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.).
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
Min. Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Criminal record check
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.
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)
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
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