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Refractory Operator

Brand:  Matthews Environmental Solutions
Company:  Todaysure Matw Ltd.
Line of Business:  Environmental

Hyde, GB, SK14 2BJ


The Refractory Operator fabricates, assembles, and manufactures cremation equipment, accessory equipment, and component items as instructed.



•    Layout and fits together and welds mostly pre-cut parts.
•    Installs high temperature fire brick refractory lining and cement.
•    Assists and/or performs electrical, plumbing, painting and applications.
•    Assembles components and connections as directed by process and procedures.
•    Installs components as required by prints.
•    Completes any given task within allotted time and maintains a clean and orderly work area during and upon completion of tasks.
•    Understands and can perform job responsibilities performed by helpers and assists others as requested or instructed.
•    Possess a mechanical aptitude and adapts and/or learns quickly.
•    Additional duties as assigned.


•    Associate’s Degree in manufacturing or related field from technical school
•    1+ years of previous manufacturing or assembly experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    Advanced blueprint reading, layout and fitting skills. 
•    Advanced welding and cutting skills, ARC & MIG and Plasma for plate, sheet, pipe and structural steels.  
•    Knowledgeable of all types of refractory and insulation, their applications, and the ability to implement use in all types of units.
•    Basic degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
•    Basic analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
•    Basic verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
•    Basic understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
•    Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
•    Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
•    Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
•    Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
•    Possess a mechanical aptitude; ability to use a large variety of hand tools and basic knowledge of power tools, forklifts, welding equipment, and cutting torch.
•    Ability to work overtime as necessary. 


•    Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.  
•    Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
•    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
•    Regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold & heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
•    The noise level in the work environment may be high.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.