Preform Welder

Date: Jan 2, 2022

Location: Buford - Georgia, US, 30518

Company: Heraeus

Preform Welder
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 handles to quartz preforms, and to tip preforms


The following challenges await you:

  • Heat quartz solid on a lathe and “weld” (butt) the ends together to form a handle.
  • Load lathe with preform, align preform with handle, heat quartz preform to weld handle on preform.
  • Flame-tip preforms (AOF & FISA) per customer specifications.
  • Stress-test butted handles.
  • Inspect handles; identify short or bad handles.
  • Load/unload annealing ovens.
  • Enter data on computer.
  • Laser scribe handles.
  • Cut and clean tubes.
  • Measure and enter orientation of preforms
  • Calculate weight to confirm in SAP.


Your Profile:

  • Reading and math skills.
  • A minimum of 6 months of manufacturing experience is a plus
  • Computer literate

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta