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Engineered Materials Solutions Furnace Operator - 2nd shift in Hamburg, Pennsylvania

EMS is hiring a 2nd shift Furnace Operator for our facility in Hamburg, PA!  Includes a 10% shift premium and sign-on bonus.

Be part of a fast paced, exciting manufacturing environment with great benefits and opportunity for advancement!

Position Summary:

The operator is responsible for operating an Annealing Furnace.  Clad metals and mono metals are heat treated through the furnace, and must be run continuously to prevent the production of adverse mechanical properties, or surface finishes caused by furnace stops.


  • Set, monitor and regulate furnace controls to process materials as required by route card and/or SOP instructions

  • Operate overhead cranes & fork trucks to move, load, & unload coils of material

  • Follow production schedule as required

  • Use material handling equipment and other rigging

  • Perform peel testing of product

  • Use hand tools and hand held measuring instruments

  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment

  • Remove defective material from coils

  • Use mechanical joiner to connect coil ends and allow coils to run without stops

  • Complete production and material quality data logs as necessary

  • Diagnose equipment & material problems; take corrective actions as necessary

  • Learn procedures for start up/shut down the furnace

  • Learn procedures for re-threading strip annealing lines

  • Maintain work areas in clean and orderly fashion

  • Assist in all clean ups and set ups for all furnaces

  • Wear all required PPE at all times

  • Maintain an acceptable level of housekeeping order and cleanliness in the area

  • Other duties as required

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