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Foundry Operator

Brand:  Memorialization
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  Cemetery Products
Location: 

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15226

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Matthews International is seeking a qualified Foundry Operator to work in our Bronze Foundry  in the Pittsburgh PA area for our memorialization business segment.   The Foundry Operator will be responsible with melting metals, pouring metal into molds and preparing the castings for the complete production process for our memorialization products.



 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 

ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT?
•Working with production equipment in an industrial environment.
•Working in a role that requires using machinery and hand tools for the production process.
•Working in a role that encourages cross training and working in various roles to help with efficency and production.
•Working with an organization that provides the necessary training to complete the job and advance your career.


DO YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH?
•Working with production machinery and hand tools.
•Working in a production/manufacturing environment under safety guidelines and personal protective equipment (steel toes, eye and ear protection).
•Operating equipment and working on a production line.


WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE
•You will be moving castings, sand, flasks and other materials within the foundry department.
•You will be mixing sand, shoveling sand into flask, and compacting sand to hold molds into the flasks.
•You will be working around the furnace, weighing out materials for the melting furnace.
•You will be Installing and romoving steel clamps used to hold steel flasks together.
•You will be remvign gates and other projections from casting with sledge, hammer or power hacksaw.
• Additional duties as assigned.


DO YOU ENJOY COLLABORATING WITH?
•Plant manager, production supervisors and department leads.
•A small team of production employees on a smaller overnight crew.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

•High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
•Minimal experience required.
•Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
•Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
•Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
•Possess a mechanical aptitude; ability to use a large variety of hand tools and basic knowledge of power tools, forklifts, welding equipment, and cutting torch.
•Ability to work overtime as necessary. 

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PHYSICAL ASPECTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

•Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.  
•Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
•Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
•Regularly/Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold & heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
•The noise level in the work environment may be high.
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

Matthews Memorialization is a leader in the memorialization industry who is committed to helping customers grow their businesses and helping families move from grieving to remembrance by providing products of superior craftsmanship and revenue generating programs and services. Within this industry, our Environmental Solutions is focused on the design and manufacture of advanced combustion systems. Matthews Memorialization is a (MATW) Matthews International company. 
 

http://matw.com/memorialization/   
 

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team at Reasonable.Accommodations@matw.com.
 


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh