Furnace Operative

Andy File Associates Limited is working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this 6 month fixed term contract position

Currently recruiting for our client who specialise in  Glass Technology

We are  recruiting for 3 x Furnace Operators to support the production of a glass based product

The Furnace Operator will work on a 24/7 shift pattern

The Furnace Operator,  will be responsible for:

  • Adhering to all relevant and reasonable health and safety standards
  • Operating the furnace within set process parameters
  • Monitor, maintain and report key process parameters for production
  • All quality control checks carried out at source
  • Solution mixing
  • Some manual lifting
  • Loading the furnace with the raw materials
  • Manually monitoring and checking the temperature and weights
  • All visual checks carried out
  • Distribution of raw materials using a FLT counterbalance
  • Monitor product quality and proactively address problems as the arise
  • Carry out basic autonomous maintenance on process equipment
  • Maintain housekeeping standards in job related areas and activities
  • Proactively address any hazards that are identified
  • Report all accidents and  incidents

Key skills needed :

  • An Engineering background and / or experience working as a Process Operator / Technician
  • A background in manufacturing
  • Awareness of lean manufacturing
  • FLT counterbalance licence


Job Type: 6 month contract – with the potential of becoming permanent after 6 months dependent on orders

Shifts: 8.00 am – 8.00pm / 8.00 am – 4.00pm /12.00 – 8.00pm

on a fixed rota basis over a 7 day period

Salary pa : £25,000







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