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Melting Operations Furnace Operator 1st or 3rd Shift (Hodges, South Carolina)

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Location: Hodges, SC, United States
Date Posted: Dec 5, 2019

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Job Description


As a Melt Operations Controller you will be responsible for charge make-up and delivery of iron.  You will also set, adjust and operate controls of one or more induction or arc furnaces to melt metal for casting purposes.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

* Operates control station to monitor and control melting station
* Analyzes control signals
* Controls melting operations
* Detects deviations and initiates corrective action


Basic Qualifications:

* Must have an understanding of basic gray/ductile iron charge make-up to produce iron that meets required specifications. 
Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodations):
* Ability to frequently lift and carry boxes weighing up to 35 pounds
* Ability to stand throughout a 12-hour shift
* Ability to operate heavy machinery and manufacturing equipment 

Top candidates will also have:

* Previous machine shop, foundry, or manufacturing experience
* Math skills
* Verbal and written communication skills
* Problem solving and decision-making

Additional Information:

* Positions are on 1st or 3rd shift
* 1st shift hours are 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday - Thursday
* 3rd shift hours are 7:00 PM - 5:30 AM Sunday - Thursday
* Positions are in Hodges, South Carolina.
* Starting wage is $17.93 with an additional $.75 per hour shift differential for 3rd shift.

There is no relocation offered for these positions.

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Dec 5, 2019


United States