Furnace Operator

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Location: Pyromet Facility - Aston, PA
Department: Operations
Listing Date: 2015-09-25
Position: Furnace Operator

2nd shift available

Job Purpose

To melt, refine, assay and fabricate silver to ensure quality purification and production of precious metals. Starting pay: $15-$18/hr. 

  • Verify inventory weights
  • Melt, sample and refine precious metal
  • Hand fabricate purified silver products  
  • Follow and meet the production schedule
  • Maintain quality standards
  • Complete documentation
  • Ensure safe operation of gas-fired and induction melting furnaces
  • Properly use, operate and maintain machinery to reduce downtime
  • Complete maintenance request forms
Skill Requirements
  • Plant experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Basic computer experience
  • Well organized, multi-tasker and good with time management in high pressure situations
  • Ability to lift 50+lbs. for extended periods of time
  • Able to handle exposure to extreme heats
  • Ability to be versatile
  • Experience in safety program a plus  
  • Mechanical abilities a plus
  • Forklift experience a plus
  • Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required

Why Pyromet?

  • Pyromet is a privately-owned Precious Metals Manufacturer and Refiner of Silver, Gold and Platinum Group Metals. We provide product and refining services for film, high grade, plating, investment, electronic and other industrial markets.

    Since 1969, Pyromet has been the trusted name in Precious Metals and Precious Metals Management. Founded upon a patented process, Pyromet maintains and develops the latest chemistries and methods in refining and manufacturing. Through one-of-a-kind film wash processes, the latest in thermal reduction capabilities, and proprietary equipment and manufacturing techniques, Pyromet offers our customers maximum precious metal yields and the highest quality products. In addition, through the self-initiative of each of our dedicated employees, we strive for a friendly, fast-paced environment that fosters exceptional teamwork and long term partnerships.

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