Integral Quench (IQ) Furnace Operator - 2nd shift

Job Description

Do you want to join a Winning Team!? ThermTech is the premier commercial heat treater in the Midwest looking for an Integral Quench (IQ) Furnace Operator in our 303 facility.
This is a second shift position. Second shift position hours are Monday - Friday 2 PM to 10:30 PM.

Are you a top talent with a passion for delivering world-class service? Are you self-motivated and goal-oriented person driven to learn our trade and be a part of our growing team? Are you a problem solver, team builder with the ability to maintain a bright, positive attitude? Do you enjoy a fast-paced work environment where continual learning is encouraged and rewarded? If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply.

As part of our world class heat treating team, you are rewarded with competitive pay with additional off-shift premiums and a benefits package that includes health and dental coverage, short-term and long-term disability insurance, employer matched 401(k), educational reimbursement, and on-site health care. For more information visit about our benefits package visit:

Job Description:
The integral quench (IQ) furnace operator is trained to operate several different types of primary hardening and carburizing furnaces that contain a heating zone in the back chamber capable of temperatures in excess of 1750F and an oil quench chamber in the front zone. These furnaces are capable of running endothermic protective atmospheres to alter surface chemistries of steel parts and run on fully automated PLC based cycles. IQ furnace operators are trained on the safe and effective operation of these furnaces as well as the proper setup and inspection of the work processed in them.

Minimum Requirements:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent and proficiency in English language (reading and verbal). This position requires direct contact with ITAR compliant work – United States citizenship required.
Experience: 1 year of heat-treating experience preferred but will train the right person.
Skills: Working knowledge of PC based computer platforms. Previous experience with lift truck operation is preferred.

Skills to include:
• Understand all required safety fundamentals of IQ furnace operation per equipment startup/shutdown/loading procedures.
• Set up furnace loads according to the furnace schedule provided by supervision.
• Build loads in accordance with written/visual instructions as well as internal training protocols for load building Perform general maintenance checks.
• Inspect parts for final hardness properties per written or visual instruction on process documents.
• Required to train to proficiency and safety in lift truck operation

Note: Must be able to pass a hair follicle drug test.

Type: Full-time

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ThermTech - Heat Treating Specialists

We are committed to hiring top talent into our operations teams to deliver world-class services. We look for self-motivated and goal-oriented people who are keen to learn our trade and be a part of our growing team. We value individuals who are problem solvers, team workers, and maintain a bright, positive attitude. If you like a fast-paced work environment to learn lifelong skills, we would welcome your application. ThermTech is an equal opportunity employer.

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