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Melt Shop Operator in Muncy, PA at Andritz

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Duties and Abilities:

Performs work in a safe and efficient manner and keep area neat and clean. Performs duties associated with the induction furnace melting operations to include charging, melting, and pouring of metal in accordance with the following foundry work instructions: F7 Melt Schedule, F8 Charge Furnace-Melt, Test & Hold, F9 Chemical Analysis of Melt with Spectrometer, F10 Reline, Patch & Sinter Furnace & Ladle Linings, and F13 Pouring; receives inventory materials used in the melting process; charge furnaces using floor operated cranes; operate induction furnace to melt metals according to procedures and product standards; repair furnace and ladle linings; transport metal and pour into molds using the monorail system and cranes; verify chemistry of furnace heats using spectrometer; participate as a team member to continuously improve safety, quality, manufacturing costs and lead times; weigh and load charge materials into containers; perform routine maintenance on equipment as well as assist maintenance crew with repairs; prepare molds for pigging iron. Must be able to read instrument panels, gages, and procedures. Perform other duties as assigned.



Job Requirements


Must have a High School education or equivalent; be able to read and comprehend written and verbal instructions; knowledge of basic math skills; be able to operate floor operated cranes and mobile equipment.



Must be able to work in a foundry environment with exposure to varying temperatures and noise levels, dust, dirt, fumes, and manual & remote controlled devices using radio signals. Candidate required to sit, stand, walk, bend, reach, push, pull, kneel, stoop, crouch, climb, grasp, ascend/descend stairs, maneuver around shop area and within tight spaces, and routinely lift up to of 50 lbs, transport and pour ladles and grasp two pieces of equipment simultaneously. 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 5’s housekeeping at all times, to include wearing necessary PPE.