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Position Summary

We are currently sourcing candidates for a Melting Furnace Operator position who is responsible for producing high quality Tantalum ingots in the EB or Arc furnaces

1st Shift Temporary Position.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Sets up and operates the EB and Arc furnaces, working from SOPs, OPCs, and instructions on job specific routers
  • Operates GCA and AC Furnaces, Eitel Press, and Mold Cleaning equipment as required
  • Operates Hydride/Dehydride & Agglomeration Furnaces
  • Operates Q plant powder processing equipment
  • Inspects and maintains molds, melt hardware, and other operating supplies
  • Inspects material to ensure product adheres to specifications outlined by the production order and notifies the supervisor of any problems and/or material defects
  • Enters material movements in SAP, completes all associated quality control paperwork and lot traceability paperwork to assure product is clearly tested and identified
  • Performs troubleshooting, including vacuum leak detection, minor repairs, and routine preventative maintenance tasks on production equipment
  • Maintains work area in a clean, safe, and orderly condition by following 5S standard work practices
  • Follows prescribed safety rules and regulations and standard operating procedures to ensure personal safety and high product quality

Required Experience & Qualifications

  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with at least 2 years industrial manufacturing experience using computer databases and driving a fork truck
  • Requires the ability to follow standard operating procedures and prescribed safety rules in order to maintain high quality standards and safe working conditions
  • Requires mechanical aptitude, attention to detail, and experience using vacuum systems
  • Vacuum melting experience with EB or CMAF preferred
  • Must be safety conscious and able to understand safety and environmental rules
  • Expected to work as part of aa team, to make good decisions, to recognize production problems, and to seek assistance when required

Physical Requirements

  • Position requires a moderate level of physical exertion.
  • Position is located in a manufacturing environment, exposing the incumbent to machines with movable parts, heat, chemicals, and consequently requires that personal protective equipment be worn.

Apply Today!

H.C. Starck Solutions offers a highly competitive compensation along with excellent benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) with company match. Please email your resume with your salary expectations to

H.C. Starck Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting diversity in all our business practices.

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