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Furnace Specialist

Reference PE002272/GL
Location Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth
Salary Interval Monthly
Package None-negotiable
Description Our client based in Port Elizabeth is currently looking to employ an experienced Furnace Specialist (3 years furnace experience).

A wonderful career opportunity awaits you.

  • Matric (Maths and Science would be advantageous).
  • At least 3 years furnace experience.
  • Must be computer literate (Microsoft Office).
  • SAQA accreditation related to furnace operations will be beneficial.
  • Willingness to work overtime and shifts.
  • Understand emergency procedures pertaining to the furnace process.
  • Understand the Health and Safety requirements for operating the furnace.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • In depth knowledge and experience in operating a furnace.
  • Ability to work in and lead a team.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work under challenging conditions.
  • In good health, physically fit.
Responsibilities and expectations but not limited to:
  • Perform start up and cool down procedures on the furnace.
  • Constant monitoring of furnace parameters.
  • Control power to the furnace with defined curves.
  • Oversee the loading of raw materials into the furnace.
  • Operate pumps, valves and furnace equipment.
  • Maintain refractory installations.
  • Operate furnace hydraulics.
  • Supervise the unloading of product once sufficiently cooled.
  • Report defective equipment.
  • Adherence to Safety, Environmental and Health regulations.
  • Co-ordinate housekeeping duties.
  • Management of the Furnace equipment and operational procedures.
  • Manage risk by identifying potential failures and offering solutions to remedy risk.
  • Team supervision to ensure smooth operation of the shift.
  • Manage consumables and spares to ensure that production runs smoothly.
  • Compile shift report including general incidents and delays.
  • Investigate incidents and communicate findings and possible solutions timeously.
  • Manage quality standards in accordance with set targets and guidelines.
Please note should you not receive a response within two weeks of applying you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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