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Glass Furnace Operator

Tuscaloosa, AL, US, 35406

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal




Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® is the leading supplier of value-added, glazing-focused, interior, and exterior products and services. We design, engineer, test, and manufacture solutions in engineered curtain walls, storefronts, and entrances, architectural glass, shower enclosures, glazing hardware, windows, railings, and more.





Coral Industries, is excited to be adding a Furnace Operator to work with our team on 2nd shift. This position starts at 3:30pm and will work on Monday – Friday.


The operator will work with a furnace that is used to temper and produce glass. The furnace transforms the glass so that it is highly resistant to breakage when handled properly. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lift and arrange glass on/off conveyor
  • Read and understand blueprints
  • Read and process work orders by due dates provided
  • Work with a partner to properly and safely load and unload glass from machine
  • Use a computer system to input the proper operation for the glass tempering and enter the operation into production system
  • Complete daily worksheets and forms
  • Inspect all glass for defects such as chips, bubbles, scratches, blown holes, proper edgework, etc.
  • Ensure the machines and tools are in good working order and perform daily cleaning as needed
  • Work safely and adhere to all safety policies and procedures



  • Ability to operate a computer
  • Ability to multitask and problem solve
  • Ability to follow production procedures
  • Ability to read blueprints and manuals
  • Ability to read and use a tape measure
  • Ability to read and perform calculations and measurements with numbers, fractions and decimals
  • Ability to wear several items of personal protective equipment to work with glass
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment


What OBE Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About OBE


OBE has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of family businesses, regional companies, and large enterprises that together form the OBE family. OBE operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


OBE is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


Date Posted:  Sep 1, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Tuscaloosa

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