Furnace Operator

Top Furnace Operator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Furnace Operator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Furnace Operator resumes they appeared on. For example, 21.9% of Furnace Operator resumes contained Furnace Temperatures as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Furnace Operator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Furnace Operator resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Furnace Temperatures

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Here's how Furnace Temperatures is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Utilized hand-held optical scanner to measure furnace temperatures.
  • Monitored and maintained furnace temperatures.
  • Monitor gas flow for atmospheric conditions, and furnace temperatures to achieve desired hardness and minimal scale.
  • Read production schedule to determine processing sequence and furnace temperatures for products to be heat treated.
  • Determined processing sequences, furnace temperatures, heat cycle requirements, and flame temperatures.
  • Set up and read production schedule to determine processing sequence and furnace temperatures.
  • Job Description: Maintain furnace temperatures to temper glass to company's requirements.
  • Checked past process sheets for most current furnace temperatures for each material.
  • Understand how to set furnace temperatures using kilowatts.
  • Adjusted furnace temperatures for correct hardness.
  • Monitor Oven and Furnace Temperatures.

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2. Steel Parts

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Here's how Steel Parts is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Heat Treat Operator & Team Lead, hardening steel parts through propriety recipes ensure mechanical properties & measurements.
  • Heat and treat steel parts in oven.
  • Operated cylinder press for straightening steel parts.
  • Temper steel parts to specs.
  • strengthen steel parts by heating them in gas furnace for extended periods of time
  • mold injection turning material into steel parts.
  • load steel parts into the furance

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3. Heat Treat Operator

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Here's how Heat Treat Operator is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Heat Treat Operator Setup and operation of machines and equipment which apply treatments to metals and metal components.
  • Heat Treat Operator, Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Heat Treat Operator, Q/AQ Q/C Inspected hardness and assisted on furnaces when necessary.
  • Heat Treat operator, Glass bead/sandblast, forklift operator, packaging, housekeeping.
  • Heat treat operator until 2001 when I was promoted to supervision.
  • check hardness, make labels, make informed decisions about reheats(as heat treat operator).
  • Heat Treat Operator duties included inspecting all parts grinded by helpers.
  • experience as heat treat operator 6 yrs.
  • Vacuum Heat Treat Operator Belt Furnace Brazing alloyed Operator Hydrogen/ Bell furnace Operator Assembling Department

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4. Molten Aluminum

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Here's how Molten Aluminum is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Set up and loading and unloading of molten aluminum pots for shipment.
  • Transfer molten aluminum from melting to holding furnace.
  • Skimmed molten aluminum of dross.
  • Transfer full cruces of molten aluminum into a holding furnace to ensure the mill has metal to stay running.
  • Pour molten aluminum into accumulating furnaces on die cast machines.Give breaks on die cast machines.

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5. Furnaces

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Here's how Furnaces is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Load parts into containers and place containers on conveyors to be inserted into furnaces, or insert parts into furnaces.
  • Record times that parts are removed from furnaces to document that objects have attained specified temperatures for specified times.
  • Monitored 20 furnaces of 4 lines of ribbon each to ensure uniform ribbon thickness.
  • Position stock in furnaces, using tongs, chain hoists, or pry bars.
  • Utilized various furnaces to clean various metals and performed furnace maintenance.
  • Operated and tended furnaces, including gas & oxygen furnaces.
  • Weigh materials to be charged into furnaces, using scales.
  • Loaded and unloaded furnaces, set-up furnaces, and ran forklift
  • Load furnaces with Gears to be heat treated.
  • Weighed materials to be put into furnaces.
  • Operated furnaces to reduce powdered metal.
  • Removed molten metal from furnaces.
  • Managed and directed 10 member team to load, clean, maintain, and safely operate 14 heat treating furnaces.)
  • Loaded and unloaded furnaces, painted lugs and cutters, shot blast and inspected steel.
  • Operated solution and tempering furnaces in heat treatment of aluminum castings.
  • prepare set up's for processing in heat treating furnaces.
  • Operate controls to move or discharge metal workpieces from furnaces.
  • Monitor furnaces through out the process.
  • Applied braze alloy on Items and components Set up parts per drawings programed furnaces per job operations replaced broken components on Furnace
  • Operate Integral Quench and Mesh Belt Furnaces Perform rockwell hardness tests on various metals Run carbonitriting cycles

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6. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Follow guidelines and safety procedures.
  • Understand and complying with all safety procedures involved in these processes.
  • Observe and follow all environmental, health and safety procedures.
  • Implement safety procedures including confined space and 5-S programs.
  • Maintained house keeping and Safety Procedures.

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7. Production Schedules

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Here's how Production Schedules is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Determined work assignments, process specifications and production schedules.
  • Read and interpret work orders and instructions in order to determine work assignments, process specifications, and production schedules.
  • Record gauge readings, test results and production schedules, examine test samples of process substance for lab testing.
  • INVENTORY PRODUCTION: Consistently met customer deadlines by reading production schedules for anticipated work orders.
  • Read blueprints, production schedules and work orders.
  • Read production schedules, positioned stock in furnace useing tongs,chain hoist and thermal instruments.

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8. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Assemble hoisting equipment or rigging, such as cables, pulley, or hooks, to move heavy equipment or materials.
  • Trained new employees in safety standards, how to use heavy equipment, and the process of melting down material.
  • Operated Heavy equipment such as cranes, loader, forklift, maintain temperature, alloy aluminum, drain and clean.
  • Operated heavy equipment, overhead cranes, forklifts and power tools.
  • Utilize heavy equipment in an extreme environment.
  • Operate various heavy equipment including, straddle truck, grab lift (Glama), bobcat and forklift.
  • Operated furnace, heavy equipment, control room, and overhead crane * Welder Fabricator * Computer literate * Documented material input
  • Metal Refiner - Heavy Equipment Operator - General Furnace Maintenance - Data Readings

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9. CNC

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Here's how CNC is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Operated CNC Plasma cutting machine (Burn Tables) in production of vent ducts and accessories used in HVAC systems.
  • Heat Treat Operator Set up, operate, and maintain CNC robotic harden and draw operation.
  • Load CNC parts and metal castings into containers to be inserted into heat treat furnace.
  • Set up and maintained machinery and CNC's using precision tools and micrometers.
  • Skilled in use of and/or programming of CNC machine tool program language.
  • Assisted others with layout and final questions and with CNC operation.
  • Worked in furnace room, ran CNC machines maintain the running of machines, data entry
  • Maintain cnc machines and the precise cutting of gears in a technical environment.
  • Operated lathe machines, Cnc machines to make dies for forging department.
  • set up and operated CNC heat treat machine to blueprint specs.
  • Cut them run them into a cnc lathe.
  • Operate CNC vert, and Turret lathe.
  • Job Responsibilities: - Working on CNC machines for molding- To operate the furnace 1/3

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10. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Cleaned, lubricated, and adjusted equipment, using scrapers, solvents, air hoses, oil, and hand tools.
  • Load materials and products into machines and equipment, or onto conveyors, using hand tools and moving devices.
  • File, grind, sand and smooth filled or repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools.
  • Remove metal ingots or cores from molds, using hand tools, cranes, and chain hoists.
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
  • Stopped equipment and cleared blockages or jams, using fingers, wire, or hand tools.
  • Repair and maintain metal forms and equipment, using hand tools, sledges, and bars.
  • Repair, replace, and maintain furnace equipment as needed, using hand tools.
  • Changed worn grinding tools and other parts and adjusted machine with hand tools.
  • Assemble and embed cores in casting frames, using hand tools and equipment.
  • Stencil identifying information on ingots and pigs, using special hand tools.
  • Utilized hand tools to assemble special housing units for clients' products.
  • Cleaned equipment, using air hoses and hand tools.
  • Replace worn or defective equipment parts using hand tools.
  • Cleared blockages and jams, using hand tools.
  • Use power or hand tools in metals processing.
  • Used hand tools to replace defective equipment parts.
  • Loaded and unloaded Craftsman hand tools into furnaces.
  • Worked well using hydraulic presses, hydraulic sheers, chop saws, hand tools, drills & mallets.
  • Used many different hand tools.

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11. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Transported raw materials to and from furnace utilizing Forklift operator experience.
  • Weigh and measure the quantities of the raw materials to be added to the furnace, using scales and weighing machines.
  • Operate propane powered fork lift to move raw materials and finished goods to and from storage warehouse.
  • Use the pharmacy's proprietary computer program to access information to correctly manufacture raw materials.
  • Operated Hi-Lo to move, relocate, and dump bins of raw materials.
  • Operate bucket conveyor tower to carry raw materials into furnace.
  • Dump raw materials via forklift into the necessary bins.
  • Weigh and measure quantities of raw materials to furnace.
  • Charge and tap furnaces with raw materials.
  • Place raw materials inside oven.
  • Maintained stock of raw materials.
  • Fill pots with cullet and raw materialsLadle and skim potsSet up and break down production shopsRead temperaturesForm refractories Operate machinery

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12. Set-Up

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Here's how Set-Up is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Executed the entire assembly process by accurately interpreting set-up sheets, work orders, drawings or blueprints.
  • Performed Set-ups in the Four Station Quench and the Fifty Inch Quench.
  • Performed all tasks associated with mold set-up operations.
  • Machine set-up and first piece for quality.
  • Maintained and set-up equipment for department.
  • Team Leader: Achieves meeting quality and productivity standards for operation and set-up of all equipment and machinery.
  • load and unload line, measured OD using micrometer, set-up line, measure hardening sections.
  • Performed various cleaning, monitoring and securing operations to assist in the set-up of a Arc Electic Furnace.
  • Heat Treat Set-Up and Operate Operating varies types of heat treat furnaces and related equipment Inspection of finished product

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13. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Hired on immediately upon completion of Temp Probationary time* Operate and maintain Heat Treating equipment* Perform Preventative Maintenance and Continuous Improvement tasks
  • Conduct daily operator preventative maintenance on work equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on the machinery.
  • Read blueprints and lab sheets, perform routine preventative maintenance, read and use different gauges.
  • Perform Lock out/Tag out procedures, perform minor maintenance and preventative maintenance on unit equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on refractory lining; replace crucible (lining) as needed.
  • Maintain furnace operations, process and quality checks, preventative maintenance as per schedule.
  • Use of SAP system micrometers OWI's, PCN's Preformed preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Perform maintenance and preventative maintenance on all of my furnaces.
  • Lock out/ tag out in order to do preventative maintenance.
  • Maintained reverb and holding furnaces, unload metal trucks, parameter completion, and preventative maintenance and utility duties

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14. Customer Specifications

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Here's how Customer Specifications is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Operated vacuum furnaces at optimal capacity, insuring compliance with customer specifications.
  • Calculate and make alloy additions to molten steel according to customer specifications.
  • Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Load various materials into melting furnace to satisfy customer specifications.
  • Maintain a quality product according to customer specifications and demands.
  • Perform heat treating operations per customer specifications.
  • Adhered to strict time management, scheduling, and customer specifications in the process of heating metal in high temperature furnaces.
  • Developed work flow tracking system to ensure jobs were being completed on time and to customer specifications.
  • Heat Treat Operator Heat treated bolts & studs according to customer specifications.
  • Pay attention to detail in regards to customer specifications.
  • Heat treat various metal products to customer specifications.
  • Assembled parts to customer specifications Trained on turret lathe and set-up welding machines Carbonized and tempered metals to specific recipe of hardness
  • Heat-treated materials to customer specifications Operated and maintained furnace Loaded & unloaded delivery trucks
  • Monitor and log machine progress 2.Prep tools per customer specifications 6.

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15. Overhead Cranes

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Here's how Overhead Cranes is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Certified in operating multiple overhead cranes.
  • Qualified to operate all large bay overhead cranes, fixed rail cranes & all styles of small to large industrial trucks.
  • Operated magnet jib and overhead cranes Verified iron samples had correct chemistry make up and made proper adjustments if necessary.
  • Operated, maintained and monitored 70 heat treating furnaces and operated several 12 ton overhead cranes for the furnaces.
  • Input information into computer and also utilize overhead cranes and forklifts to move bars and plate.
  • Use of overhead cranes to unload at the end and beginning of each run.
  • Use of overhead cranes, fork lift and hand carts to move product.
  • Operated overhead cranes and fork lifts to load and unload furnaces.
  • Operated overhead cranes, hoists, lifts, and forklifts.
  • Break down and unload using tools and overhead cranes.
  • Operated forklifts, overhead cranes and digital control programmers.
  • Operated of forklifts bob cats and overhead cranes.
  • Operated 50, 20, 15 ton overhead cranes.
  • Tained on the use of overhead cranes, kept inventory and hourly data sheets on process.
  • Loaded and unloaded vacuum and temperature furnaces Used overhead cranes and fork trucks.
  • Certified through company on forklifts, manlifts and overhead cranes.
  • Check for proper Operations Pressure and Temperature Observed Vibrations and Recorded Readings Operated Overhead Cranes Operated Forklift and Heavy Equipment
  • Operated heat treat furnace Operated draw furnaces Operated anneal furnace Operated overhead cranes
  • Put steel in the furnace, heated it and ran it out Operate overhead cranes Enter movement of steel into computer
  • Start conveyors and operate overhead cranes to uncover an load nitrox chambers and soak tanks.

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16. Tow Motor

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Here's how Tow Motor is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Operate furnace*Handle and transport hot metals*Operate tow motor*Operate acetylene torches
  • Operate 25 ton crane, Toyota and Taylor tow motors and gripper trucks.
  • Load furnace with scrap metal for melt down using a tow motor.
  • Loaded and unloaded delivery trucks using tow motor and pallet jacks.
  • Use of digital calipers, mics, hand trucks and tow motors
  • Metal Alloys Inventory Control Metal Sorting Tow Motor Heat Wheeling
  • Operated tow motor and boom-truck.
  • Melt down metal and magnesium into 6500lb pots, using various molds and utilizing skimming removal technique Operated tow motor
  • Tow motor operator responsible for moving inventory from various locations to docks to be prepared for shipment.
  • Batch Furnace Operator, Quality Control* Tow Motor Operator, Overhead Crane Operator* Metrology, Metal Hardness Check
  • licensed to operate fork truck, cranes, tow motors.
  • Tow Motor Operator to pull orders.
  • license to operate a tow motor.
  • Recycled metals through a meltdown process Packaged finished products for shipment Operated tow motor and polisher
  • Job Description: Pipe welding/structural welding Operated Electron Beam furnace Operated a tow motor
  • Operated furnace Charged furnaces Drove tow motor Maintained safe work area
  • Tow motor driver Horticulture uses for perlite and Vermiculite Hopper processes that met and exceeded production effiency

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17. Production Data

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Here's how Production Data is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Record production data, including volume produced, consumption of raw materials, or quality control measures.
  • Transferred molten metal from furnace to sow molds efficiently and safely whilst recording all production data.
  • Weighed materials or products and recorded weight or other production data on tags or labels.
  • Record production data, and maintain production logs Complete forms in accordance with company procedures.
  • Track and document production data, logs, and part counts.
  • Record production data, and maintain production logs.
  • Enter daily production data on tracking progress report.
  • Maintained records of time and production data.

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18. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Chrome plated and Heat Treated rotary dies while inspecting them for high quality standards.
  • Help to ensure that others work is also correct Ensure quality standards are met for the area.
  • Assemble component and/or subassemblies in conformance to drawing and quality standards.
  • Ensured that all of the material met quality standards.

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19. Processing Sequences

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20. Car Parts

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Here's how Car Parts is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Place various parts (plane, medical parts, car parts) into furnace to reshape.
  • Sandblast, and heat treat car parts, assembly as well as machine operator.

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21. Heat Cycle Requirements

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22. Electronic Induction Machines

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Here's how Electronic Induction Machines is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Operate and tend machines such as furnaces, baths, flame-hardening machines and electronic induction machines to harden metal products.

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23. Troubleshoot

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Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot creatively, solve problems effectively, and make informed decisions while successfully guiding others through constant change.
  • Develop and integrate new components into heat treat furnace, including programming upgrades and troubleshooting/improving existing system.
  • Completed troubleshooting on equipment issues, performing basic machine and robot recovery operations.
  • Provided mechanical troubleshooting for twenty furnaces.
  • Worked with maintenance staff to troubleshoot machine breakdowns in order to get back up to production in a timely matter.
  • Assist maintenance in troubleshooting and repairing machine while production is down, as well as doing routine maintenance.
  • Heat treat technician duties such as wrapping welds, troubleshooting problems and basic clean up
  • Maintain furnace levels, inspect and troubleshoot feed systems.
  • Troubleshooted problems with equipment, devices or products.
  • Learn how to troubleshoot and start up.
  • Mix batch and troubleshoot breakdowns.
  • Performed monthly pms on equipment, had to troubleshoot problems as they came because the heat treatment process is very delicate.
  • Perform skilled maintenance, set-up and troubleshooting functions as required.Perform pre-operative checks prior to and during pump down cycle.
  • Open and Shutting gas valves, troubleshooting, problem solving, cleaning, inspecting, and ensuring Safety.
  • Performed troubleshooting of operations to maintain quality of customer product from "as-quench" to temper.
  • Do atmosphere and dew point checks manually and troubleshoot carborizing and heating issuses.
  • Maintain, operate, troubleshoot and program sulphuric furnace and wheelabrator.
  • Operated furnaces used in the exfoliation of vermiculite and the expansion of perlite Performed troubleshooting Collected data Performed quality control checks
  • Managed bookkeeping info Forklift driver Maintained the Heat Treat / Some troubleshooting Trained new hires Assisted supervisor with special projects

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24. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Operate furnace using data entry program while monitoring equipment gauges and calibrations.
  • Heat and treatment of parts, general warehouse, data entry, upkeep machinery, and quality control.
  • Performed inspections, data entry, density readings, and minor maintenance as needed.
  • Assist in supervising the workforce, data entry.
  • Machine operator, production, inspection and data entry
  • Rate of Pay: $11.50 + Profit Sharing Operating & data entry of carburizing furnaces.

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25. Temperature Gauges

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Here's how Temperature Gauges is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Observed temperature gauges, metal color and fluidity and adjusted controls to maintain required temperatures
  • Observe air and temperature gauges or metal color and fluidity and turn fuel valves or adjust controls so maintain required temperatures.
  • Insure proper Molding of parts, Read and understand Temperature Gauges, Operate Self-crane.
  • Observe and adjust air and temperature gauges in order to maintain required temperatures.
  • Observed and adjusted temperature gauges, metal color.
  • Observed temperature gauges and recorders.
  • Observe air and temperature gauges; turn fuel valves and adjust controls to maintain required temperatures.2.)

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26. Inspect Parts

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Here's how Inspect Parts is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Inspect parts for defects such as cracks, chipped teeth, braises, scratches also excess powdered parts.
  • Use a micrometer and caliper to read, measure, and inspect parts to print.
  • Inspect Parts assemble Parts end form Parts wash parts pack parts.
  • Inspect parts and assemblies before and after for conformance to specifications.
  • Inspect parts using mics and pins.
  • Remove finished product and inspect parts using micrometers, caliphers, and gauges for quality control.
  • Operate forklift Inspect parts for quality purposes.
  • braze and inspect parts Manufacturing Assembly
  • remove parts and inspect parts using rockwell testers to verify hardness and stage parts for next operation.
  • Operate furnace Inspect parts for core and surfce hardness Forklift operator

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27. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Place OSHA labels and product labels on the package also write description of metal foils and weight for shipping.
  • Maintained work area by cleaning and ensuring that the facility remained in accordance to expectations of OSHA.
  • Cleaned and maintained the warehouse in compliance with OSHA safety standards.
  • Supervised and ran automotive glass tempering machine by OSHA standards
  • Conducted operations in a manner which promoted safety while complying with OSHA and MSDS Standards.

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28. Different Types

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Here's how Different Types is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Inspected all loads with a scale and determines the proper straps to use for the different types of tubing.
  • Operate the furnace, Melt all different types of metals and turn the molten metal into metal powder.
  • Performed loading and unloading of high temperature furnaces with different types of metals, steels and alloys.
  • Operate tempering furnace for different types and sizes of glass.
  • Operated many different types of heavy machinery while in compliance of all required safety standards.

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29. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Served as supervisor and performed aircraft and component inspections; interpreted inspection findings and determined adequacy of corrective actions.
  • Confer with supervisors or other equipment operators in order to report equipment malfunctions or to resolve productions problems.
  • Communicated effectively with operators and supervisors on a technical level.
  • Produce and clean iron castings to supervisor and customer regulations
  • Performed other jobs assigned by supervisor.
  • Operated sit down lifts also ran furnace and metal testing lab.also was supervisor of my department.
  • Oversee and document all ISO 9001 testing on product produced on a 12- person furnace.
  • Consulted with the supervisor to ensure that material is ready and able to be transferred.
  • Helped supervisor train new employees and served as supervisor in the supervisors absences.
  • Detect and report defective equipment and any unusual conditions to the supervisor.
  • Isolate equipment for maintenance following red tag/ lock out tag out procedures.
  • Identified potential process issues and bring it to the attention of supervisor.
  • Work within an ISO-9001:2008 company, ensuring strict compliance to all F.A.A.
  • Report any equipment or facility defect(s) to supervisor.
  • Produce product to customer and company ISO standards
  • Followed procedures for ISO 9001 compliance.
  • Promoted from general laborer to furnace operator- shift supervisor Overseen the work of the material handlers on shop floor
  • Finished fine metals in both hot /cold isostatic pressing machine.
  • Followed direction of supervison or lead.
  • Perform quality check of all processed material ISO 13849 training Forklift Certification

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30. Computer System

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Here's how Computer System is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Enter information into computer system.
  • Scan wafer boxes and enter information into computer system and fix any errors that arise.
  • Record testing on testing results on testing equipment computer system for management review.
  • Work out of Blue Streak computer system to complete daily tasks.
  • Entered data into computer system in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Used computer system to keep track of production.
  • Monitor computer system in control room.
  • Input paperwork into computer system.
  • Record tests on computer system.
  • Received numerous work orders inTipQA computer system.
  • Operated the computer system that controlled 75% of the operations of the heat treatment of steel pipe productions.
  • Pick production orders and deliver to assembly line Inventory counts and corrections in computer system

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31. Production Logs

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Here's how Production Logs is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Record and maintain production logs based on collected data.
  • Corresponded with shipping about various truck and truck orders.Daily production logs which calculated pounds per hour versus man hours.

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32. Quality Checks

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Here's how Quality Checks is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Performed scheduled quality checks throughout process to eliminate waste and met quality standards.
  • Perform safety and quality checks according to standards.
  • Inspect and preform quality checks on material.
  • Operate various machines do Quality checks.
  • Send parts for quality checks.
  • preform hourly quality checks for heat threat parts, and modern cutting machine including checks for length, hardness, and straightness
  • Performed Quality checks, Performed Machine set up.
  • Fork truck certified.Perform quality checks on automotive glass windows set forth by ISO 9000, PGW, domestic and foreign regulations..

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33. Equipment Operation

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Here's how Equipment Operation is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Monitored equipment operation and gauges to detect deviations from standard operating procedures.
  • Include but not limited to, monitoring equipment operation in order to produce quality products and to detect deviation from standard.
  • Monitored equipment operation, gauges, and panel lights in order to detect deviations from standards.
  • Casted Aluminum Billet/Maintain Equipment Operations/Station-Mold Changes2015 Joined Ergonomic Team* Worked on projects to simplify work areas

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34. Test Cases

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35. Forklifts

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Here's how Forklifts is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Operated forklifts and other heavy machinery safely.
  • Operated powered lift trucks, floor sweepers, pallet jacks and forklifts safely, with a 0% incident rate.
  • Experience with: Overhead Bridge Cranes, Chain Hoists, Continuous hardening furnaces, Wheeled Forklifts, Electric hand truck.
  • Transport materials and products to and from work areas, manually or using carts, forklifts or hoists.
  • Operate support equipment such as Cranes, Forklifts, scissor lifts, vacuums and power tools.
  • Used various types of forklifts in the loading of furnaces and moving product to warehouse.
  • Operated and serviced heavy lifting equipment such as forklifts and shop vehicles.
  • Operated heat treating furnaces and forklifts loaded and unloaded trucks and machines
  • Operated cranes, cherry pickers, forklifts, and large trucks.
  • Operated vacuums, batches, belt furnaces, and forklifts.
  • Have certification in operating forklifts stand up or sit down.
  • Operated forklifts, hoists and other material handling equipment.
  • Loaded and unloaded trucks using forklifts of all sizes.
  • Repaired equipment and operated forklifts (stand-up & seated)
  • Operated six thousand pound forklifts for loading, unloading, and stacking parts bins.
  • Performed material handling of pretreated and post treated product using forklifts and cherry pickers.
  • Operate heavy machinery such as overhead crane & heavy duty Forklifts.
  • Operate forklifts to grab parts and items need to perform work .
  • Operated sit down forklifts moving product to the next process Accomplishments I accomplished schooling for a forklift license from Nissan.
  • Operated forklifts, manlifts, boomlifts and vehicles provided by the company.

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36. PPE

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Here's how PPE is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Charged and tapped aluminum furnace to produce and ship aluminum products according to specifications
  • Unload pancake coils and straight length copper from a 1500 degree furnace and packed in accordance with their specifications.
  • Operated the furnace to insure all controls were at their appropriate temperature for coating steel & copper
  • Prepare parts and gears for hardening process via copper strip, and media blasting.
  • Inspected parts using various testers to determine if ready to be shipped or tempered.
  • Cook and treat cast iron and aluminum parts before being stocked and shipped
  • Company manufactures leaded bronze, aluminum bronze, brass and copper alloys.
  • Preheated and prepped crucibles for transfer and transit of molten Aluminum.
  • Plugged, Tapped, and pumped furnace for aluminum transfer.
  • Operated forklift to bring in supplies and empty hoppers.
  • Performed all functions of the job using proper PPE.
  • Banded, wrapped, packaged and cleaned equipment.
  • Used calipers to measure circumference of copper rod.
  • Assisted head tapper to tap electric furnace.
  • Tapped and operated the furnace.
  • Packed parts to be shipped.
  • Mixed chemicals to make metals such as brass and copper Ran discharge machine to test metal for correct sizing
  • Packed Tubing Glass on assembly line Shrink wrapped pallets Inspect tubing for product standards
  • copper and aluminum wire using a Braun Agnot furnace, bell-type and consolidated furnace.
  • Opperated Furnace CNC Machines Casting Assembly Aircraft Furnace Spinner Bearing Casting

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37. Air Dry

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Here's how Air Dry is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Remove parts from furnace after specified time and air dry or cool parts in water or oil brine or other baths.

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38. Front End Loader

low Demand
Here's how Front End Loader is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Weigh materials to be charged into furnaces, using scales, front end loaders, skid loaders, and forklifts.
  • Frequent use of forklift, front end loader, and backhoe to back up my associates.
  • Drive fork truck & front end loader to complete tasks within the department.
  • Operate fork lifts, front end loader, grapple crane and overhead cranes/hoists.
  • Monitor glass furnace, run forklift and front end loader.
  • Supervised quality of product and took specific actions to amend detected product fails.Front end loaders /fork lift operator.
  • Operated forklift, front end loader, skid steer and onOccasion a backhoe if needed for job.

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39. Calculate Types

low Demand
Here's how Calculate Types is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Ladle molten metal into sample coupon mold to calculate types and amounts of metals to ensure the material meets specifications.
  • Calculate types and amounts of materials needed to ensure that materials meet specifications.

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40. Process Specifications

low Demand

41. Daily Operations

low Demand
Here's how Daily Operations is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Performed change over on regular basis and maintained daily operations to meet production needs.
  • Operate forklift and provide skimmers and tappers with material needed for daily operations.
  • Started up, shut down, and assembled stations for daily operations.
  • Returned product to process line and completed reports of daily operations.
  • Maintained proper voltage in pots using carbon blocks for daily operations.
  • Executed the daily operations of data entry for lab production.
  • Executed daily operations of ISO's customer requirements forms.
  • Executed daily operations of the gas-fired wet bath reverb furnace in correlation to Mission and Vision Statements.
  • Process Alloys Inspect and maintain furnace Supervise and train new hires Insure daily operations of department

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42. Unload Trucks

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Here's how Unload Trucks is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Operate Fork Truck, operate furnace, clean, track processed orders, load and unload trucks for shipment and receiving.
  • Inspect glass for safety, load and unload trucks with fork lift.
  • Use of forklifts to load/unload trucks.
  • Load and unload trucks with forklift.
  • heated steel to temp for hardness and softness load and unload furnces with crane and loaded and unload trucks
  • Run two furnacesRun a shot blasterLoad/Unload trucksInspect/ship products

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43. Stainless Steel

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Here's how Stainless Steel is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Run different stainless steels to customer specifications.
  • Anneal, and Heat treat Titanium, and Stainless steel Parts used on Airplanes, Helicopters, and Tanks.
  • Heat treated stainless steels, tool steels, ferrous alloys, aluminum and copper alloys.
  • Weld and Fit stainless steel products including wire mesh using Heli-Arc (TIG).
  • Operate an annealing furnace for stainless steel coils.
  • Analyzed microstructures of ferrous alloys, stainless steels, aluminum, titanium, and copper alloys.

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44. Ensure Conformance

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Here's how Ensure Conformance is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Examine or tests samples of processed substances or collect samples for laboratory testing in order to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Inspect materials and products for defects, and to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Measure and inspect machined parts to ensure conformance to product specifications.
  • Weigh or measure materials or products to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures.

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45. Machine Operation

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Here's how Machine Operation is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Recognized, detected and identified irregularities in machine operations and properly responded to these occurrences.
  • Started machine operations by inserting control instructions into control units.
  • Measured work piece dimensions to determine machine operation accuracy.
  • Attended monthly safety meetings to ensure machine operation safety.
  • Heat treat operator, blue print reading, hardness testing, masking of parts for machine operation.
  • Instruct new workers in machine operation.

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46. SPC

low Demand
Here's how SPC is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Heat Treat Operator, SPC charting and quality inspection of parts to insure the process has been achieved.
  • Conduct quality SPC random spot checks and manage department personnel.
  • Perform in-process inspections on product dimensions using the SPC system.
  • Participate in LEAN manufacturing and SPC activities as required.
  • Certified in charting measurements of SPC charts.

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47. Fuel Valves

low Demand

48. Product Quality

low Demand

49. Safe Operation

low Demand
Here's how Safe Operation is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Monitored chemical compositions, structures, properties, and levels for safe operations.
  • Achieved benchmark award for safe operation.
  • cleaned and filled and monitored furnaces for safe operation, four different furnaces.

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50. Customer Orders

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Here's how Customer Orders is used in Furnace Operator jobs:
  • Generated computer work orders and coating recipes according to customer orders.
  • Operate rewinding machine, spooling and coiling various sizes of rope and strand in accordance with customer orders.
  • Process pipe for customer orders; heat and cool pipe to desired temperatures.
  • Used order picker to pick parts to fill customer orders.
  • Changed dies in machines in accordance to customer orders

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20 Most Common Skill for a Furnace Operator

Furnace Temperatures26.5%
Steel Parts24%
Heat Treat Operator14%
Molten Aluminum5.5%
Furnaces4.3%
Safety Procedures3.9%
Production Schedules2.4%
Heavy Equipment2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Furnace Operator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Furnace Temperatures
Furnace Temperatures
21.9%
21.9%
2
2
Steel Parts
Steel Parts
19.9%
19.9%
3
3
Heat Treat Operator
Heat Treat Operator
11.6%
11.6%
4
4
Molten Aluminum
Molten Aluminum
4.5%
4.5%
5
5
Furnaces
Furnaces
3.5%
3.5%
6
6
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
3.2%
3.2%
7
7
Production Schedules
Production Schedules
2%
2%
8
8
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
1.7%
1.7%
9
9
CNC
CNC
1.6%
1.6%
10
10
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.4%
1.4%
11
11
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
1.3%
1.3%
12
12
Set-Up
Set-Up
1.3%
1.3%
13
13
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
1.2%
1.2%
14
14
Customer Specifications
Customer Specifications
1.2%
1.2%
15
15
Overhead Cranes
Overhead Cranes
1.2%
1.2%
16
16
Tow Motor
Tow Motor
1.1%
1.1%
17
17
Production Data
Production Data
1.1%
1.1%
18
18
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Processing Sequences
Processing Sequences
1%
1%
20
20
Car Parts
Car Parts
0.9%
0.9%
21
21
Heat Cycle Requirements
Heat Cycle Requirements
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
Electronic Induction Machines
Electronic Induction Machines
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Temperature Gauges
Temperature Gauges
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Inspect Parts
Inspect Parts
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Osha
Osha
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Different Types
Different Types
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
ISO
ISO
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Computer System
Computer System
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Production Logs
Production Logs
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
Quality Checks
Quality Checks
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
Equipment Operation
Equipment Operation
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Test Cases
Test Cases
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Forklifts
Forklifts
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
PPE
PPE
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Air Dry
Air Dry
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Front End Loader
Front End Loader
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Calculate Types
Calculate Types
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Process Specifications
Process Specifications
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Unload Trucks
Unload Trucks
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Ensure Conformance
Ensure Conformance
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Machine Operation
Machine Operation
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
SPC
SPC
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Fuel Valves
Fuel Valves
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Product Quality
Product Quality
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Safe Operation
Safe Operation
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Customer Orders
Customer Orders
0.4%
0.4%

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