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Foundry Operator

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

Searcy, AR, US, 72143


The Foundry Operator assists other workers in foundry concerned with melting metal, pouring metal into molds, removing castings from molds, and dressing castings by performing the following duties.

  • Competitive Starting Rate of 17.50 plus 10% increase for working 2nd shift
  • a 90 day completion bonus ($500) additional 180 days completion bonus ($500)
  • full benefits starting day one which includes: medical, dental, vision, Health Saving Account (HSA) with company contribution-, short- and long-term disability (after 90 days), life insurance, earned time off (starts accruing immediately), 401(k) retirement plan with company match, employee stock purchase plan with company match and a guaranteed annual bonus based on year of service.


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 removing steel clamps used to hold steel flasks together.
•You will be removing gates and other projections from casting with sledge, hammer or power hacksaw.
• Additional duties as assigned.



• 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. 




•Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch; and talk, hear and see.  
•Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 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. 


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: Little Rock