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Operator, Furnace Loader

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Denton
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our commitment to delivering quality and service to our customers, exercising environmental stewardship, enhancing the well-being of our employees and giving back to the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what's possible?Location:DentonShift: Night shift (7pm-7am)Starting Pay Rate: $25.40Job DescriptionSummary:Employee who under general supervision safely performs duties related to the production of copper rod in the rod mill at a highly skilled level.Supports and completes duties within the mill areas which could include tasks within the following areas: unload cathode from flat beds and vans, receive into and out of SAP system with minimal or errors, cleaning-maintaining furnace areas, charge cathode and other materials into furnace, improving of areas to better safety-quality-production, maintaining equipment to keep productivity and quality as per parameters, working to improve upon productivity and quality, bale scrap materials, work with loading and unloading vendorsMay assist with or be responsible for: taking process readings and making any necessary process changes; proper and safe handling of process reagentsUse of baling equipment for wire scrap will be requiredMaintain proper tundish and launder spares; rebuild, break out with jack hammers, casting of new sectionsMaintain launders and relevant equipment free from buildup and in proper heat zones when needed to assistAwareness of what and why certain materials are being melted and at what ratiosMaintain minimum stock levels of consumables - alwaysMay assist with and perform procedures such as switching pumps and blowersAbility to learn other areas as required to fill in for lunches and breaks as may be assignedMaintain work areas and be prepared for housekeeping and safety audits at all timesAbility to operate mobile equipment such as forklifts/ man-lifts; operator overhead crane in a safe and productive mannerProper equipment care; such as forklift and tools, etc.Assist in Amps area during down times as may will be requiredWork well with others, ability to see and work as a team member, do what is needed as it relates to a common goal of making a safe quality productWilling to complete assignments in a safe and timely manner---- without complainingStrong work ethic/right attitude towards workMay use online electronic process monitoring system to monitor plant systems and equipment/complete data sheetsPerforms mechanical and lubrication preventive maintenanceMentors and trains fellow employeesAbility and willingness to use SAP for material movement at a very high level of accuracyPerforms other duties as required or assignedMinimum Qualifications:Nine (9) months of work experience in an industrial environmentPhysical ability to work in a high heat environment at a fast and efficient paceIndustrial forkilift experienceAbility to work outside in different weather conditions to unload cathodeAbility to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in EnglishHave a valid US driver's licenseHigh School Diploma or GEDMechanically inclined with experience in furnace/melting type of environmentKnowledge of hot mill casting, mill rolling or furnace controlling a plusDirect prior experience in a manufacturing environment with multiple pinch points and hot/molten product exposure a plusBenefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)
  • Medical Insurance Package if Working 30 Hours per Week
  • Flexible Work Schedule up to 30 hours per Week
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities
  • & More Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Nearest Major Market: Denton Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Denton , Operator, Furnace Loader, Professions , Denton, Texas

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