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Heat Treat Operator in Muncy, PA at Andritz

Date Posted: 10/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Set up, operate, or tend heating equipment, such as heat-treating furnaces, flame-hardening machines, induction machines, soaking pits, to temper, harden, anneal, or heat-treat refiner plates.

Loads and unloads heat treat furnaces using floor cranes and mobile equipment; record pertinent heat treat cycle information on log sheets; monitor furnace controls, set up and adjust process parameters; perform required inspection and testing, such as flatness and hardness properly recording results; troubleshoot equipment and perform preventative maintenance; understand and implement emergency shutdown procedures of furnaces when required; understand heat treat principles and recommend adjustments, as required, to achieve required material properties; straighten refiner plates using hydraulic press; participate as a team member to continuously improve safety, quality, manufacturing costs and lead times. Perform other duties, including cross-training as robot grinder and other positions, as directed. Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Must be able to handle and transport materials utilizing fork trucks, cranes, and other mobile equipment, and hydraulic presses; be a logical thinker with problem-solving strategies, detailed, self-motivated, able to handle multiple tasks, prioritize work, make sound, independent decisions, maintain a high degree of accuracy in a fast-paced environment, be versatile, flexible, have a cooperative attitude to interface with all levels of staff and departments inside/outside the company; work independently and/or as a team member with little to no supervision. Excellent knowledge of the English language and grammar is required. The ability to communicate effectively, at all levels (internal/external) both verbally and in writing is essential. Candidate must comply with strict product standards and represent the Company’s interests, and regard confidentiality at all times.

Position requires ability to work in manufacturing plants with exposure to varying temperatures and noise levels, dust, dirt, fumes. Candidate required to sit, stand, walk, bend, reach, push, pull, kneel, stoop, crouch, climb, grasp, ascend/descend stairs, maneuver within tight spaces, and routinely lift in excess of 50 lbs. Must possess excellent mobility, solid visual acuity, good hearing, touch, coordination, balance, and manual dexterity. Position requires ability to endure long hours and work to the highest standards of safety, quality, and 5S housekeeping at all times, as well as wearing necessary personal protective equipment. Must be flexible to work different shifts as business dictates.