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Morgan Advanced Materials, PLC Continuous Furnace Operator - 1st shift in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Morgan Advanced Materials is a world leader in advanced materials science and engineering of ceramics, carbon and composites. We operate in a series of well-defined markets where our applications expertise offers our customers a valuable differentiator, engineering high-specification materials, components and sub-assembly parts that solve their challenging technical problems.

The Technical Ceramics business of Morgan Advanced Materials engineers high performance functional and structural ceramic materials, components and sub-assemblies to address customer-specific technical challenges.

The business employs advanced materials science and applications expertise to produce parts that enhance reliability or improve the performance of its customers’ products. Much of what the global business unit makes is used in demanding, harsh or critical environments. Our Technical Ceramics business works in selected segments of the electronics, energy, healthcare, industrial, petrochemicals, security and transport markets, typically in close collaborative customer relationships.

Group Key Figures: Revenue £910m (2020), 7,500 employees, manufacturing in 30+ countries, and customers in 100+ countries. A UK PLC with head office located in Windsor, Berkshire UK. Listed on London Stock Exchange; Member of the FTSE 250 Index.

Job Purpose:

The Continuous Furnace Operator is a member of the Aerospace Department reporting directly to the Production Supervisor.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform various tasks as assigned by Department Supervisor.

  • Operates one or more furnaces per methods or instruction sheets.

  • Loads parts in furnace boats per methods or instruction sheets.

  • Ensure furnace settings are accurate to the MI and record on date sheet.

  • Ensures furnace is operated in such a way as to prevent air from entering.

  • Unloads furnace at completion of cycle, maintaining lot integrity and proper identity of parts.

  • Visually inspects parts to check for defects.

  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Places parts on appropriate carriers for transport to next operation.

  • Assembles parts as required, assembly related duties as necessary.

  • Prepares and maintains records and reports as required.

  • Maintains established quality standards.

  • Ensure work area and equipment are maintained in a clean, safe, and orderly fashion.

  • Sets up and starts all continuous furnaces per methods or instruction sheets.

  • Adjusts gas flow as required.

  • Sets and monitors gas flow and amp meters and records on data collection sheets.

  • Conduct all tasks in a safe and efficient manner complying with all local, state, and federal EHS regulations and with Morgan New Bedford, MA EHS Guidelines. Guidelines include but not limited to participation in required EHS training and use of proper PPE. Employees are responsible for reporting hazardous conditions and job-related injuries or illnesses to their supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • 1-3 years of experience preferred.

  • This position requires use of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

  • Individual must be a:

  • Citizen of the United States, or

  • Permanent resident alien of the United States, or

  • Protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) as defined by 22CFR120.15

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to carry out written, oral, or diagram form instructions.

  • Basic math skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Required to talk or hear.

  • Required to pass eye tests.

  • Required to stand, walk, and sit.

  • Required to use finger, handle, feel & reach with hands & arms.

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 10 lbs, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

  • Vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus, close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Morgan Advanced Materials is an EEO/AA/M/W/D/V Employer.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, and toxic caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This job description does not state or imply that all duties to be performed are specifically identified above. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested or instructed by an authorized person of the Company. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.

Requisition ID: 2021-1792

External Company URL: https://www.morganadvancedmaterials.com/

Street: 225 Theodore Rice Boulevard

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