Core Operations- 2nd shift

Posted on 2021-06-28


Neenah Foundry Company
Neenah, WI

Position Details

50+ Hours per Week
Full Time | Regular
This is an hourly position.
Start Date: 2021-06-28

Candidate Requirements

N/A Education Education
N/A Experiencce
None Security Clearance

Job Summary

Core Operation workers are responsible for the production, assembly and inspection of sand cores within the Core Department. As the designated Team Leader, Core Operation controls and maintains the speed and accuracy of each core assembly for each machine during an assigned shift. Core Operation workers wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as cores are constructed from sand and, in some cases, are joined and/or fitted together. Core Operation workers will be required to act as Core Support for other teams depending on the complexity and production requirements of other orders. This role is an entry-level opportunity and does not require any previous experience. The position does offer the opportunity for cross training and experience in a variety of tasks related to core production.

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Edu & Exp



  • Practice high level of safety at all times
  • Handle cores up to 50 lbs.
  • Operate pneumatic and hand hoists
  • Operate fork lift
  • Read and follow process sheets
  • File and possess strong attention to detail
  • Inspect cores for any defects and repair cores as needed
  • Load cores in and out of oven
  • Store cores on racks
  • Assemble cores
  • Label and identify cores with rack tags
  • Responsible for machine lock out/tag out
  • Maintain cleanliness of core machines and production area
  • Use air hammers, vibratory tools, and basic hand tools

Pay rate for Core Operations:

  • Base pay rate of $20.95, 2nd shift premium: $0.70
  • 2nd shift pay rate: $21.65
  • Base rates increase $0.50/hour upon successful completion of probation (60 working days)


  • Must be available to work 10 hour shifts
  • Must be available for overtime as production needs require, scheduled up to 58 hours/week
  • Monday – Friday and over time Saturdays required
  • Typical shift hours:
  • 2nd shift: 2:00 pm – 1:00 pm


  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • 401k plan with generous company match
  • Apprenticeship programs
  • Opportunity for advancement

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions" for purposes of the ADA. Job duties may change over time and additional job functions may become essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Edu & Exp
  • No previous experience required, we will train you!
  • No educational requirements
  • Must be at least 18 years old to apply
  • Previous foundry experience a plus
  • Must be physically able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must actively engage in safe working practices
  • Must be able to tolerate hot working conditions and a loud environment
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • No travel requirements

Candidates for positions with NEI, Neenah Foundry Company and its subsidiaries must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. All offers of employment will be conditioned upon successful completion of a post-offer drug screen. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.