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Foundry Personnel

Company: Merit Aluminum Foundry
Location: Adelanto
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Seeking Foundry Personnel
Foundry Technicians perform various tasks and assist the different departments to initialize department processes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


  • Understanding specifics of control plugs and furnace plugs.

  • Plugging and unplugging furnace.

  • Maintaining consistent metal flow to casting table throughout cast.

  • Cleans trough and degasser box and changes filter.

  • Loading/unloading homogenizer pads including placing and removing spacer rails.

  • Installs/uninstalls safety rail by casting table.

  • Bundles logs using tool. Remains a safe distance away from thimbles when removing skins from underneath casting table.

  • Removes skins form top of casting table.

  • Operates arc welder.

  • Understands uses and differences in cones used in casting process.

  • Stocks cones and filters.

  • This position works in a manufacturing environment.

  • Work is performed in a manufacturing environment in all weather conditions.

  • Lift up to 25 lbs. regularly, up to 50 lbs. frequently and up to 75 lbs. occasionally
  • Bend, twist, climb, squat, kneel throughout shift Able to work in extreme heat or cold conditions.

  • Ability to function successfully in a fast-paced, changing work environment.

  • Must be able to handle both large pieces and small pieces of aluminum billets.

  • Opportunity for stability and career growth
  • Performs any combination of following tasks in foundry concerned with melting metal, pouring metal into molds, removing castings from molds, dressing castings, moving foundry materials, and cleaning equipment and work areas: Moves sand, castings, flasks, or other materials about foundry by hand, using wheelbarrow or cart, or by loading them onto conveyor.

  • Assembles flasks, using wrench, bolts, and tap screws.

  • Waters and mixes sand, shovels sand into flasks, and compacts sand in flasks, using ramming tool.

  • Sprays binder on surface of sand molds and dries surface with blowtorch
  • Fits together, clamps, and unclamps cope and drag on production line.

  • Weighs out specified amounts of materials for furnace charge, and loads charge into melting furnace.

  • Skims slag from surface of molten metal, using scoop.

  • Carries or pushes ladles of molten metal on monorail and pours metal into molds.

  • Installs and removes steel jackets and bands used to hold snap molds together during casting.

  • Sorts castings into pairs or groups for assembly.

  • Teamwork is essential, must be willing to work closely and effectively communicate with co-workers
  • Should have the ability to learn skills needed to clean dies
  • Must be able to make simple mathematical calculations
  • Must know all tool stacks and tooling assembly
  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must have the initiative to identify, communicate, and correct problems, as well as adapt to change

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • 1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
    • Minimum forklift driving.

    • This position works in a manufacturing environment. Able to work in extreme heat or cold conditions. Work is performed in a manufacturing environment in all weather conditions.

    • Lift up to 25 lbs. regularly, up to 50 lbs. frequently and up to 75 lbs. occasionally.

    • Bend, twist, climb, squat, kneel throughout shift.

    • Ability to function successfully in a fast-paced, changing work environment.

    • Must be able to handle both large pieces and small pieces of aluminum extrusions.


      BENEFITS

      • Paid holidays
      • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, waiting period apply.

      • 401K Plan with a company match
      • Annual Safety Boot Allowance

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Keywords: Merit Aluminum Foundry, Victorville , Foundry Personnel, Other , Adelanto, California

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