Warm-in Worker

Reheat blown or pressed glassware in furnace to fire-polish glassware.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Warm-in Workers do?

Reheats blown or pressed glassware in furnace to fire-polish glassware and make it malleable for further processing: Clamps snap on hot glassware, grasps snap, and inserts glassware into furnace opening. Rotates ware to heat it evenly to ensure retention of its molded shape. Withdraws ware from furnace when it is heated to an orange-red color. May remove or add clay to furnace opening to enlarge or reduce its size to accommodate glassware being processed. May adjust fans to control ventilation that blows fire blast back into furnace and cools snap handle.

Should I be a Warm-in Worker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Plate-Put-In Worker, Warm In

    How to become a Warm-in Worker

    Warm-in Workers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Warm-in Worker-related education!
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