Operator Powder

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Date: Feb 10, 2024

Location: Chandler - Arizona, US, 85226

Company: Heraeus

Operator Powder
Location Chandler - Arizona
Full Time


About Heraeus

Solutions from the Heraeus Group provide faster internet, rid water of germs, and keep hearts beating in time. As a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company, we combine materials expertise and technological leadership to create the most diverse products, all with one thing in common: World-class quality.

About Heraeus Conamic

We are one of the leading materials specialists for the production and processing of high-purity quartz glass and other high-grade materials such as ceramics and novel composites. Our innovative products enable the production of state-of-the-art semiconductor chips or medical lasers for minimally invasive surgical procedures through flexible optical fibers. As a global player with over 1,400 employees, we have sites in the USA, UK, Germany, China and Korea. Our ambition is to become a leader on the topic of sustainability in our energy-intensive industry.


Your Roles and Responsibilities: 


  • Responsible for set-up and operating equipment/tools to create / modify raw materials to produce powders used in current products. 

  • Set up machinery such as kilns, Rotovaps equipment, drum rollers and oversee its functioning. Follow documented instructions, as well as calibrate equipment to follow product specifications. Follow strict company and industry safety regulations, as well as a tightly controlled sequence of functions and equipment programming functions.  

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with other operators and supervisors, as well as attend regular training sessions for updates on equipment use. Conduct day to day activities and provide training to team members on relevant industry processes and equipment operations safety. 

  • Must be self-sufficient and work well with minimal supervision and must be able to detect and correct program errors in a timely fashion. 

  • Properly and safely load and unload raw materials into machinery, as well as change out tools as required.  Must have experience calibrating calipers and micrometers. Ability to use other small tools. 

  • Perform daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on area machinery. 

  • Follow directions, SOP’s, and documented protocols. 

  • Must be able to report progress to the production supervisor in their department. 


Your Profile:


  • High School Diploma/GED Equivalent 

  • 2 plus years manufacturing experience; previous experience with chemicals or powders a plus 

  • Experience working in a clean room/controlled environment a plus 

  • Computer Literate and Knowledgeable about tools and tooling 

  • Fluent in written and spoken English. 

  • Must be capable of lifting up to 50 pounds without strain and needs to have a Quality First attitude and a strong team spirit to help keep equipment running within process specifications.  

  • Must stand for several hours at a time while performing their main job functions. 


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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