Sand Moulder - Foundry

Canadian Specialty Castings - Niagara Falls, ON (30+ days ago)

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Reporting to the Foundry Supervisor, the position is responsible for making sand molds and assembling the molds (cope, drag and cores) at Canadian Specialty Castings.

Canadian Specialty Castings., manufactures and repairs different forms of castings used in the energy, marine and industrial sectors. In addition, CSC manufactures associated industrial products. Understanding and experience of manufacturing with different materials, specifications, and machining.

Principle Responsibilities and Accountabilities

The Sand Molder is required to ensure that proper mold making practices and procedures are followed to achieve quality parts in our foundry. Molder must have knowledge of “no bake” sand molding systems (binder, catalyst, sand, sand mixer, etc.).

Specific Skills

Make cores for use in moulds to form holes or void spaces in castings; Make sand moulds using patterns, moulding boxes, sand and hand tools following bench, floor or pit moulding methods; Coat cores with protective materials and bake cores in ovens

Experience & Knowledge

Minimum 5 to 10 years’ experience on “no bake” sand molding processes is a must have

Excellent understanding of sand molding processes and machineries (sand mixers, vibration tables, calibration procedures, etc.)

Knowledge and experience of assembling complex sand molds (1-2 stage pump cases, impellers, etc.)

Following process instructions and able to understand product drawings and sand mold assembly drawings for proper dimensions

Vast experience and understanding of sand mold painting and drying processes

Experience on making complex sand cores with re-enforcement bars, etc.

Overall Foundry environment safety awareness is a must

Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly

Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task

Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions

Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct

Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety

Metal pouring experience preferred.

Capabilities and Success Factors

Excellent analytical and organizational Skills

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Safety oriented



Min. Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Criminal record check

Manual Dexterity

Hand-eye co-ordination

Exceptional Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Employer covers the relocation costs

Physical Demands and Environment

The physical requirements include exposure to production environments that contains noise, dust and fumes. The physical effort of this position is moderate with some lifting, standing, walking and carrying involved. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs weights extended periods. The environment is fast paced and requires meeting deadlines and verifying product quality within time constraints. Will work independently in an unstructured environment and understands, respects, and adheres to the workplace Health and Safety rules and regulations.

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Noisy, odours, dusty and hot work environment

Work Hours & Wage

Monday to Friday (possible rotating shifts and voluntary overtime). 40 hrs/week

Day shift : 07:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Afternoon shift : 3:30 PM to 12:00 AM

Night shift : 11:30 PM to 08:00 AM (for future potential)

40 hours/week

Annual Salary: $46,800.00 to $52,000.00 depending on experience level

Terms of Employment Permanent, Full time

Start Date As soon as possible

Vacancies 6 vacancies

Languages English

Work Setting Foundry Departments of metal products manufacturing companies

Work Location information Relocation costs covered by employer

Job Location Canadian Specialty Castings

4248 Broughton Avenue

Niagara Falls, Ontario L2E 3K6

How to Apply By e-mail

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $46,800.00 to $52,000.00 /year


  • English (Preferred)