Preform Etch Operator

Date: May 12, 2022

Location: Buford - Georgia, US, 30518

Company: Heraeus

Preform Etch 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 acid etch welded cylinders/ingots in preparation for processing on S-Zug towers and acid etch finished preforms/tubing for delivery to customers.


Your roles and responsibilities:


  • Operate Polyflow machines to etch finished preforms and/or tubes.
  • Rinse, dry and bag etched preforms.
  • Transport finished preforms to warehouse, scan to racks as necessary.
  • Calculate acid etch rates.
  • Record data/transactions in QDC/SAP
  • Perform housekeeping activities.
  • Support 5S program.
  • Cover other Finishing 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 HF environment


What is required for this role:



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or travel availability required.


  • 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.
  • High energy and robust work ethic
  • Well-organized and self-directed
  • An articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization
  • Basic math skills
  • Computer-literate
  • Basic data entry skills

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta