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Bunting Bearings Furnace Operator in Portage, Michigan

Bunting Bearings, LLC., is hiring for a Furnance Operator at its Kalamazoo, MI operation.Successful candidate will load, run and operate furnaces to ensure safety, productivity and quality. Must be reliable and able to with great attention to detail while maintaining a productive and clean work environment. Training will consist of working alongside full time employees to learn the product and process.Being a team player and willingness to learn new things and change jobs as priorities and equipment availability change in a low volume, high mix environment is paramount.Responsibilities include:ulliLoad, unload and operate furnaces at established competitive rates/li/ululliMonitor part size, weight, and surface condition/liliEnsure furnace operates without interruption while maintaining product quality/liliComplete all documents as required/liliMaintain furnac elogs and records for job traceability and product requirements/li/ululliClean work area at end of shift/liliAny other duties as assigned/li/ulRequirements:ulliDemonstrated mechanical ability through previous work history, may or may not be in manufacturing/liliComfortable with higher temperature processes and adjusting parameters in a controlled way to produce conforming product/li/ululliAble to learn and use micrometers, weigh scales and calipers/liliAbility to speak, read and write in English and complete production documents as required/liliProficient in blueprint reading/liliHigh attention to detail/liliPhysical stamina to operate and tend multiple presses/li/ulBenefits of working for Bunting Bearings include:ulliWork (4) ten hour days, with every Friday off (Operations may require a return to a five day work week, but that is not currently on the horizon)/li/ululliFlexibility of a 20 hour week for those interested in part time employment/li/ululli$600 sign on bonus with perfect attendance for the first 90 days/liliAttendance Bonus increases $1.25 / hr for the first 3 months and $2.00 / hr for every month thereafter, once Full Time employment is established./li/ululliCompany provides Steel Toed boots after completions of 90 day probationary period/li/ululliAny candidates coming in as machine operators may be considered for higher paid positions in setup, tooling, maintenance and the dock after 520 hours probationary period has completed./li/ululliBenefits including, health insurance and PTO are available after 180 days (including the 90 day probationary period) for full time employees/li/ululli401(k) and employer match begin after 1 year of service/li/ululliUniforms are provided for a low cost payroll deduction./li/ululliMonthly employee engagement events, including pizza parties, cookouts or continental breakfast/lili3 shifts available/liliStudent schedule flexibility to include part time positions of 12 or 18 hours per week/liliNewly refurbished break, restroom and locker room areas./li/ul