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Technician I, Vacuum Melt-2nd Shift $3,000 Sign-On Bonus

Company: Materion
Location: Brewster
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

At Materion, everyone is included, respected and offered opportunity to grow. Join us!

Under direct supervision, Vacuum Melt Tech I is responsible for the maintenance, setup, and operation of vacuum melters and tube furnaces to melt and cast pure metals and alloys into plates/ingots.


* Set up and operate the band saw, and barrel blaster
* Operate shears, hem plate saw, OMAX machining systems and sand blaster
* Follow production orders and supervisor/manager instructions, weighs out and prepares materials for vacuum melting and keep records of all vacuum melting operations
* Work with Process Engineering on developing procedures for vacuum melting new materials
* Clean and evaluate vacuum melted parts
* Program the hot rolling furnaces
* Assist the level II and III VM Techs with operating both hot and cold rolling mills
* Maintain supplies necessary for the operation and maintenance of vacuum melters and tube furnaces
* Process all necessary paperwork to include analysis forms, labor data entry, and inventory records
* Follow all clean-up and housekeeping procedures. Comply with all quality, safety, and work rules and regulations.
* Perform basic SAP functions
* All other duties as assigned

PROTECTIVE CLOTHING REQUIRED: Requires the use of safety glasses, safety shoes, a respirator, and protective clothing such as a uniform or lab coat. Other, more specialized protective gear may be required occasionally.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Requires high school diploma or equivalent plus one year of industrial training and a minimum 03-12 months of related experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions and short correspondence. Ability to write standard documentation. Ability to communicate with other employees to share information and solve problems.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and convert in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute percent.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Requires the ability to operate the department equipment to include, but not limited to, a water jet and hot roll. Ability to operate a computer.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk; stand, talk and hear.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 45 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.

Keywords: Materion, Danbury , Technician I, Vacuum Melt-2nd Shift $3,000 Sign-On Bonus, Professions , Brewster, Connecticut

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