Heat treatment &special processes operator

Date: 22 May 2024

Location: Madison Heights, US

Company: Bmt International SA

Job description

EHT a subsidiary of Bmt located in Madison Heights, MI is looking for a Heat Treat Inspector (Temper and Hardness specifically).


  • Must be able to tolerate heat, odors, dust, soot, and noise levels associated with Heat Treating Processes.
  • Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment.
  • Loose-fitting clothes and jewelry are not permitted on site.
  • The ability to lift 25/50 pounds regularly.
  • The ability to respond quickly to sounds.
  • The ability to move safely over uneven terrain or in confined spaces.
  • The ability to see and respond to dangerous situations.
  • The ability to safely climb ladders while carrying 40 pounds.
  • The ability to work in loud, hot environments/extreme weather while wearing required PPE.
  • Ability to see 20-20 when corrected.
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors

DESCRIPTION: Controls furnace to reheat previously quenched and hardened metal objects, and quenches them in brine, water, oil, or molten lead to remove quenching strains and brittleness and to impart toughness to metal.


1. Must be able to read all instrumentation, gages and sight glasses to set and monitor

necessary information.

2. Must be able to operate all material handling equipment such as crane, forklift,

transfer car and conveyors.

3. Must be able to lift parts as needed to make loads.

4. Must be able to operate testing equipment including Brinell Tester, Rockwell Tester, metals lab equipment for polishing and metallograph.

5. Must be able to fill out necessary reports.

6. Assist in clean up , repair and replacement of equipment during maintenance shutdowns.

7. Assist in the changing and discharging of materials on racks.

8. Other duties assigned

OTHER: May be required to follow/perform other job related instructions/duties as requested, subject to applicable state and federal laws.

SPECIFIC PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must have strength and agility to lift parts and adjust machine for proper alignment to straighten.


  • 1 years’ experience or on the job training.
  • Job Knowledge: or at least Knowledge and experience within the Heat Treatment inspection industry is preferable.
  • Knowledge of the heat treat processes, procedures, and technical instruments is a plus but not required.

Personal Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Employees must be able to work with a flexible schedule which may require over-time


  • Understands all applicable location safety rules and regulations and makes sure that all are being followed.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 - $20.00 per hour

Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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