Reduction Furnace Operator

Operate reduction furnaces and equipment to produce catalyst.

What does a Reduction Furnace Operator do?

Operates reduction furnaces and equipment to produce catalyst used in manufacture of margarine and shortening: Scoops powder into rotating reduction furnace that feeds it into mixing tank containing premeasured amount of oils. Observes gauges and regulates heating and mixing controls to ensure processing according to standards. Turns valves to pump finished product into holding tank. Opens valve to fill containers with catalyst. Keeps log of operations.