Butting Lathe Operator

Website Heraeus

Butting Lathe Operator Job Highlights

Title Butting Lathe Operator  
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Buford, GA, United States
Company Heraeus

Company Profile

Heraeus is a leading international portfolio company. The company looks into the processes, challenges, and markets and develops high-quality solutions that strengthen competitiveness in the long term.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Butting Lathe Operator who will weld cylinders/ingots in preparation for processing on S-Zug towers and weld handles to finish performs for shipment to the customer.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 1-year of relevant experience.
  • A minimum of 6 months of manufacturing experience


  • Cover other cylinder prep positions as needed
  • Operate wastewater treatment system
  • Perform housekeeping tasks
  • Produce collar-cylinder, j-cylinder, handle-perform, and collar/J extension welds using an oxygen-propane torch on an automated lathe
  • Record data/transactions in QDC/SAP
  • Support 5S program
  • Support all activities within the department as needed or instructed; assist all positions in the department when possible
  • Wear appropriate PPE for a hot flame environment


  • Basic data entry skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Computer-literate
  • Strong work ethic, positive outlook, integrity, reliability, into the details, and a team player
  • Unwavering commitment to safety, people first, quality, continuous improvement, diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
  • Visual and mechanical inspection skills


  • The company offers attractive compensation, top-notch benefits, and an ideal environment that supports your professional development.

Employer’s Statement

Heraeus is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.heraeus.com.

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