International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • 15,000 employees in around 33 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow

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Mason / Metalsmith

SCHOTT Advanced Optics, with its deep technological expertise, is a valuable partner for its customers in developing products and customized solutions for applications in optics, lithography, astronomy, opto-electronics, architecture, life sciences, and research. With a product portfolio of more than 120 optical glasses, special materials, and components, we master the value chain: from customized glass development to high-precision optical product finishing and metrology.

Your tasks

The Mason/Metalsmith will lay and remove high temperature and special brick, insulation, and mortar, as well as make vacuum tight seals, and pack electrical conductors and thermocouple leads. The chosen candidate will utilize security system for material safety and be responsible for the operation of the work order database. Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Often works high temperatures, dusty conditions, and difficult access areas
  • Mortar or embed the platinum components with firebrick contoured to a pipe, etc.
  • Layout, cut, form, assemble, and weld platinum and other metals
  • Perform acid treatment of platinum components
  • Diagnose equipment malfunction or damage and estimates repair work required
  • Maintain accurate and efficient work while upholding quality control
  • Maintain orderliness and cleanliness within work areas
  • Implement 5S and safety principles within work areas

Your profile

  • Knowledge of laying/removal firebrick, IFB, insulation, and mortar
  • Min. 5 years’ experience with welding, sheet metal layout, and fabrication
  • Stick, MIG, TIG welding, oxygen/acetylene, and plasma cutting preferred
  • Starting rate: $22.49/hr + shift differential
  • Must be available to work rotating shifts.   Must be able to work 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts and weekends, as required
  • High School Diploma or GED required, trade school certificate, preferred
  • Previous experience operating forklifts, man lifts, and other material handling equipment
  • Must be capable of meeting U.S. Gov’t. Security requirements

Your benefits

Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company. At SCHOTT, you will find a cooperative and dynamic work environment which encourages you to share your innovative ideas, supports your development and celebrates achieving successes with your team.
You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future. Do you want to be successful with us? Then, please send us your application.

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