Foundry Worker

DP Cast - Brampton, ON (30+ days ago)

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About the Organization

As an AS9100 certified steel, stainless steel and aluminum investment casting foundry heavily involved in aerospace applications, we provide a complete range of design and manufacturing capabilities promoting the enhanced “producibility” of our customers’ finished parts. All of our castings are produced onsite from molds made at our facilities in Brampton, Canada and poured from our 5 melt furnaces. What’s more, our quality products also benefit from over 50 years of exceptional customer service and swift response times. With the help of our in-house non-destructive testing facility, we ensure aircraft quality for all of our products. We are a family-owned and operated business, investing in our future via capital improvements, technology improvements and rebuilding our capabilities across all functions to become a Centre of Excellence for aerospace casting in Canada.

About the Opportunity

We are looking for a Foundry Worker to join our team! Reporting to the Plant Manager and working in the Foundry, we are looking for someone to:

Operate the induction melting furnaces for melting and pouring operations.
Understand and follow procedures required to consistently meet relevant metal chemistry specifications.
Add correct element additions required to meet chemistry specifications and execute the proper deoxidation, degassing and grain refining procedures.
Perform any other combination of tasks in the foundry such as ladle pouring metal into molds, removing mold material from castings, moving foundry materials, installing ladles and crucibles and cleaning equipment and work areas.

Hourly Rate:
$18.00 to start

Hours of Work:
40 hours per week + Overtime eligibility

Day Shift Only; 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Other responsibilities include:
Preparing shells for the insertion of molten metal using preheated furnaces, pouring beds, hoists, loading racks, and personal protective equipment;
Removing ceramic shell material from cast parts using high pressure water wash units, carts, overhead hoists, hammers, mallets and personal protective equipment.
Removing complex castings from runner panels using cutoff saws. Cutting up runners for use as revert using various saws, tote bins, carts, overhead hoists, saw blades, and personal protective equipment.
Other assigned tasks as requested.

You must:
Be able to tolerate the seasonal temperature demands of the job, including intense heat in the summer, especially around the preheat ovens and the melters, and cold, damp conditions in the winter months.
Be capable of exercising extreme care and focus in daily work habits due to the potential dangerous nature.
Be willing to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including hearing protection, safety boots, protective eye wear, safety gloves, face masks, heat protective clothing and hard hat.
Have sufficient strength and manual dexterity to perform the physical demands of the job including but not limited to pushing, pulling, heavy lifting up to 50lbs, working above shoulder height, bending, standing for long periods of time
Be capable of repetitious lifting, often involving significant weight.
Be able to work independently and as part of a team.
Have effective communication skills both oral and written in English.
Have proven numeracy and problem solving skills.
Have a strong mechanical aptitude.
Have good attention to detail.

Your Education/Training/Experience:
Minimum of 1 year experience in a foundry; experience with operating a melting furnace and melting ingots.
Completed high school diploma.
A vocation diploma (DEP) in foundry work is an asset.
Average working knowledge of computers and related software.
Experience operating motorized equipment.
On the job training is provided.
Please inform us if you require any accommodations during the hiring process. Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.