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Melt Operators

Company: PassionHR
Location: Tanner
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Melt Operators

Department: Die Cast - Melt Division

Pay Rate: $17-$20/hr (depending on experience)

Shift: 2.2.3 Rotation 6:00AM-6:00PM & 6:00PM - 6:00AM

We have an exciting opportunity available for Melt Operators.

Position Summary:

The Melt Operator is responsible for observation inside furnaces, using television screens, to ensure that problems do not occur. Operate controls to move or discharge metal workpieces from furnaces. Prepare material to load into furnaces, including cleaning, crushing, or applying chemicals, by using crushing machines, shovels, rakes, or sprayers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Drain, transfer, or remove molten metal from furnaces, and place it into molds, using hoists, pumps, or ladles
  • Draw smelted metal samples from furnaces or kettles for analysis, and calculate types and amounts of materials needed to ensure that materials meet specifications.
  • Kindle fires, and shovel fuel and other materials into furnaces or onto conveyors by hand, with hoists, or by directing crane operators.Observe air and temperature gauges or metal color and fluidity, and turn fuel valves or adjust controls to maintain required temperatures.
  • Regulate supplies of fuel and air, or control flow of electric current and water coolant to heat furnaces and adjust temperatures.
  • Remove impurities from the surface of molten metal, using strainers.Sprinkle chemicals over molten metal to bring impurities to the surface.Direct work crews in the cleaning and repair of furnace walls and flooring.
  • Inspect furnaces and equipment to locate defects and wear.Record production data, and maintain production logs.Scrape accumulations of metal oxides from floors, molds, and crucibles, and sift and store them for reclamation.
    Education/Experience/Training (minimum required):
    • High school diploma and on-the-job training required.
    • 1 year of experience in a manufacturing environment
    • Ability to work well in a fast pace environment
    • Must have good verbal and written communication skills

      Whether you're just starting out on your career journey, or you are a skilled professional, it's important that you feel recognized and rewarded for your contributions. The company is proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to you, your spouse, and your eligible children. In addition to safeguarding, you and your family's health and well-being, we offer a wide range of benefits mapped out to meet your needs.

      Our Benefits:
      • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription medication coverage
      • Flexible Spending Account
      • Short- and long-term disability
      • 100% company-paid basic life insurance, accidental death, and dismemberment insurance, with optional critical illness insurance
      • 401k plan with company match
      • Work-Life Balance
      • Vacation
      • Paid time off
      • Holidays
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Legal and financial services
      • Health & Wellness services
      • Childcare & Senior care services
      • Discounts on flights, cruises, car rentals, and much more!
        This is a full-time position located in Tanner, Alabama, near Decatur and Madison, AL.


Keywords: PassionHR, Huntsville , Melt Operators, Other , Tanner, Alabama

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