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Furnace Operative

Location: SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 33,646-36,572 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Engineering Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-330247

REED Engineering & Manufacturing are working with a Leading Engineering & Manufacturing Company with a global client base.




Job Summary

To work in a team operating ESR and VAR furnaces.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Contribute to the safe and efficient operation of furnaces through:

• Safe crane handling of electrodes, ingots and furnace crucibles.
• Maintenance of a high standard of housekeeping in line with safety and QA hazard audit requirements.
• Adherence to QA procedures and generating/maintaining prime melt records.
• Crucible preparation.
• Calculating stub lengths (including manual calculation).
• MIG welding of electrodes/stub bars & use of manual arc welding sets.
• Furnace loading and stripping.
• Operating furnace control systems.
• General crane and forklift truck movements.

Candidates with experience of manufacturing/metals industry would be highly advantageous.