Butting Lathe Operator

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: Buford - Georgia, US, 30518

Company: Heraeus

Butting Lathe Operator
Location Buford - Georgia
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 14,800 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.


The primary responsibility of this position is to weld cylinders/ingots in preparation for processing on S-Zug towers and to weld handles to finished preforms for shipment to the customer.


Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Produce collar-cylinder, j-cylinder, handle-preform, and collar/J extension welds using oxygen-propane torch on automated lathe.
  • Operate wastewater treatment system.
  • Record data/transactions in QDC/SAP.
  • Perform housekeeping tasks.
  • Support 5S program.
  • Cover other cylinder prep positions as needed.
  • Support all activities within the department as needed or instructed; assist all positions in the department when possible.
  • Wear appropriate PPE for hot flame environment


What is required for this role:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent, or 1-year relevant experience required.
  • A minimum of 6 months of manufacturing experience is a plus.
  • SPIRIT - Strong work ethic, Positive outlook, Integrity, Reliable, Into the details and a Team player
  • Unwavering commitment to Safety, People First, Quality, Continuous Improvement, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts. 
  • Basic math skills
  • Computer-literate
  • Basic data entry skills
  • Visual and mechanical inspection skills




Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta