Furnace Assistant


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Byhalia, MS

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Turning stone into remarkable products

Transforming natural resources into high-quality stone wool products puts you at the center of what makes ROCKWOOL successful in its industry. In our technologically-advanced production environment, you work closely with skilled colleagues who all strive to improve and optimize our manufacturing processes. You are offered the opportunity to work in an organization which cares about its employees and has a people-driven culture.

Furnace Assistant

Looking for a rewarding career with excellent pay and unmatched benefits? Join a global manufacturer where you can learn in-demand skills and gain valuable experience to help you advance in your career at a state-of-the-art facility. This is a Monday- Friday 8-hour shift position with overtime and weekends as needed

We are looking for professionals to join our Byhalia, MS team as an Furnace Assistants The Production Furnace Assistant is responsible for specific cleaning and maintenance tasks of the production equipment in the furnace area.

Why join the ROCKWOOL team?

  • Competitive pay
  • Great Benefits - Effective your first day!
    • Choice of 2 Medical plans with HSA employer funding of $750 - $1,500
    • Dental and Vision plans
    • 100% Tuition Reimbursement Program
    • 6% match to your 401(k) plan
    • No cost Life & Disability Benefits
    • Company Provided PPE
  • Work-Life Balance
    • Up to 6 weeks paid Parental Leave
    • 12 Paid Holidays per year
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)

If you have the following, we would love to hear from you:

  • A high level of concentration
  • Ability to operate production equipment in a safe, effective and efficient manner
  • Ability to read and understand written product specifications
  • Drive and understanding key figures and how to maximize output
  • Work well under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Self-motivated with high energy
  • Good people skills
  • Well organized
  • Able to lift 60lbs independently or 120lbs with a colleague
  • Curiosity to learn how to melt stone into lava!

Essential Functions:

  • Heavy Cleaning of the furnace and furnace area utilizing a jack hammer and a pressure washer as well as other heavy equipment as needed.
  • Cleaning oven ducts, filters and the spinning chamber
  • Masonry Brickwork
  • Cleaning Process Water tank and surrounding area
  • Opportunity to learn the furnace functions and operations.


ROCKWOOL Group is the world's leading manufacturer of stone wool products made from one of earth's most abundant natural resources. We offer products ranging from building insulation, wall and façade systems and acoustic ceilings to horticultural substrate solutions. We are a family-founded and values-driven company with more than 80 years of experience. We are always great together - when we work together as a team we create innovations that can enrich modern living and improve people's lives.