Molding Operator (Day Shift)

Posted on 2021-02-22

Location

Deeter Foundry
Lincoln, NE

Position Details

55 - 65 (5:45am - 6pm, Mon - Fri, some Saturdays) Hours per Week
Full Time
This is an hourly position.
14.35
Start Date Not Specified

Candidate Requirements

Open - Education
None - Experience
None - Security Clearance

Job Summary

The Molding Operator utilizes a molding machine to produce sand molds which are utilized in the process to make quality iron products.

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Functions

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Functions

• Perform preventive maintenance inspections on the tools and production equipment daily to ensure safe operating condition.
• Perform preventive maintenance inspections on the molding machines or surrounding area on a daily basis to ensure a safe work environment and an acceptable productivity level.
• Complete production requirements on a daily and weekly basis.
• Become trained in Lock-out/Tag-out and other applicable safety programs as required.
• Use hand tools such as hammers & wrenches etc. safety and properly.
• Perform and assist with general housekeeping and clean-up of area, department and plant on a daily basis.
• Keep work area clean, organized and in safe operating condition; eliminate tripping hazards.
• Ensures pattern is set-up according to the schedule and makes required pattern changes throughout the day.
• Aligns flasks by pushing or pulling flasks, adds required sand, jolts, squeezes and draws mold using the machine control panel.
• Clean loose sand from mold using air wand; avoid injury to self and others in work area.
• Set cores as needed and inspect the mold to ensure quality by checking for stickers, crushes or lettering problems.
• Communicate mold problems to lead person and/or supervisor.
• Use an air hoist to transport cores or patterns.
• Inspect hooks, slings, chains, cranes and hoists used in production to ensure they are in safe operating condition and lifting devices are not used in excess of weight limits.
• Close the mold by pushing and pulling flask to achieve proper pin placement.
• Perform preventive maintenance inspections on the molding machines or surrounding area on a daily basis to ensure a safe work environment and an acceptable productivity level.
• Trained in Lock-out/Tag-out and other applicable safety programs as required.
• This position may continuously require lifting or moving of objects weighing 5-50 lbs.
• 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 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.