Entry Level Kiln/Furnace Technician




It's exciting to work for a company that makes the world measurably better.We're committed to bringing safety, quality, and customer focus to the business of advanced ceramics manufacturing.Entry Level Kiln/Furnace TechnicianResponsible for maintaining kiln performance through performing and documenting accurate kiln and/or furnace firing operations, kiln/furnace maintenance and loading and unloading of kilns and/or furnaces.* Under moderate supervision, performs and documents kiln and or furnace operations following approved work instructions and established department procedures for efficient use of kiln and/or furnace capacity Takes incremental readings and maintains firing within specifications for all kiln and/or furnaces Monitors and makes corrections to kiln and/or furnace push timing utilizing computer software as required Restarts the kiln and/or furnaces in the event of a power outage or when surge occurs as required Performs routine basic maintenance operations on kiln and/or furnaces as required Corrects firing related issues through sandblasting, grinding or other method as needed; notifies appropriate personnel of corrections Notifies lead, supervisor or engineer in the event of issues or concerns regarding kiln and/or furnace equipment or product condition Manually pushes or pulls heavy kiln cars in and out of kilns as needed Loads and unloads product for kiln and/or furnaces up to 80% of the time as needed Responsible for rebuilding kiln cars including replacing bricking, wheels and bearings per departmental needs Tracks kiln and/or furnace furniture quality including inventories, reconfiguring and reloading as required; may include visual and dimensional inspection of refractories, beams and SiC plates Assists and/or performs in any and all areas as assigned May work any and all shifts/days as required Job Requirements: Education: High School diploma, GED or equivalent Experience: Minimum of 6 months manufacturing/work experience Functional/Technical Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledgeable in the basic fundamentals of loading ceramics to insure proper loading of a wide variety of materials and part configurations Good interpersonal and organizational skills, great attention to detail as well as good verbal and written communication skills required Must have basic math and computer skills Forklift certification as required by department or facility Must be able to work with a diverse variety of people from different cultures and backgroundsCoorsTek strives to give all qualified applicants equal opportunity and to make selection decisions on job related factors. Do not provide any information on the application which will indicate your race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law or regulation.If you like working for a company that makes a real difference in the world, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Go Back