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Job Title:  Atomizing Specialist


Eighty Four, PA, US, 15330

Business Unit:  Specialty Metals
Posting Date:  Sep 23, 2022
Job Description:  The Atomizing Melter will support the Operations department with the daily tactical support of the operations at the Eighty Four Plant. The atomizing Melter will work on safely performing job duties while striving to hit production goals. They will have a strong focus on customer satisfaction and quality. The melters will collaborate with other operators, maintenance, and management to determine root causes of problems as well as conduct some basic training of others. This position reports directly to the Atomizing Supervisors and has no direct reports. In an assigned work area, performs the following tasks associated with the department strategies: • Performs all duties in a safe manner and follows all Company and Site safety rules. • Charges the raw material into furnaces in such a manner that efficient and continuous melting occurs. • Ensures that the prescribed conditions are established (i.e., metal temperatures, deoxidation conditions, de-slag conditions) for pouring molten metal into atomizing chamber. • Pours molten metal into atomizing chamber. • Exercises judgement on condition of various refractory components to ensure against failure during melting and to maintain good conditions for atomizing. • Tears down and relines refractory components in furnace and tundish assemblies as necessary. • Maintains atomizing and melting records. • Changes plenums, top hat assemblies, nozzles, and switch pumps. • Records pour temperature, atomization pressure and water flow during each heat and records any applicable down time. • Completes housekeeping duties in assigned area and other areas as requested. • Trains others in a safe and productive manner. • Assists with the creation and updating of Standard Operating Procedures, Task Element Sheets, and other paperwork related to the position. • Performs other duties as assigned.

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