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EaglePicher Technologies is driving the electrification of defense, aviation and space. We provide the broadest range of battery systems in the world for the most demanding applications. We develop leading-edge products that make drones fly higher, undersea vessels run longer, aircraft fly farther, rockets launch safely and satellites operate longer. With our cutting-edge research and manufacturing, we continue to set new standards in the industry. For 100 years, we have provided mission-critical power solutions to the defense, aviation and space markets. EaglePicher’s batteries power more than 85 percent of U.S. missile and munition programs and are a key component of the U.S. space program, powering the Mars Rovers and the next crewed mission to the moon. EaglePicher provides custom battery assemblies, battery management systems, pyrotechnic devices and other power solutions.

Our employees are passionate, dedicated and empowered to realize our vision. We strive for the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds personalities and perspectives, and to ensure this works, we create an inclusive work environment that places a premium on communication and collaboration. At EaglePicher, we will give you the opportunity to harness all that is within you with access to the latest tools, information and training.

EaglePicher is headquartered in St. Louis, MO with manufacturing and research and development facilities in Joplin, MO, Seneca, MO, Pittsburg, KS, East Greenwich, RI and in Southbridge, MA.

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As a Furnace Operator, you will support the production line, by loading, unloading and operating furnaces used for GTMS and brazing, in support of manufacturing a quality product.


  • Operate furnaces used for GTMS, and brazing according to required specifications of a production line in a manufacturing organization.
  • Read, interpret and follow both basic and complex blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications and other written instructions or procedures.
  • Collect all materials and equipment needed to begin the sealing process & always verify furnace conditions prior to starting toPerform tool changes, offsets and compensations independently.
  • Collect materials and equipment neededto begin the sealing process nad verify furnace conditions prior to starting to seal.
  • Check furnace often to verify conditions and temperatures are correct.
  • Read interpret and follow basic blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written instructions or procedures to accurately perform glass seal and brazing operations.
  • Responsible for unloading and disassembling parts from dies independently. Verifying the part count, making new WIP tickets for end of each shift, and returning dies to assembly in a timely matter.
  • Perform profile changes, gas changes and basic die loading under supervision.
  • Inspect and measure parts using basic measurement tools.
  • Dolcument actions by compleing required production documentation and performing ERP transactions.
  • Keep equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements (cleaning cycles, heat cycle profiles); following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs when necessary.
  • Contribute to company and team goals, by working as a productive team member.
  • Comply with policies, procedures and work instructions.
  • Work in a safe and effective manner, with adherence to safety and PPE requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • US Citizenship or US person status required.
  • Understanding of quality control principles
  • 1 year of experience working in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Must have good hand/eye coordination
  • Basic computer skills required

Some of the great things about being an EaglePicher employee include:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance;
  • 11 paid holidays and PTO;
  • Matching 401K;
  • Tuition reimbursement;
  • Dependent scholarship programs.

EaglePicher is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, status as a veteran, pregnancy and related conditions, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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