Melt Operator (Overnights)

Posted on 2021-07-22


Deeter Foundry
Lincoln, NE

Position Details

55-65 Hours per Week
Full Time
This is an hourly position.
Start Date Not Specified

Candidate Requirements

Some High School Education

Job Summary

Responsible for the daily job tasks associated with pouring, the cupola, the charge system, scrap yard, crane operation, transport of materials, and the maintenance and restoration of equipment.

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Edu & Exp

  • Pouring liquid metals into molds.
  • Prepare metals for pouring.
  • Participate in bottom drop and refractory tasks.
  • Perform start-up and shut-down operations; for example, add required materials, repair, and reline ladles and troughs.  
  • Authorized and trained to handle hazardous waste. Assist with the waste stream management of the cupola bag house dust, slag and quench tank discharge, including but not limited to sampling, container inspections, and performance of Hazardous Waste Contingency Plan.
  • Be familiar with different types and techniques of refractory installations.
  • Help control raw material inventory effectively.
  • Perform melt department preventive maintenance tasks as required.  
  • Step-in to fill voids or assist Melt employees in carrying out their tasks.
  • Other activities as may be assigned in order to maintain production requirements of the department or plant. Work assignments will be made at the discretion of management.

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 able to read, communicate and understand instructions in the English language
  • 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
  • Must be comfortable working in small spaces
  • Previous experience utilizing basic hand tools, hoists, and tape measure preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Must be comfortable working directly with molten
  • Must be at least 18 years old to apply
  • Previous foundry experience a plus 

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.