1019 S. McLean Blvd.
Wichita , KS
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Furnace Operator

Wichita, KS Full-time
Posted on November 2, 2018

Our people are the heart of our business.  As the world’s largest provider of thermal processing services, Bodycote employs thousands of highly skilled staff around the globe, some of the best engineers, scientists and technicians in the industry.  Our staff are encouraged to develop their skills through professional career development and our in-house training resources. 

At Bodycote what we do matters and as a member of our team, what you do matters too.  Do you like to work with your hands while being active at work? Do you have experience running multiple types of heat treat furnaces? Come start a career with Bodycote working as a skilled furnace operator. To be eligible for this role, you will need 3-5 years experience working with Atmosphere, Vacuum, Press Quench, Induction, Pits, Tip Ups, Mesh Belts, and/or Temper style furnaces. 

In addition you will:

  • Control and monitoring heat treat furnaces and following written procedures on shop orders
  • Prepare work for processing; load and unloads furnaces, bins, fixtures, and baskets
  • Bring any irregularity to supervisor’s attention
  • Promote safety and good housekeeping practices
  • This position will allows for cross training and development of additional skills
  • This position must satisfy ITAR compliance requirements, therefore candidates must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resident Card Holder.

We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications: 

  • Education – High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience in heat treating as a furnace operator
  • May be required to work overtime or any shift, including weekends
  • May need to obtain and maintain forklift operation certification
  • Must demonstrate the ability to read, write and communicate the English language
  • Knowledge and hands on experience of computer applications including Microsoft Office and databases is preferred, but not required

This position requires the following physical and mental demands consisting of, but not limited to the following:

  • Must be able to work in a standing position for extended periods of time in an office/industrial environment.
  • Ability to bend, pull, stoop and reach to perform functions
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • May be exposed to heat, fumes, noise, and humidity, etc.
  • Visual acuity to read documents, computer screens, files, etc.
  • Ability to hear in person and via phone

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bodycote is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against current and prospective employees based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals over forty years of age, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws.