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Heat Treat Operator

Company: Olin Corporation
Location: Independence
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Olin Winchester, LLC ("Winchester"), considered one of the world's leading ammunition manufacturers,?is seeking a Heat Treat Furnace Operator. This position will be located at the Lake City Army Ammunitions Plant in Independence, MO. Heat Treat Furnace Operator start at $20/hour with an increase to $24.57/hour after successfully completing 120 days. With a reputation steeped in tradition, we have earned the moniker, 'The American Legend' by delivering on our commitment to excellence in everything we do - including staffing our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities with diverse, energetic employees. Read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity and join our quest for the best.

Essential Functions*:

* Startup/Shutdown: Starts gas or electrical furnaces and generators to provide links for subsequent operations by controlling various parts of furnaces, trains, dryers, conveyors etc. Shuts down units by following the reverse of detailed procedures used for startup. Cleaning train baths, tanks, and barrels.
* Maintains furnace and generator components; by performing preventative maintenance, fabricating metal parts, basic electrical repairs, and stainless steel welding.
* Regulates flow of links through furnaces to ensure proper hardness; controls and monitors dew points.
* Maintains proper concentration of salt, lubricant solutions, and water for washing, neutralizing and lubricating baths in accordance with quality readings and visual examinations of links for smoothness, color, etc. Maintains supply of salt and lubricants.
* Operates industrial trucks to move heavy equipment and parts necessary for overhead and/or repair of furnaces, dryers, conveyors, etc.
* Prepare detailed records or reports such as inventory records, receiving reports, operating logs, lab analyses, operating conditions, quantities etc.
* Maintains equipment and work area in a clean and safe condition.
* Adheres to all safety requirements including lockout/tag out and wearing of required safety equipment.

Position Requirements*:

* High school diploma or equivalent.
* Advanced mechanical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills.
* Ability to read and interpret machine blueprints, sketches, layouts, and specifications.
* Experience operating heavy equipment such as hand trucks or forklifts.
* Ability to use measuring devices, micrometers, calibrated steel tapes, calipers, weight scales, and power and non-power hand tools.
* Count; make simple arithmetic additions and subtractions; estimate size, form, quality, quantity, and speed of objects.
* Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to work independently, train other workers, and work within a team environment.
* Ability to stand for prolonged periods, lift, carry and push 25 to 50 pounds, reach overhead, twist and bend at the waist, climb ladders and stairs.
* Must have full vision; including color and acuity (near and far) and depth perception.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures including heat and cold.
* Ability to work any shift, including overtime.
* This position requires access to ITAR controlled technical data, and as such, employment will be contingent upon the candidate's ability to access ITAR controlled technical data pursuant to an export license approved by the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls if required.
* This position requires successful vetting as an Employee Possessor in accordance with U.S. Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
* This position requires successful vetting for unescorted access in accordance with U.S. Army and Department of Defense access policies.

What's in it for you?

While many of our employees have worked at Olin for their entire career, we constantly strive to bring new people with new points of view into the company. Your career is important to us, and we work with you to create development plans that help you achieve your career goals. Our employees enjoy the following employment enhancements and more:

* Paid parental leave (up to 80 hours) and additional leave programs
* Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance effective Day 1
* Fertility Benefits (lifetime maximum $25,000)
* 401(k) with an employer match and retirement contribution account
* Paid Time Off
* Employee Ammunition Purchase Program

Why Winchester?

Winchester is one of three proud business units of Olin Corporation. Olin began in 1892 and has steadily grown to become an industry leader in both ammunition and chemicals manufacturing. Winchester, Olin Chlor Alkali Products & Vinyls and Olin Epoxy employ approximately 8,000 professionals in more than 20 countries with customers in nearly 100 countries around the globe.

* This list is not intended to be all-inclusive.
* Olin does not provide any form of sponsorship to applicants not authorized to work in the US.


Olin 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 status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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