Steel Making Plant

Lead LRF Operator

Al-Shuaiba, Al Ahmadi Governorate
Work Type: Full Time

We are looking for a talented and skilled Lead Ladle Refining Furnace Operator to join our multicultural and diverse team in Kuwait. You are responsible to perform day to day activities related to ladle refining furnace ((LRF) operation including

preparation, maintaining safe working environment and reporting unsafe conditions. Perform

related activities for process improvement as directed by immediate superior.

Duties may include but will not be limited to:

  • Carry-out pre-operation inspection / check list, equipment trials and

any abnormalities noticed to be reporting to immediate superior.

  • Preparation and readiness of LF, equipment’s and auxiliary units for

operation, including process parameter loading.

  • Performing all the activities related to heat process: ladle receiving,

purging activity, heating, alloy additions, trimming, slag control,

sampling / temp activity and heat lifting for caster as per the

process flow chart / process standard.

  • He must ensure for 100% compliances for lifting chemistry, lifting temperature and super heat. Any deviation must be brought in to his immediate superior immediately. SMP-LRF-W-02
  • Coordinating with Refractory SIC for ladle rotation plan & ladle bay

for tapping ladle condition, purging plug and ladle lip condition. Ladle rotation plan

  • Coordinating with EAF / LF supervisor & hot metal crane operator

for tapped ladle transfer & and electrode activity.

  • Coordinating with CCM supervisor & hot metal crane operator for

heat lifting to caster.

  • Coordinating with heavy vehicle operator for slag removal from

dumping area & additive operator for Ferro alloys & fluxes feeding.

  • Logging all the information in Level 2 system related to heat report,

deviations, delays, electrode changing / adjustment activities and

Ladle details like Re -ladle & purging status reports.

  • Performing the inspection activity like ladle shell & slag zone bricks,

lip jam condition, LF roof & delta for water leaks & metal jam.

  • Electrode changing, adjustment & preparation and seeking assistance from EAF / LF supervisor.
  • Carry-out housekeeping related activities to keep his work area

safe from incidents, hazards, risks and environmental friendly.

  • Air blowing on the holder, working floor cleaning, roof jam &

inspection door cleaning and assisting LF operator in ladle car,

track and trench cleaning. Shut down Job list

  • During break downs , shut downs and major stoppages he must

provide his support to maintenance departments & carry-out

activities like equipment cleaning / maintaining and painting etc. Shut down Job list

  • Handling all the emergency and abnormal situation as per the

SOP’s guidelines and superior’s instructions.

Must be Diploma in Metallurgy or higher
Minimum of 8 years of experience in Steel Melting Plant Ladle Refining Furnace Operator
Or 3 years’ as Lead Ladle Refining Furnace Operator
Years of Experience:
Position Title:
Lead Technician
Min. Education Required:

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