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Heavy Press Horizontal Heat Treat Operator - 1st and 3rd Shift

Canton, GA

Posted: 08/03/2023 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: Kennesaw625 Pay Rate: $16.80-$20.36

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Exercise and promote safety

Assume all tools are hot

Handle and store chemicals properly

Know how to use the required tools

Locate, read and understand all hard card information including alloy, S.O. number and all special instructions for any given lot

Make TC wires

Operate the horizontal heat treat (HHT) furnace according to specified metallurgical practices and Process Control Procedures

Can run a transfer cycle

Move material on and off table

Stage material for the cycle

Use HHT Quench program

Operate Yokogawa and Historian

Set and verify recipes on oven controller

Follow all process control procedures prescribed for the tasks performed with consistency and diligence

Load and unload product into solution heat treat furnaces in accordance with UAC Standard Practices

Understand soak times

Load split loads

Understand pumps, sprays and spray zones

Understand defects and what they look like

Pre-inspect for major defects

Inform foreman of any quality issues

Complete and file all required forms and document work

Fill out inspector forms (crane, quench, non-con)

Perform minor maintenance and PM’s on the furnace and quench as necessary

Work in a team-based environment and is accountable to other team members

Participate in team problem solving and improvement activities

Support and work to achieve success on team decisions and activities

Other duties as assigned



Minimum Education: HS diploma, GED or related work experience

Minimum Experience: 3 months’ experience with comparable job

Certifications Required:  Crane certification; Forklift certification; Lock-out/Tag-out certification; Pallet jack certification; Pyrometry certification (certifications completed during new hire orientation)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Communication Skills: Ability to effectively listen and communicate ideas and thoughts to others; able to assimilate ideas originated by others

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions and decimals

Reasoning Skills: Ability to carry out and communicate written and/or oral instructions

Physical Abilities: Regularly required to stand, walk and use hands; must be able to lift 50 pounds at any time during his/her shift; the physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Additional Information

Medical/Dental/Vision – excellent plans with low premiums

Life insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance – employer paid

401(k) employer match $1 for $1 up to the first 6%

Profit sharing

PTO/paid vacation

40 hours of anticipated leave per year

Bereavement leave

Paid holidays

Paid lunch and break periods

Uniform services – employer paid

Employee referral bonus

Discretionary bonuses

Employee rewards & recognition

Volunteer PTO

Wellness programs

EAP and onsite services

1:1 financial wellness sessions and education

Tuition reimbursement

Professional development

Opportunities to advance

Your safety is our #1 priority

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