Casting Machine Operator Job Description Sample
Grid Casting Machine Operator
Concorde Battery Georgia Corporation manufactures aircraft batteries. Pretty cool, right? We think so. We opened the doors at our Georgia facility in 2014, located just outside of west Atlanta. However, we aren't completely new to the industry. We've actually been in business on the west coast for over 40 years and continue to grow to meet the needs of our customers. Culturally, we believe great people make great companies. If you think you might be a good match, we encourage you to apply.
Concorde Battery Georgia Corporation is currently looking for a driven candidate to start a career working in the Grid Casting Department. Successful candidate will need to fulfill daily production requirements given from the department supervisor. The position will work at various workstations within the Grid Casting Department assisting in preparing grids and other battery parts. The candidate will be given hands on training by the supervisor and colleagues; this is an exceptional career opportunity. Previous experience is not required but a plus. Overtime commonly available.
Follow written and oral instructions.
Operate grid casting machine, making adjustments to controls to stay within required specifications.
Monitor weight and thickness of grids throughout the day.
Adjust machine speed for optimum quality product and production rates.
Spray grid mold to meet quality specifications as needed.
Report production numbers at the end of shift.
Hand pour small parts.
Use hand torch when needed.
Change molds on small parts machine and grid casting machine.
Make burning bars for assembly department.
Inspect small parts for assembly department.
Work in hot and cold environments.
Add lead to pots as needed.
Review procedures for correct process verification.
Standing for long periods of time
Maneuver up to 80 pounds.
Reaching, carrying, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling.
Wearing a respirator and other required personal protective equipment (PPE).
Comply with all safety requirements; participate in safety training/practices.
Maintain a clean work area and follow company hygiene guidelines.
Use small hand tools.
Communicate to supervisor when detecting defective materials.
Work with and around hazardous materials.
Education and Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED
Read, write, and speak English
Punctual and reliable
Must complete pre-employment physical/drug screen
- Monday Thursday 6:00am - 4:30pm
Perks and Benefits:
Desired first shift schedule
Premium Health Insurance - $0 employee premium & $0 deductible
Company provided life insurance for all employees with $0 employee contribution
10 paid holidays
Overtime commonly available
Employee reward program
Credit Union Membership
Employee Referral Bonuses
This position description and benefits reflects the general level and nature of the job, is subject to change, and is not to be considered as all inclusive.
For more information about Concorde Battery Georgia Corporation please visit our website at www.concordebattery.com
CONCORDE BATTERY GEORGIA CORPORATION IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Casting Machine Operators
Starts and operates furnace, oven, die-casting, core making, metal molding, or rotating machines to pour metal or create molds and casts.
Removes casting from mold, mold from press, or core from core box, using tongs, pliers, hydraulic ram, or by inversion.
Pours or loads metal or sand into melting pot, furnace, mold, core box or hopper, using shovel, ladle, or machine.
Inspects metal casts, and molds for cracks, bubbles, or other defects and measures castings to ensure specifications met.
Sprays, smokes, or coats molds with compounds to lubricate or insulate mold, using acetylene torches or sprayers.
Skims or pours dross, slag, or impurities from molten metal, using ladle, rake, hoe, spatula, or spoon.
Assembles shell halves, patterns, and foundry flasks, and reinforces core boxes, using glue, clamps, wire, bolts, rams, or machines.
Fills core boxes and mold patterns with sand or powders, using ramming tools or pneumatic hammers, and removes excess.
Positions, aligns, and secures molds or core boxes in holding devices or under pouring spouts and tubes, using hand tools.
Other duties as assigned.
1st and 2nd shift, temp to hire positions available.
$10-13/hr. depending on experience.
Positions located in Kenosha, WI.
Minimum 6 months experience in a manufacturing environment.
Ability to work in a hot environment.
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Investment Casting Operator I - 3Rd Shift
Completes basic operations using such equipment as wax molds, soldering gun, cut off wheels and automated machinery. Adheres to safety guidelines.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities1.Assembles or prepares product and product components.
2.Completes well defined tasks with moderate supervision.
3.Monitors product quality and takes corrective action per established protocols.
4.Operates within well-defined operating procedures and department standards.
5.Visually inspects finished products for defects.
6.Communicates within a work cell to exchange information.
7.Performs operations to inspect or assemble parts, components, or finished product.
8.Maintains product quality and meets production standards.
9.Performs basic cleaning and maintenance on machines.
10.Completes documentation of operations and quantities completed.
11.Performs other tasks as directed by Management.
Expected Areas of Competence•Reads and interprets documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Proficient use of thread gauges. Adds, subtracts, multiplies and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Minimal direct decision-making responsibility. Advises the Department Supervisor, or designee, of special concerns as they arise. Carries out detailed written or oral instructions. Deals with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situation
Education/Experience Requirements•Requires a high school education or equivalent and a minimum of six months experience in a foundry environment working in cutoff, snag or forming capacity.
- Prior inspection or manufacturing experience preferred.
Additional InformationEOE M/F/Vet/Disability
The Casting Operator is tasked with assisting the Production Supervisor with achieving all established safety, environmental, quality, production and financial goals on a facility-wide basis. Individual should be well rounded and able to perform many of the different tasks associated with running the facility as a Casting Operator, Baghouse Operator, Battery Breaker, Aqua Refining Operator, and/or shipping and receiving functions.
Heavy lifting throughout a 12-hour shift.
Continuous movement while wearing respirator and proper personal protective equipment (PPE).
Perform job duties in high temperatures.
Control burners and install adjusters.
- Continuously removing dried-up waist from top of lead that is accumulated during oxidation.
Install pipes for casting line.
Set speed for pumps.
Stamp the lead.
Stacking and banding.
Moving product to finish goods.
- Proven ability to recognize safety as the organization's highest priority. Able to follow all department and plant safety and health rules. Wear all safety equipment required such as respirators, safety glasses, metatarsal boots, gloves, face shields and hearing protection.
- Balance team and individual responsibilities; exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to building a positive team spirit; support everyone's efforts to succeed.
- Background that is committed to developing and maintaining a work culture that breeds trust in fellow employee and commitment to contributing to the success of the company as outlined in the organizations mission statement.
The ability to operate mobile equipment in a safe manner.
- Develop alternative solutions; work well in group problem solving situations; use reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Knowledgeable of baghouse procedures. Know and observe proper standard operation procedures (SOP) for operations of the baghouse and scrubber. Know and understand all startup/shutdown operations and malfunctions SOP for baghouse cells, fans, scrubbers, dampers, bag changes and shakers.
Possess good working knowledge of casting and the hazards associated with the casting process.
Able to carry out duties without supervision for periods of time.
Able to use knowledge of system to solve problems and maintain operations.
- Focus on solving conflict, not blaming; maintain confidentiality; Keep emotions under control; remain open to others' ideas.
- Oral Communication
- Speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; respond well to questions.
- Written Communication
- Write clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information.
- Treat people with respect; work ethically and with integrity; uphold organizational values.
- Organizational Support
- Follow policies and procedures; support organization's goals and values.
- Approach others in a tactful manner; react well under pressure; treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
- Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
- Is consistently at work and on time.
Able to work any shift.
- Commit to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
- Display original thinking and creativity; meet challenges with resourcefulness; generate suggestions for improving work; develop innovative approaches and ideas.
- Able to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods.
- Up to one month related experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of work and training.
CategoryLaborers and HelpersFunctionManufacturing
Who We Are:
Ball Corporation, since its founding in 1880, has evolved and expanded from its humble beginnings as a manufacturer of wood-jacketed tin cans into the global manufacturing leader it is today. From the development of innovative metal packaging to the beverage, food and consumer goods markets to delivering proven instruments, sensors and spacecraft to the aerospace and defense industries, Ball's unmatched expertise and global reach ensure that no matter our customers' mission, we are there to help them achieve it.
Ball's beverage packaging delivers more than just a cold drink. We take pride in creating metal beverage cans and bottles that are smart, practical, sustainable and eye-catching. From our aluminum beverage cans ranging in excess of 20 different sizes to the versatile, recloseable Alumni-Tek bottle to the Dynamark variable printing technology that allows us to print up to 24 design variations per production run, we work closely with our customers to deliver a unique packaging experience to consumers.
Since the aerosol can revolutionized consumer products in the 1940s, Ball has refined and improved the technology to suit today's needs. We recently developed a new metal alloy that reduces the weight of our aluminum aerosol cans by as much as 15%. We also breathed new air into aerosol technology with the introduction of our next generation of tinplate aerosol packaging, which is helping us meet and exceed our customers' growing expectations.
With the help of our 18,450 talented employees around the world, Ball will continue to revolutionize our industries, serve our customers, and put the right people, processes and partners in place to help us achieve our vision and create long-term value for all our shareholders.
Primary Purpose of Position:
Employee is responsible for banding, racking, and moving coils and transporting them to storage. Employee must be able to operate the controls at the coiler table. Employee is responsible for relieving at the wheel; including monitoring quality, controlling the flow of molten metal from the furnace to the wheel where it cools and is processed.
Essential Functions and
Complies with established job safety practices, policies and procedures as specified in plant and corporate directives for the safe performance of the work assignment.
Supports and follows the guidelines of the food safety system.
Feed and band coils; take coils off coiler and band.
Monitor degasser for proper working condition, clean every 15 minutes.
Assure Chlorine and Argon tanks are filled to the proper level. Replace tanks when empty.
Check/monitor slab/strip for cracks, blisters, oxides, or other visible damage/defects.
Make sure that all dross in aluminum is taken out by skimming.
Check speed and rotation of degasser shaft; allow metal to run through degasser.
Open furnace and allow molten aluminum to exit through tap hole.
Control rate of metal to fill small tilt furnaces; skim/scrape tilt furnaces.
Monitor metal as it enters the wheel and cools; clean and examine belt and wheel.
Complete wheel/belt sheet including belt condition, spray/sand belt/wheel, and temperature.
Any other tasks as assigned by management including; assisting management in the training of new employees.
Regular, consistent and on-time attendance is required.
Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the division, the group, and the company. Includes ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts.
Required to work assigned schedule or 12-hour shifts, rotating days and nights, Monday through Sunday, working hours may vary as specified by management. Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed by management.
Regular and predictable attendance is required between the assigned start and end times of work.
Performs duties without posing a direct threat to anyone or to property. Direct threat is defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation.
Assures and maintains safe and healthful working conditions while enforcing safety rules and regulations.
Broad training in a related field usually acquired through high school education or equivalent.
Working knowledge of the following areas:
Basic reading, writing, and math skills required.
Must adhere to all guidelines as required by OSHA.
Experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
Manufacturing environment - may be dirty, dusty, and loud.
Employees will work around moving machinery.
Employees will spend the majority of their time standing, sitting and/or walking.
Must be able to withstand high temperatures; required lifting may be 55 Lbs.
Employees are expected to be on time each day that they are scheduled.Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.
Works in a manufacturing environment.
This position is exposed to occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals, etc.
Must wear appropriate safety glasses, hearing protection, clothing, and footwear in appropriate areas and follow safety practices.
Works in confined area(s).
Relocation for this position is NOT Available
Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.
Machine Operator 1St Shift
Who we are and what we do:
Pace Industries is North America's leading full-service die casting manufacturer. Our mission is to provide uncommon, creative die casting and support solutions that contribute to the success of our customers. Our die cast parts are used in automobiles, motorcycles, generators, snow mobiles, lawn mowers, washing machines, power hand tools, BBQ grills, commercial lighting and many other well-known products. You can have a significant impact on our cultural transformation.
The Cambridge Division is one of Pace's longest-running facilities. Founded in 1945, Cambridge has been providing contract manufacturing die casting worldwide for more than 65 years. A 300,000-square-foot facility provides a large environment for expert manufacturing services.
Die Cast department is generally required to operate one or more die casting machines in strict compliance with approved processes. Responsible for achieving die casting quality and the periodic recording of process readings related to process effectiveness. Die Cast operations require a substantial number of manual operations such as machine cycle start, hand spraying, positioning of inserts in die cast tool, de-flashing parts and dies, removing hot die castings from the machine, visually inspecting die castings and taking measurements to ensure conformance to specification. Employees are responsible for the set-up, operation, and perform adjustments to aluminum die cast machinery to produce parts ranging in weight from several ounces to over 30 pounds.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Operate die cast equipment to produce the required quantity of good quality parts to meet production standards.
Learn the die cast process including the function of the die, gates and runners, venting systems.
Observe continuous operation of manual and/or automatic machines to ensure products meet specifications and to detect malfunctions and adjusted as instructed.
Measure and visually inspect products for surface and dimension defects to ensure conformance to specifications.
Accurately record production transactions and work time.
Train other employees in the safe and efficient operation of die casting equipment.
Keep work area clean and orderly.
Must follow all safety rules and policies as set forth by OSHA guidelines and Pace Industries policies and procedures as outlined in the employee manual.
High School Diploma desired and some vocational training preferred
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with others.
Ability to perform basic measurement and basic math tasks.
Demonstrates a high level of dependability in all aspects of the job.
Reach and lift moderately heavy parts--up several hundred of repetitions per shift. Stand and operate machine continuously; 8 hours per day.
Produces results or provides service that meets or exceeds set standards. Monitors and checks work to meet quality standards; demonstrates a high level of care and thoroughness; checks work to ensure completeness and accuracy.
Experience meeting set production rates.
Occasionally moves part weighing up to 30 lbs.
Must follow all safety rules and policies as set forth by OSHA guidelines and Pace Industries policies and procedures as outlined in the employee manual.
Please note that the duties and requirements described herein are intended to represent general contents of this job. This is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties and responsibilities.
Pace Industries has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.
Machine Operator III - Fin Machine Operator 2Nd Shift
Ensuring Chart's Success…
Chart's manufacturing group is critical to building our products on time and of the highest quality to our customers. The Machine Operator III will work towards our production goals along with peers through the direction of lead man, shift supervisor, and plant manager.
What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be…
Candidates will have be running McElroy and Happy fin tube machines
Reads, interprets drawings and written instruction applicable to specific machining process.
Performs set-up and operation as required without supervision.
Performs all required measurements.
Capable of required tool selection for required task.
Trains, or assists in training new employees.
Can safely operate overhead or jib type cranes and rigging.
Performs all non-electrical preventative maintenance as indicated by supervision for specific machinery.
Adhere to all safety guidelines and policies.
Other duties as assigned.
Your Professional Experience Should Be…
- The ability to reading a tape measure as well as blue prints.
Your Education Should Be…
- High School Diploma or Equivalent Work Experience
Your Physical Work Environment Will Require…
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
Standing for prolonged periods of time.
Occasional repetitive lifting up to 60 lbs as regular daily activities necessitate.
Handle or feel objects.
Tools or controls and talk or hear.
The employee is occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
Chart Industries is an equal opportunity employer.
Master Machine Operator
Fabricate metal and plastic components by operating a variety of metal cutting machine tools.
Produces parts from raw materials in bars or flat forms, casting and forging materials, ferrous and non-ferrous metals and plastics using various machine tools, assorted hand tools, measuring devices, and tool steels and carbides,
Operates a variety of machine tools, working from blueprints, sketches, specifications and oral instructions to procure tools, jobs, and fixtures,
Shapes and threads parts to meet manufacturing tolerances, and makes skillful use of all standard hand tools and measuring instruments to do so,
Selects feeds and speeds for cutting operations on a wide variety of materials,
Grinds or dresses own cutting tools,
Makes necessary machine shop mathematical computations,
Utilizes charts, tables, standard data sets, and equipment manuals for various machines,
Works with and completes job order forms,
Completes all proper and necessary steps to set up own machine,
Self-inspects parts to ensure all specifications are met before sending parts to the next downstream process,
Works from blueprints and instructions to perform shaping and threading of parts to manufacturing tolerances.
Supports company quality initiatives and policies;
Follows safety policies and initiatives and is responsible for own safety,
Reports unsafe working conditions and hazards in a timely manner,
Participates in Corrective and Preventative Safety initiatives and investigations of incidents
Maintains a clean, orderly work area, ensuring TDW safety standards are maintained;
Participates in Lean initiatives and process improvements,
Assists new employees during training periods,
Performs minor repairs and adjustments to equipment.
- Minimum of 2 years vocational technical training or equivalent experience,
- Meets required experience, skill, and behavior competencies to make Machinist A → Master Machinist transition,
- Ability to read blueprints and work to manufacturing tolerances,
- Ability to make necessary machine shop math computations,
- Knowledge of variety of tools and equipment such as engine and turret lathes, milling machines, drill presses and assorted hand tools,
- Ability to perform unassisted set-ups,
- Ability to set up feeds, speeds and tools,
- Ability to use all precision measuring
Aluminum Molder: Machine Operator - 2Nd Shift
Must have a high school diploma or GED
Stand for up to 10 hours
Use your hands to handle, control or feel objects, tools and controls
Ability to push 20 pounds frequently, 40+ pounds occasionally
Lift up to 35 pounds frequently, 50 pounds occasionally
Manipulate objects of up to 130 pounds using hoist
Walk multiple distances of up to 500 feet
Reach overhead, over 90 degree shoulder flexion
Ensure accurate counts including data recording and scrap
Accurately document part quality improvements throughout work history data
Ensure needed changes to work instructions are made utilizing proper process STR, PTCR and review
Inspect each casting for visual defects, immediately work to correct the underlying cause(s), implement and sustain long-term preventative measures to process technician or supervisor
Assist process technical to update all NCMRs with root cause(s) and find method to prevent further NCMRs from occurring
Communicate effectively with next shift to ensure highest levels of quality and productivity
We are looking for individuals that demonstrate competency in permanent mold molding, routinely achieve or exceed safety, quality and productivity expectations, the ability to effectively run multiple machines or operations as needed, actively and effectively engage in training other employees, effectively engage in continuous improvement by implementing and sustaining lean principles.
Senior Machine Operator
Fabricate metal and plastic components by operating a variety of metal cutting machine tools. Able to run various CNC machines throughout the shop to produce good quality parts.
Produces parts from raw materials in bars or flat forms, casting and forging materials, ferrous and non-ferrous metals and plastics using various machine tools, assorted hand tools, measuring devices, and tool steels and carbides, Operates a variety of machine tools, working from blueprints, sketches, specifications and oral instructions to procure tools, jobs, and fixtures, Shapes and threads parts to meet manufacturing tolerances, and makes skillful use of all standard hand tools and measuring instruments to do so, Selects feeds and speeds for cutting operations on a wide variety of materials, Grinds or dresses own cutting tools, Makes necessary machine shop mathematical computations, Utilizes charts, tables, standard data sets, and equipment manuals for various machines, Works with and completes job order forms, Completes all proper and necessary steps to set up own machine, Self-inspects parts to ensure all specifications are met before sending parts to the next downstream process, Works from blueprints and instructions to perform shaping and threading of parts to manufacturing tolerances. Supports company quality initiatives and policies; Follows safety policies and initiatives and is responsible for own safety, Reports unsafe working conditions and hazards in a timely manner, Participates in Corrective and Preventative Safety initiatives and investigations of incidents Maintains a clean, orderly work area, ensuring TDW safety standards are maintained; Participates in Lean initiatives and process improvements, Assists new employees during training periods, Performs minor repairs and adjustments to equipment.
Minimum of 2 years vocational technical training or equivalent experience, Meets required experience, skill, and behavior competencies to make Machinist A → Master Machinist transition, Ability to read blueprints and work to manufacturing tolerances, Ability to make necessary machine shop math computations, Knowledge of variety of tools and equipment such as engine and turret lathes, milling machines, drill presses and assorted hand tools, Ability to perform unassisted set-ups, Ability to set up feeds, speeds and tools, Ability to use all precision measurin
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