Excel Foundry and Machine
  • 12-Feb-2018 to 13-Apr-2018 (CST)
  • Production
  • Pekin, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Excel Foundry & Machine specializes in engineering, producing, and supplying the world's finest crusher replacement parts and mining replacement parts for the mining and aggregate industries. The quality of our people is unmatched and held to the highest professional standards. We develop intelligent solutions for our customers and then augment the relationship with dedicated support systems. Please explore our website and discover what makes us the crusher replacement parts and mining replacement parts SuperStore to these demanding industries.

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www.excelfoundry.com 

Summary: This position performs any combination of the wide-range of tasks associated with: melting metal, pouring metal into molds, removing castings from molds and dressing castings. Some foundry technicians will find themselves welding and/or operating fork trucks, furnaces, sandblasters, sand-mixers, chip dryers, cut-off saws, and grinders. Able to work as a team, the ability to work in a manner that keeps you and your team safe, and the capability to endure hot, strenuous and challenging work.  

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Moves sand, castings, flasks, or other materials about foundry.
  • Assembles flasks.
  • Mixes sand, shovels sand into flasks, and compacts sand in flasks.
  • Sprays binder on surface of sand molds and dries surface with torch.
  • 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.
  • Skims slag from surface of molten metal.
  • Carries ladles of molten metal on crane and pours metal into molds.
  • Installs and removes steel jackets and bands used to hold molds together during casting.
  • Breaks sand mold from finished casting.
  • Cleans castings and patterns.
  • Breaks up used sand molds and shovels it into container for removal.
  • Breaks up slag and shovels it into container for removal.
  • Chips out worn ladle linings.
  • Relines ladle.
  • Sweeps and cleans work areas.
  • Drive Forktrucks

 

Other Duties:  (May Operate)

 

  • Furnaces
  • Sandblaster
  • Sand-mixers
  • Chip dryers
  • Cut off saws
  • Grinders
  • Welders

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:                                                 

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Competency:                                                   

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Works well in group problem solving situations.

Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

 

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience:                                                 

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Language Skills:                                             

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

Mathematical Skills:                                                    

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

Reasoning Ability:                                           

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

 

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