Foundry Metal Casting Technician

  • DEPARTMENT: Foundry
  • LOCATION: Aurora, IN
  • JOB TITLE: Foundry Metal Casting Technician (Caster)
  • REPORTS TO: Foundry Foreman
  • TYPE OF POSITION: Full-Time & Part-Time
caster pouring
  GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position will pour and regulate the flow of molten metal through the entire process in order to produce finished casting that meet set expectations. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Collect samples, or signal workers to sample metal for analysis
  • Pour and regulate the flow of molten metal into molds and forms to produce casting, using ladles.
  • Read temperature gauges and observe color changes; then adjust furnace flames or electrical heating units as necessary to melt metal to specifications.
  • Examine molds to ensure they are clean, smooth, and properly coated.
  • Metal band saw excess metal from castings per specifications
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  MS Office applications, ERP, Office 365 and excellent verbal and written communication skills required. EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:  High School Diploma/GED preferred but not required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Walking, Standing, sitting, listening and talking on a wide variety and continual basis. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.  Movement generally throughout the manufacturing areas required. Ability to travel to both locations on a regular basis. Able to withstand a hot environment. HOURS:
  • 1st shift: 7am - 3:30pm
  • 2nd shift: 3pm – 11:30pm
  • 3rd shift: 11pm – 7:30am
  • 1st shift: $17.00 per hour
  • 2nd shift: $17.00 + $1.50 shift differential = $18.50 per hour
  • 3rd shift: $17.00 + $2.50 shift differential = $19.50 per hour
Supplemental Pay:
  • Sign-on Bonus
  • Monthly Production Bonus
  • Overtime Pay
  • Skill-based Pay Program