CASTER

DEPARTMENT: Foundry
JOB TITLE: Caster
REPORTS TO: Foundry Foreman
TYPE OF POSITION: Full-Time

 

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.