Melt- 2nd and 3rd 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.
$21.31 - $22.11
Start Date: 2021-06-28

Candidate Requirements

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

Job Summary

The Melt role is a team based position, and plays a crucial role in the success of each molding line. This role is an entry-level opportunity and does not require any previous experience. However, you must be able to tolerate a loud, warm, and physically challenging work environment. The successful applicant must be able to work in confined spaces, stand for extended periods of time, as well as handle molten metal in a safe and confident manner. The position does offer the opportunity for cross training and experience in a variety of tasks related to production.

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Edu & Exp



  • Practice high level of safety at all times
  • Basic math, calculator, and computer skills are highly desirable
  • Demonstrate ability to monitor furnace conditions
  • Accurately take readings
  • Make refractory repairs to cupola, ladles and furnaces.
  • Haul iron
  • Slag off molten iron
  • Rod and dump the furnace
  • Maintain cleanliness of production area
  • Operate yard crane to accurately weigh charge metals into the weigh hopper
  • Load and unload rail cars
  • Break up returns
  • Maintain the yard in orderly fashion
  • Plot and adjust chemistry over iron
  • Demonstrate the ability to charge the cupola
  • Operate bobcat and forklift
  • Move and process materials
  • Receive and process scrap

Pay rate:

  • Base pay rate of $21.31, 2nd shift premium: $0.70, 3rd shift premium: $0.80
  • 2nd shift pay rate: $22.01
  • 3rd shift pay rate: $22.11
  • Base rates increase $0.50/hour upon successful completion of probation (60 working days)


  • Must be available to work 8-12 hour shifts
  • Must be available for overtime as production needs require
  • Monday – Friday, some Saturdays and Sundays required.
  • Typical shift hours:
  • 2nd shift: 1:00 pm – 9:15 pm, 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • 2nd shift: Overtime (Saturdays: 5:00 am – 1:00 pm or 11:00 am – 7:00 pm and Sundays 5:00 am – 1:00 pm)
  • 3rd shift: 9:00 pm – 5:10 am, 7:00 pm – 5:00 am, 10:00 pm – 6:00 am


  • 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!
  • Must be at least 18 years old to apply
  • No educational requirements
  • 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.