knows the functions and correct adjustments to cupola air, oxygen enrichment system, and raw material weigh scale

-Knows how to start and shut down the emission control system and when to open the stack caps

-Can perform various charge formulas required to make wool products

-Controls, monitors, and adjusts operations of furnace and maintains the burden height in the furnace

-Regularly monitors, verifies, and adjust the furnace power and temperature

-Maintains control of cupola parameters; cooling and charge flow rates, cooling, melt, and gas temperatures

-Reports any problems to appropriate personnel and carries out emergency procedures

-Uses fork lift and other related material handling machinery as necessary

-Ensures clean and orderly housekeeping in all assigned areas at all times

-Performs other tasks and duties within scope as necessary and in agreement with the lead

Background Profile

-Minimum high school diploma or equivalent-Minimum of two (2) years experience and/or training in an industrial/ manufacturing environment

-Foundry preferred

-Experience operating powered industrial equipment such as forklift, Bobcat, overhead cranes, and hoists is preferred

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