Ladle Pourer Job Description Sample
Ladle Refining Facility Section Manager
Our Dearborn Works facility is seeking a Section Manager to join our Ladle Refining Facility (LRF). The LRF Section Manager provides direction to first-line supervisors who oversee the direction of unionized unskilled workers involved in steel production and related activities to ensure that the highest quality and efficiency is achieved safely. Provides the necessary practices, procedures and equipment to accomplish sectional goals and objectives.
Provides and oversees a safety program that complies and/or exceeds department, company and OSHA standards. Reports/investigates all accidents and potential accidents, identifies the root cause of the accident/incident and determines proper corrective action.
Provides management and direction to develop, maintain and revise standard job procedures.
Manages and controls the daily operation of the section. Responsible for operating costs, labor costs, overtime and supplies.
Provides management and direction in collaboration with the Section Manager-Maintenance to develop and implement long and short range plans for inspecting, servicing, maintaining and installing equipment necessary to minimize downtime and loss of production.
Develops and implements section objectives, organizational structure, staffing requirements and operating budget.
Submits timely reports pertaining to safety, manhour costs, overtime, problems, accomplishments and records achieved.
Stays up-to-date on current industry standards and methods by attending conferences, training programs, reading journals and interaction with peers in the industry.
Establishes a work practice for safe conduct of all subcontractors and vendors that work in the department/section.
Addresses all grievances that are brought to his/her attention and deals with them appropriately, either by investigating, settling, or referring them to the Department Manager.
Bachelor's degree in general management, related field or equivalent experience in steelmaking, metals, manufacturing or other heavy industry
Minimum of 5 years management experience within a heavy manufacturing environment required
Steelmaking experience strongly preferred
Ability to evaluate and resolve problems, correctly focus the resources and make efficient decisions through the application of job know-how
Strong leadership, negotiation, interpersonal, and communications skills
Experience using Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, military or protected veteran status. The following links provide information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement. We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.
Perform all necessary tasks to pour molds in pouring floor and/or automatic molding lines from ladles. Have good knowledge of Foundry operation.
Operates power driven trolley and hoist to move ladles to holding furnaces where molten metal is poured into the ladle. May weigh and make ready alloys, and add predetermined quantity of alloy at alloy addition station and take ladle to pouring line. Performs duties to pour into molds from ladles.
Checks melt for slag and other impurities and all flux required. May manually push ladle into position and place pre-heater to ladle when not in use. Must take care to maintain proper metal flow and continuity to produce quality castings.
Visually check color of metal to judge pouring temperature and vary pouring techniques to conform with metal types and casting design to avoid strains, cold shuts, misruns, sand washes, and gas blows. Use and maintain chipping gun. Assist with maintaining records, reline furnace performing brick work, mix refractory materials, and repair and replacement of refractory.
Able to tap a ladle, at the right amount, and kind of metal. Keep work area clean and orderly. Know safety rules that apply to the safety of others and to personal safety. Perform other work as instructed by supervisor.
Casting Operator I
This position is primarily responsible for the functions related to the Caster Steel Pourer. Visually monitors computer screens and panels in pulpit to operate Steel Pourer equipment and monitor the flow of liquid steel from the ladle to the tundish. Performs routine daily maintenance and inspections of Steel Pourer equipment. Will involve cleaning of the area and stocking consumables.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Visually monitors computer screens and panels in pulpit to operate Steel Pourer equipment and monitor the flow of liquid steel from the ladle to the tundish.
Makes "piggybacks" to swap empty ladles with full ladles during the continuous casting process.
Assists Caster operators and maintenance on down days.
Periodically use oxygen lances to open ladles and clean the tundish.
Performs routine daily maintenance/inspection of torches, lances and other equipment.
Assist Caster operators during the start-up and shut down of casting sequences.
Set up tundishes and other equipment for future casting sequences.
Complete pre-start-up check sheets to assure the equipment is ready for operation.
Stock consumables, tools in area according to 5S principles.
Performs daily preventative maintenance, record and inspection on vehicles/mobile equipment to include fueling, cleaning, checking and adding fluid as needed.
Follows all PPE requirements, as well as safety rules and guidelines, for all tasks being performed.
Operates mobile equipment and overhead cranes using handheld controls to transfer product/material.
Maintains communication with coworkers through to-way radio and hand signals.
Demonstrates ability and willingness to work as part of a self-directed team with limited supervision.
Maintains work area and equipment in clean and orderly condition following 5S methods.
Assists maintenance personnel as needed.
Assists in training of coworkers as needed.
All other duties as assigned
High School Diploma or GED
General math skills, advanced problem solving, analytical skills, use charts, schedules, computer and touch screens in addition to follow instructions.
Requires interpretation in the use of adjustable controls in regulating the continuous process through interpretation of measuring instruments and gauges.
People leadership skills and ability to lead by example
1-3 years industrial/manufacturing experience preferred.
Ability to climb stairs, climb ladders, reach, squat, tolerate prolonged standing/walking, balance, bend from trunk, operate mobile equipment, crawl, kneel, and push and pull objects.
Lift objects of various dimensions and weights.
Ability to use vibration tools.
Ability to operate hand controls with both hands.
Ability to perform sustained overhead reaching on occasional basis.
Ability to tolerate extreme ambient temperatures.
Ability to tolerate working in cramped quarters and at heights.
Ability to tolerate a swing shift work schedule.
Ability to tolerate working in areas where noise levels can reach 120 decibels.
Nearest Major Market: Richmond
Foundry Person - Ssbo/123
To assist air and vacuum furnace operators in the casting or master melt process. To take part in the preparation and pouring of castings or ingots as well as associated foundry tasks. Works in one or more of the following accountability areas.
Objective: to take part in the metal, furnace and shell preparation needed to efficiently complete pouring schedules.
A. Inspects and delivers metal ingots to furnace areas.
B. Cleans, inspects and weighs shells.
C. Fixtures shells per Tech Cards.
D. Applies exothermic, fiber insulation material to shells.
E. Loads and unloads shells in burnout furnace using hand-held fork, fork lift truck and overhead crane.
F. Selects program on burnout controller for proper preheat cycle.
G. Transports shells to air pouring areas or vacuum furnace.
H. May load melting pots with metals.
2.Pouring Air Casting
Objective: to work with Pourers and Furnace Operators to assure efficient, accurate pouring of castings and ingots (LSBO only).
A. Inspects and prepares pouring ladles.
B. Shanks on ladle to properly position ladle during pouring.
C. Puts insulating material on casting top to maintain molten status.
D. Delivers castings to cleaning or repair departments.
E. Sets up and operates mold racks.
F. Knocks ingots from molds; cleans, cuts and welds ingots.
3.Vacuum Furnace Operations
Objective: to work in team with Furnace Operators to assure efficient, accurate pouring of castings and ingots (LSBO only).
A. Inspects, sets up and operates MM mold racks.
B. Runs conveyor system to transport shells to Master Caster furnace.
C. Observes shell casting process via window and or video.
D. Knocks MM ingots from molds; cleans, cuts and welds.
E. Removes and transports vacuum castings.
F. Puts insulating material on top of casting to maintain molten status.
G. Delivers castings to cleaning or repair departments.
Objective: to clean furnaces and maintain foundry areas.
A. Provides minor maintenance and troubleshoots equipment problems.
B. Cleans furnaces, burnout ovens, air pouring areas and supporting equipment.
C. Installs refractory lining in vacuum furnaces.
Objective: to take responsibility for and demonstrate safe work practices.
NOTE: for job positions that require respiratory protection (more than a filtering face piece dust mask):
In compliance with the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division Personal Protective Equipment standard for Respiratory Protection, OAR 437, Div. 2 I 1910.134 and Oregon Health Division Rules for the Control of Radiation, OAR 333. Div. 120 333 120 300 through 330, certain tasks within this job position require may require the use of a NIOSH approved respirator.
An individual will not be assigned to these tasks if the person is not able to work under these conditions. Respirator selection will be based on the work performed, exposure information, duration of use and any other relevant factors. If a tight fitting respirator is required, facial hair, temple pieces on glasses or other items that interferes with the face-to-face piece seal of the respirator are not permitted.
A. Adheres to plant and department safety rules.
B. Safely operates all equipment and tools.
C. Identifies and reports safety problems.
6.Performs other tasks as assigned.
1.Training is provided on the job.
2.PCCs Fork Lift Driving Safety Certification Training must be completed.
1.Previous experience as a Foundry Helper preferred (at LSBO only).
2.Ability to follow instructions, read, write and perform arithmetic calculations.
3.Ability to lift and or maneuver objects weighing thirty to fifty pounds and occasionally up to one hundred and twenty pounds.
4.Ability to work as a team member.
5.Ability to work in difficult working conditions which may include exposure to noise, dust, chemicals, temperature extremes, molten metal and other elements for extended periods of time.
MAJOR PLANT DIFFERENCES:
1.LSBO prefers previous experience with overhead cranes hoists.
PCC Structurals is committed to a diverse workforce. As Equal Opportunity Employer, VEVRAA Federal Contractor, affirmative action employer we provide equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, disability, status as a protected veteran, national origin, color, or any other classification in accordance with federal, state, and local statutes, regulations and ordinances "Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Status/VEVRAA Federal Contractor". Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as PCC Structurals desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 503-652-3512 for assistance. PCC Structurals is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor committed to providing priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings.
Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please visit www.eeoc.gov
Tasting Room Lead - Concannon
Concannon Vineyard, operating since 1883, is owned by The Wine Group and is one of the top leaders in the wine industry. As a privately held management-owned company with 12 wineries in California, New York, and Australia, we thrive to win with exceptional people who share our values. We produce many well-known brands including Franzia, Cupcake, Chloe, Flip Flop, Save Me San Francisco, Insurrection, Concannon, Benziger and Imagery.
Under the direction of the Tasting Room Assistant Manager, Concannon Vineyard- Hospitality in Livermore, CA location, the Tasting Room Lead role is an assistant leadership role primarily responsible for the day to day activities of the tasting room, Club 1883, Estate Room, lawn area, Private Reservations and Tours and tasting room employees. Responsible for providing assistance to Tasting Room Manager and Assistant Manager. Additionally the Tasting Room Lead is responsible for ensuring safe work practices and good customer service skills are being executed by tasting room employees.
Support and model all company procedures and policies
Must embrace and demonstrate The Wine Group Core Values - Performance, Empowered and Cost-mindful, and keep them in mind when making all decisions
Assists Tasting Room Manager and Assistant Manager in overseeing activities of the Tasting Room, Club 1883, Estate Room, lawn and Private Reservations
Delighting and surprising our customers with a fantastic experience at our winery is at the center of our attention and must be yours as well
Ensure that all guests feel welcome and are given responsive, friendly and courteous service at all times
Also fulfill duties associated with Tasting Room Wine Pourers
Promotes the sale of wine and non-wine products sold in the Tasting Room
Describes wines, winemaking techniques, winery history and provides general tourist information
Conducts guided tours
Handles routine purchase transactions, which includes operation a cash register and accounting of daily sales and bank deposits
Acts as a customer service representative handling customer complaints and returns
May be responsible for scheduling, training, supervising Tasting Room Staff, and wine club events
Acts as Manager on Duty when needed
Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned
Must be able to attend semi-monthly staff and Tri-annual meetings
This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict tasks that may be assigned
Must be available to work most weekends, special events and holidays
Two to five years of experience in retail sales, preferably in the hospitality industry
Fundamental wine knowledge
Work independently, highly motivated and sales driven
Must be 21 years of age
Must have a valid CDL
Portray professionalism when dealing with guests or vendors
Operate well under deadlines and at times a high degree of pressure in a busy environment
Able to read, write and speak English with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
Comprehend and carry out written and verbal orders
Work independently with minimal direct supervision
High School Diploma or equivalent
Support and model all company procedures and policies
Must be able to frequently lift and carry weights of up to 50 pounds at varying frequencies
Ability to operate various types of machinery to include, but not limited to, lift trucks, hand trucks, etc.
Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, standing, and twisting in the performance of various tasks
Ability to stand for long periods of time
The Wine Group is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
EAF Floor Operator
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
The position of Electric Arc Furnace floor Operator is responsible for all operating functions of the Electric Arc Furnace as listed below.
Complete understanding of EAF operations with the objective of utilizing the equipment to meet all of the quality and productivity standards as defined in the quality system.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Listed below are the primary activities for which this position is responsible. The Process Engineer / Supervisor is responsible for evaluating each person's progression, and providing additional
training as required
1.Complete check of furnace.
3.Check diesel and oil in forklift
4.Keep stock of electrodes.
5.Keep stock of oxygen jet lances.
6.Keep stock of temperature and sample probes.
7.Check hydraulic fluid levels.
8.Check power cables.
9.Keep stock of gunning material.
10. Keep furnace area clean.
11. Check and maintain lime silo level.
12. Check and maintain alloy bin level.
13. Operate slag skimmer
14. General inspection of ladle. Change out if necessary.
15. Operate ladle preheater and dryer.
16. Lengthen electrodes when needed.
17. Add electrode sections with EXO machine or manually when needed.
18. Clean slag door with forklift.
19. Clear the spout with the oxygen lance.
20. Take all manual temperatures and samples from the EAF and slag skimming station.
21. Send Metallurgical samples to lab
23. Maintenance inspection as required.
24. Work with maintenance during breakdown periods.
25. Fill out all logs, records and other paperwork as required.
26. Work as a team member to insure that all jobs are completed in a timely manner.
27. Perform other miscellaneous tasks as defined by supervisor.
28. Follow all safety procedures.
SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1.Other duties as assigned.
2.Participation in continuous improvement programs.
MINIMUM EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
1.Minimum of a High School Degree or Equivalent (GED)
2.Must work well with others
3.Good Communication Skills
4.Time Management Skills
5.Basic Computer Skills
SUMMARY Serves food & beverages to patrons in dining establishment by performing the following duties. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Presents menu, answers questions, and suggestively sells food and service.
Writes order on check or memorizes it.
Relays order to kitchen and runs food out to customers to ensure it is timely, hot and correctly prepared.
Garnishes and decorates dishes preparatory to serving.
Cards all patrons that appear to be under the legal drinking age and refuses to serve alcohol to minors.
Uses good judgement in not serving alcohol to intoxicated patrons.
Observes diners to quickly respond to any additional requests and to determine when meal has been completed and ensure guest satisfaction.
Collects money for food and drinks served and accurately makes change using prescribed cash handling procedures.
Ladles soup, tosses salads, portions pies and desserts, brews coffee, and performs other services.
Busses and sets tables in restaurant according to standards, completes side duties as assigned and assists other wait staff as needed to ensure guest satisfaction.
Maintains a clean, organized and appropriately stocked work area.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
No specific knowledge, education or training required to accomplish the essential functions of this job. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, comprehend and follow simple instructions given either orally or in writing. Ability to write simple messages/notes/letters. Ability to communicate clearly in person, via telephone and in writing. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, volume, basic weight and decimals. Ability to count, add, multiply, calculate change using American units of money. Ability to accurately handle cash, credit cards and checks. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to
AM Restaurant Server | Full Time
CIRC, located within The Madison Concourse Hotel, has an opening for a Full-Time Server to work Breakfast and Lunch shifts. This position requires the availability of 5:45am-3:00pm including weekends and holidays. CIRC is dedicated to preparing and serving the season's best local and organic ingredients, sourced by local farmers, in order to contribute to a more sustainable food system in Wisconsin. Learn more about CIRC at www.circmadison.com!
In addition to demonstrating exceptional service to our guests, you will:
Present the menu, answer questions, and make suggestions regarding food and service
Relay orders to kitchen and serve courses from kitchen and service bars
Garnish and decorate dishes prior to serving
Observe diners, respond to any additional requests, and determine when the meal has been completed
Total the bill and process payment
Ladle soup, dish salads, portion pies and desserts, brew coffee, and perform other services as necessary
Clear and reset counters or tables at conclusion of each course
Wrap silverware and complete other side work
Complete other duties as assigned
Qualified applicants must be able to complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. The Madison Concourse Hotel is a drug-free workplace.
We hire the most highly qualified people available and provide a competitive benefits package which includes:
Free employee parking underground
Free employee meal every shift
Discounted hotel rooms
401-K matching retirement plan
Paid time off
Full-time positions also offer:
A rich Quartz health insurance plan - Our best plan has NO deductible!
Delta Dental insurance
Company-paid basic life insurance and short term disability
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) with a $500 annual rollover
Additional life insurance policy
Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for all team members. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Apply online at www.concoursehotel.com/employment
Under general supervision, performs advanced and expert level troubleshooting, diagnoses, repair, maintenance and reconditioning, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer's specifications of machinery and mechanical equipment, such as motors, hydraulic systems and pumps, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment, using hand tools, power tools and precision-measuring and testing instruments. Understands the theory of operation for the Die Cast processes and all related ancillary equipment. Works independently, providing assistance and leadership to the team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Performs self-directed reactive and planned maintenance which includes but is not limited to; observing devices in operation to location root cause of problem; dismantling devices to gain access to and remove defective parts; examines parts to detect imperfections; adjustment of functional parts of devices and control instruments; repair and/or replacement of defective parts; testing of device to observe performance; tests for electrical and hydraulic circuitry and mechanical systems; orders supplies and repair items as necessary.
Assist in continuous improvement of the PM work instructions; adding, removing, defining these instructions and express improvements suggested to the Maintenance Manager.
Proactive maintenance activities that include repairing air leaks, oil leaks, replacing components, continuous improvement activities, project work, and minor repairs to equipment.
Acts as a proactive project manager and works closely with the maintenance Supervisor. Analyzes and recommends engineered solutions to failures. Lays out, wire, builds, and troubleshoots electrical panels and/or other machinery.
Provides leadership and assistance.
- This position has no supervisory responsibilities. May train, orient, lead, assign or check the work of employees.
Education and/or Experience
High School Diploma or equivalency
Minimum 2 years related experience in the Die Casting operations
Skills and Abilities
Ability to interpret programmable logic controllers; I/O diagnostics, programming of safety interlocks and ancillary equipment interlocks, backing up and restoring programs, edit and documentation follow-up.
Knowledge of UBE and Buhler Prince Die Cast machines, hydraulic systems.
Knowledge of stackmelter functions and operations
Knowledge of hot oil heating units.
Knowledge of Rimrock sprayers/ladles mechanical functions and controls.
Knowledge of Fanuc and ABB robots programs, manipulation, maintenance and troubleshooting.
Knowledge of overhead cranes.
Knowledge of plant air systems.
Ability to operate a forklift.
Ability to analyze and solve problems, use advanced diagnostic tools to troubleshoot and/or repair electrical, hydraulic or mechanical failures, read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Set up process and program equipment for product change.
Completion of die change report sheets.
Certified Die Cast Maintenance A
All Die Cast Maintenance B job duties and responsibilities plus must hold Maintenance B position for two years with ability to train others on all aspects of outlined skill sets:
Interpret machine and equipment prints, as well as hydraulic or mechanical schematics for trouble shooting and repairing equipment.
Enter and verify data for product and process changes in the Mentium process monitor.
Calculate and enter P-settings using the Koyo shot position counter during product change UBE machines.
Change various types of hydraulic pumps, valves and cylinders in the die cast department. (Vickers, Tokimec, Parker, Bosch etc.)
Calibrate UBE and Prince tie bars using strain gages.
Rebuild and change out shot end UBE machine.
Rebuild Rimrock sprayer units.
Rebuild Rimrock ladle units.
Rebuild Regloplas hot oil units.
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations
The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color vision. The employee must be able to enter, egress and traverse areas inside and outside of machinery, and must be able to climb ladders for purposes of inspection. The employee in this position works with safety critical products, therefore are required to have the ability to differentiate colors that are critical to job performance. Position require climbing and balancing around and on top of machines while simultaneously using various hand tools. The employee must have full range of motion necessary for moving in and out of all positions. Employee must have good sensation essential to gauge heat exposure when working around hot equipment, dies or furnaces.
The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This job is performed in a shop environment: hazardous materials; greasy, slippery factory floors.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. All job functions are subject to modification.
Dow has an exciting job opportunity as a Head Tapper in the Operations team at the Mt. Meigs, Alabama location.
This entry level role, as a Tapper, will provide support with the silicon metal production process. The Tapper will also be provided training towards moving into a Head Tapper role, after meeting the training requirements. This position is eligible for progression opportunities after training and certification is achieved.
Follows all safety and work procedures.
Keeps tapping area clean and free of debris.
Sets up molds for metal to be poured.
Coordinates with Head Tapper to pour molten metal into molds.
Operates ladle tilt mechanism for pouring molten metal.
Performs visual inspection of molten metal prior to pouring.
Operates mobile equipment when necessary for ladle rake out and housekeeping (forklift, skidsteer).
Ensures ladle tracks function properly, free from debris.
Ensure proper personal protection equipment is worn.
Dow does not offer relocation if the position is offered to someone who lives outside the area or reimbursement for travel to and from interviews. If you consider a position that is not within the area you reside you will be responsible for all cost that incur.
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