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Furnace Operator (3rd Shift)

Job type:Contract to Perm
Salary/Rate:$20 - $20 per hour
Business Sector:Manufacturing
Job ref:AA84068083
Post Date:August 17, 2023
Monroe Staffing is a division of Staffing 360 Solutions.  We are a leading staffing agency in the U.S. in the light industrial sector. 

We are currently seeking a Furnace Operator – 3rd Shift for a large brazing, welding, and heat-treatment facility located in Manchester, CT.   

The ideal candidate must have at least one year of experience or knowledge of brazing and/or brazing furnaces

Familiarity with Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook, is also desired.  

Location:  Manchester, CT 06042
Pay Rate:  20.00/Hour
Days:  Monday – Friday
Hours:  12:00 AM – 8:30 AM (3rd Shift)
               8:00 AM – 4:30 PM (During Training Only)

Job Duties of Furnace Operator:

  • Furnace Operator will be responsible for operating furnace equipment and loading/unloading parts.

  • Furnace Operator is responsible for setup of machines according to daily production specifications. 

  • Furnace Operator will prepare furnace equipment and ensure production settings are accurate.

  • Furnace Operator will monitor daily operation of machinery, adjusting settings as necessary.

  • Furnace Operator will load and unload setups, breakdowns, and operating equipment.

  • Furnace Operator will perform routine maintenance on equipment.

  • Furnace Operator will operate related equipment, such as cranes, forklifts, and power tools when needed.

  • Furnace Operator will maintain accurate logs and monitor equipment to ensure equipment is producing the proper output.

  • Furnace Operator must wear the following personal protective equipment: 
    • Steel-toe Boots 
    • Safety Glasses 
    • Gloves
    • Ear plugs 
    • Safety Vest

  • Furnace Operator will perform all duties safely and responsibly, while observing and complying with all safety and health rules (OSHA and SDS standards), including safe operation of all equipment.

  • Furnace Operator will coordinate necessary repairs and special machining with outside machine shops whenever necessary.

  • Furnace Operator must collaborate with manufacturers, internal departments, and support staff to accomplish both team and company goals.

  • Constant lifting, pushing, or raising objects of up to 50 pounds. 

  • Performs duties often requiring standing, walking, gripping, or feeling with hands, reaching with hands and arms, stooping, or crouching.

  • Environment is clean but can get very hot while furnace is in operation.

Requirements of Furnace Operator:

  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent.

  • At least one year experience with brazing, welding, soldering, brazing furnace, or metal heat-treating operations.

  • Reasonable knowledge of procedures involving brazing furnace maintenance activities.

  • Familiarity with the operation of cranes, forklifts, and power tools is a plus.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.

  • Able to work collaboratively with other staff, vendors, contractors, and the public.

Eligible employees can elect from a variety of benefits plan choices, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life insurance, and Short-Term Disability.

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