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Foundry Employee Level 2

Company: GIW Industries
Location: Thomson
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

GIW Industries

Foundry Employee Level 2 - MeltingReports To: Foundry Team Lead, 3rd shiftDuties and Responsibilities:

  • Adhering to environmental health and safety regulations
  • Reading and understanding work instructions
  • Completing appropriate paperwork to ensure accuracy and accountability
  • Rigging and operating up to 40,000 pounds with an overhead crane
  • Organizing and staging all pouring supplies, tools, and stands before pouring
  • Preparing all molds/flasks that are scheduled to be poured
  • Setting weights according to the prescribed amounts
  • Preparing ladles that will be used throughout upcoming pours, including building KALTEK ladles
  • Taking pouring temperatures
  • Loading furnaces properly
  • Performing general furnace work (slagging furnace, weighing alloys, patching and repairing the furnace unsupervised)
  • Relining furnaces
  • Analyzing molding and casting defects to suggest corrective action
  • Promoting good housekeeping
  • Inspecting daily to proactively prevent downtime of tools and equipment
  • Inspecting molds (snake-eyes) after weights are set to help ensure a good casting
  • Pouring molds safely
  • Operating the crane during pouring
  • Creating a furnace charge
  • Tapping furnaces
  • Using and cleaning ARL Spectro
  • Controlling the melting processExperience:
    • Overhead Cranes
    • Rigging Hardware
    • Forklifts
    • Blender
    • Bobcat LoaderEducation: High school diploma or GEDPhysical Requirements:
      • Frequently:
        • Standing, walking, sitting, bending, squatting, stooping
        • Lifting, pushing, and pulling
          • Occasionally:
            • Overhead work
            • Climbing ladders or stairs
            • Driving forklifts
            • Operating cranes GIW Industries, Inc. (A KSB Company) is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. GIW Industries, Inc. (A KSB Company) makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.


Keywords: GIW Industries, Augusta , Foundry Employee Level 2, Other , Thomson, Georgia

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