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Foundry Operator

Brand:  Matthews Memorialization
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  Bronze NA
Location: 

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15226

POSITION SUMMARY

Salary

Start rate of $18/hour.  Pay for skills program ranging from $18-$25/hour.

$1,000 sign on bonus ($500 after 90 days and $500 after 180 days).

A guaranteed annual bonus based on years of service and start date (payments range from $900 to $1,500 based on job grade). Payments made in December of each year.

 

FOR ANY ISSUES APPLYING, PLEASE CONTACT JIM WEBER AT 724-355-7185

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 2nd Shift (1pm - 9:30pm) 
  • Foundry Operator assists with melting metal, pouring metal into molds, removing castings from molds, and dressing castings by performing the following duties:
    • Waters and mixes sand, shovels sand into flask, and compacts sand into flasks.
    • Sprays binder on surface of sand molds and dries surface with blowtorch.
    • Fits together, clamps, and unclamps cope and drag on production line.
    • Weighs out specified amounts of materials for furnace charge and loads charge into melting furnace.
    • Installs and removes steel clamps used to hold steel flasks together.   
    • Breaks sand mold from finished casting.Sweeps and cleans work areas.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Ability to work well within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • 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. 

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.
 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

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.
 


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh