Furnace Loader and Unloader in Branford, CT at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Following instructions provided obtains and prepares various types of source materials (rocks and/or powders) into pans along with activators to achieve desired results.
Load parts in an orderly manner ensuring walls of containers are clear, that parts are submerged properly into powder and placed so they do not touch one another.
Inspect parts to ensure they are properly masked and are uniform prior to submitting to process.
Depending upon process, workers may be required to remove masking solids from parts after process is completed.
Prepare complete paperwork covering areas of responsibility (Loading Diagrams), ensure sample/test piece is properly placed within containers, and verifies accuracy of documentation submitted (checks part number, quantity and order number against material received).
Move filled boats/chambers to properly sized lift post for the job at hand and attach thermocouples to each level as needed.
Operator puts up argon purger and checks gauges on retort in accordance with coating or heat-treat procedures before releasing load.
Move retort covers using overhead crane.  Lift and move cover into proper position onto lift post, secure pin to lock the load by means of climbing a ladder, and bolts down top of retort using hand tools prior to each process.  Reverse work activities when process are complete.
Periodically changes setup of lift posts in accordance with departmental schedules.    
As processes are completed, operator will remove and inspect parts and place them back into cartons they were originally received.
Move cartons into designated location for pickup.  (Move to next location.)
Fill out all related paperwork, i.e., routers and/or internal records following PMS and A.I. Instructions.
Keep work area clean according to 6’S standards.
Adhere to all company safety rules and practices and wears protective equipment as directed.
Perform other job duties as needed or directed by management.


In this position we will provide you with all the training necessary for this position.  No previous experience required.
This position requires a minimum of a High School Education, or GED.
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


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