detail oriented with customer satisfaction the only priority
High Heat Furnace Operator (Current Employee) – Murfreesboro, TN – February 18, 2013
a typical day begins by checking my flow meters, prewash and postwash temperatures and ensuring all is in spec. then i check my line-up of product to be heat treated on my shift by verifying part numbers, po numbers, heat lot numbers all match paperwork. then i will visually compare all parts to ensure they are correct parts. i will then enter the control room and ask the previous operator about any problems with the equipment or potential problems. i will verify temperatures on the heat treat and temper furnaces are in spec, all belts are in auto and ensure all testing is caught up for the parts coming through. once i have taken over the furnace, my day usually consist of loading raw parts, filling customer bins with finished product, testing customer parts using brinell, rockwell surface and core checks, and case depth on carburized processes in the inch or mm scales. additional duties include assisting maintenance with keeping everything up and running, help solve or prevent future issues, helping quality with any deviations in the processes, coordinate or suggest to management plans to save customer parts during major problems affecting the process. additional duties include assigned tasks for each operator to maintain the standard in the 5s program.
good pay, great co-workers
no lunch, no breaks, excessive stress, no personal life, 60+ hr work weeks