Heat Treat Operator A (2nd or 3rd Shift)

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Performs operations either at the front end or back end of the furnace within Austempering by performing the following duties.

***2nd or 3rd shift***


HAND PLACING functions
  • Loads parts on moving furnace belt per instructions, while on an elevated work platform
  • Cleans off parts by unloading conveyors using compressed air, water, or various hand tools as per instructions, written or verbal
  • Sorts parts for foreign material by performing a visual inspection as per instructions, written or verbal
  • Loads totes into the pan washer to remove grease and/or oil, as per instructions, written or verbal.
  • Transfers parts out of large tubs or wire containers into HTI totes, filling totes to no more than 35 lbs. gross weight
  • Packs customer finished products
  • Cleans, makes and fills “Heat Treat Bags”
  • Performs general housekeeping duties as directed
FRONT END functions
  • Maintains specific conditions to meet customer expectations by observing machine operations, gauges, displays and adjusting controls
  • Brings materials to workstations by utilizing powered industrial trucks (forklift)
  • Ensures that hand placers have material at furnaces in which to hand place
  • Loads parts into automatic loaders
  • Monitors furnace operation by listening for warning bells/lights, dials, displays and gauges
  • Adjusts furnaces by setting and adjusting speeds, pounds per hour, carbon, speed of agitator and temperatures as determined by Trac Sheets
  • Starts and ends job order
BACK END functions
  • Prepares parts for shipping by reviewing Trac Sheets and determines which containers to ship parts and quantity in each container
  • Sorts parts for foreign material by performing a visual inspection.
  • Quarantines parts by placing them in hold location if foreign material is found
  • Removes excess oil from parts by placing them into the spinner per Trac Sheets
  • Identifies completion of job by entering ID, scan furnace number, operator name on the Trac sheet
  • Moves parts form one station to another by utilizing powered industrial trucks (forklift)
  • Proper usage of air brushes and air knives
  • Drains water from dip tanks
  • Cleans ledges between each order


  • Understands and performs to MPI Mission and Values
  • Understands and performs to HTI Quality Management System
  • Safety focused
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to understand work instructions (WI), process instructions (PI) and quality manual (QM)
  • Ability to drive a forklift
  • Teamwork
  • Self-managed
  • Accountable and dependable
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Coachable
  • Ability to Multitask


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • 6 – 12 months of manufacturing and/or logistics experience is preferred
  • Ability and desire to problem solve and carry out instructions
  • Able to read, write and speak fluent English
  • Ability to apply and utilize mathematical concepts such as technical mathematics, fractions, percentages, ratios, proportions and ability to use a calculator to solve practical solutions


  • Regular use of hands and fingers; regularly stoop, kneel, crouch and climb
  • Able to lift/move up to 50 pounds; potentially need to move products up to 75 pounds with assistance
  • Ability to work in an environment with exposure to fumes and airborne particles
  • Able to work consistently using hearing protection, around heavy mechanical machinery and often in hot temperatures

To apply for this job please visit mpicorp.com.