Concord, North Carolina, United States

Melt Operator

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Job ID 53531

The Melt/Shot/Wire Draw purpose is to clean, purify, and convert raw materials into ingot/wire form to support the Stock Cut and Fabrication areas.   The process is completed through the use of induction melting and forging equipment. This person needs to have awareness of self, equipment and raw material at all times; as this is of the utmost importance.



Adhere to all OC and Plant specific requirements

Participate on safety teams

Maintain a clean and orderly work area

Recognize, report and correct safety hazards upon identification


Computer transactions

Verifications of alloy transfers Manage inventory supply for processing

Complete and record all quality data

Metric board maintenance


Inventory accountability

Follow all process controls and provide documentation

Inspect all work for accuracy

Main responsibilities

Handling of multiple ingots

Handling of pans of alloy

Operation of melting equipment

Operation of forging equipment

Melter preparation

Forging ingots using the TDA Buddy system or manual tongs

Testing alloy types

Operation of shotting equipment

Preparing crucibles for melting and shotting

Form wire from ingots using wire draw equipment

Regular Attendance

All other duties as assigned or needed

Flexible to changes that are needed to meet business demands

Available and willing to work 1st, 2nd, or rotating shifts as needed



High School Diploma / GED or equivalent


At least 2 years operating equipment in a manufacturing environment

Participation in process improvement activities within a team setting


Ability to work well in a group on different tasks towards one common goal

Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time

Ability to use and read micrometers

Focus on quality (i.e. contamination, void identification)

Ability to accurately complete inventory controls/transactions

Ability to stand for extended period of time while performing job duties

Ability to detect flaws in operation of mechanical equipment

Familiar with continuous improvement disciplines such as TPM methodologies

Please note:Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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