Century, Inc.

Induction Hardener

US-MI-Traverse City
2 weeks ago(12/4/2017 2:33 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Entry Level
Shift Info
M-F 2nd 3:00pm-11:30pm


To set up and operate the Induction Machine


  • Set up and operate or tend machines, such as furnaces, baths, flame-hardening machines, and electronic induction machines, which harden, anneal, and heat-treat metal.
  • Remove parts from furnaces after specified times, and air dry or cool parts in water, oil brine, or other baths.
  • Read production schedules and work orders to determine processing sequences..
  • Record times that parts are removed from furnaces to document that objects have attained specified temperatures for specified times.
  • Load parts into containers and place containers on conveyors to be inserted into furnaces, or insert parts into furnaces.
  • Adjust controls to maintain temperatures and heating times, using thermal instruments and charts, dials and gauges of furnaces, and color of stock in furnaces to make setting determinations.
  • Test parts for hardness, using hardness testing equipment, or by examining and feeling samples.
  • Repair, replace, and maintain furnace equipment as needed, using hand tools.
  • Clean oxides and scales from parts or fittings, using steam sprays or chemical and water baths.
  • Attach wire or metal to winding mechanisms that will pull parts through furnaces.
  • Stamp heat-treatment identification marks on parts, using hammers and punches.
  • Mount fixtures and industrial coils on machines, using hand tools.


Education and/or Experience    


High school diploma or G.E.D.


Language Skills                                             


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Mathematical Skills   


Ability to add subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


 Reasoning Ability     


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. 


Computer Skills      


                        Basic Computer Skills 







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