Heat Treat/Paint Operator - 1st Shift at Barnes Group Inc in East Granby, Connecticut

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Job Description:


Barnes Aerospace MRO East Granby has an exciting and challenging career opportunity for a Heat Treat Operator. In this role you will perform diversified duties to apply heat treatments to aircraft parts as well as cross train to learn and perform paint functions. This position requires experience, initiative and ingenuity and the ability to work independently to produce the highest level of quality and productivity against established standards. You will work constructively with Engineering, participate in company meetings, and make effective recommendations towards improvements in processes and overall productivity. If you are a talented and self-motivated individual that enjoys a fast-paced environment, please submit your resume for further consideration.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Perform a variety of duties to set up and operate vacuum and braze furnaces used in heat-treating aircraft components to meet production schedules, complying with customer requirements and FAA regulations.

  • Complete related paperwork and signoffs, including maintenance of heat-treating logs for all furnaces and parts.

  • Interpret work orders, engine manuals, and blueprints to determine information such as type of operations and sequence of operations required.

  • Work with Engineering to develop programs, determine new methods, develop parameters, and determine material type for new or modified products.

  • Ensure use of proper fixtures and tools; maintain adequate inventory levels of material to meet production goals. Requisition materials and tooling as required.

  • Ensure regular maintenance of equipment including ovens and fixtures.

  • Monitor and inspect work in progress to ensure acceptable operational standards are maintained and that product meets all specifications and requirements.

  • Detect faulty operations and materials and report these and other problems to immediate supervisor.

  • Comply with all company and safety rules and regulations

  • In addition to heat treat duties, cross training will be required to learn and perform other duties as necessary.

  • Provide training to others as required.


  • 1-3 years in aerospace environment desirable

  • Good mathematical skills

  • Ability to read and interpret complex blueprints and technical documents

  • Skills Desired: strong attention to detail, ability to multitask, good communications skills

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

This position is a safety sensitive position. Applicant must comply with all applicable FAA and DOT drug and alcohol testing rules.

Internal Candidate Instructions:

To be considered for the above position, please submit an internal application to Human Resources directly.

Shift: Monday - Friday 9:30am - 6:00pm


BehaviorsDedicated - Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
Team Player - Works well as a member of a group
Enthusiastic - Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
Detail Oriented - Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
MotivationsFlexibility - Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
Self-Starter - Inspired to perform without outside help
Job Security - Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe
EducationHigh School Diploma (required)
Experience1 - 3 years: Aerospace environment preferred (preferred)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)