The Metal Finisher role is responsible for removing any excess metal from castings by chipping, grinding, or vibrating them off. 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 production.
Maintain cleanliness of work station, tools, and PPE
Chip, grind, and vibrate excess materials off castings using pneumatic tools such as pencil grinders, cup grinders, cone grinders, cutting wheels, chipping hammers, stand grinders, and vibrators. Hammers and other tools may be used
Complete full visual inspections of all castings. Rework or scrap defective castings
Operate air hoists to move parts over 50 lbs.
Follow process sheets to complete part to customer specifications
Roll or turn castings when necessary to make surfaces accessible
Prep finished castings for packaging
Responsible for completing abrasive and chisel changes
Inspect tools for their condition and ensure correct guarding is utilized
Some minor tool maintenance will be required
Must attend and participate in stretching exercises twice per shift
Record work activity in the time management system
Attend weekly safety meetings
Base pay rate of $17.50, 2nd shift premium: $0.70
1st shift pay rate; $17.50
2nd shift pay rate: $18.20
Base rates increase $0.50/hour upon successful completion of probation (60 working days)
Annual base pay increases
Must be available to work 8-9 hour shifts
Must be available for overtime as production needs require
Monday – Friday, some Saturdays required
Typical shift hours:
1st shift: 3:45 am - 1:00 pm
2nd shift: 12:45 pm – 9:00 pm, 2:45 pm – 1:00 am
Health and Dental Insurance
Paid Vacation and Holidays
401k plan with generous company match
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 actively engage in safe working practices
Must be physically able to stand for long periods of time
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Must be able to tolerate hot working conditions and a loud environment
Must be comfortable working in small spaces
Must be comfortable with the intense physical demands of the position
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.