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#17903 Foundry Operator - Howmet Canada

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Employer Information

Mary Ellen Difazio

Howmet Canada


93 Mountainview Road North
Georgetrown, ON
L7G 4J

9058776936 Ext: 6708


Job Description

Skilled Trades / General Labour


November 23, 2020

December 31, 2020



Full-time Permanent


Tasks and responsibilities:

Collect samples for analysis

Pour and regulate molten metal flows into molds to produce ingots or other castings, using ladles and hand-controlled mechanisms

Prepare molten metal using various degassing and alloy addition techniques

Following gauge temperature readings and according to product criteria cast molten aluminum into ceramic molds

Ensure molds are clean and properly set up for casting operations

Position equipment (ladles and crucibles);

Remove excess metal (skim slag) from pots using hand tools and skimmers and collect scrap for recycling;

Charge crucibles with ingot and revert to specific amounts of metal**

Loading and unloading of molds from furnaces


Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control and other techniques to effectively maximize the manufacturing and distribution of goods;

Knowledge of gauges, dials and other indicators to evaluate proper machinery functioning;

Ability to work in a team environment;

Demonstrate good communication skills;

Possess good judgement overall;

Effective time management skills;

Knowledge of machinery maintenance and ability to judge when it is needed;

Possess good reading and writing skills

Ability to work in a challenging environment with higher operating temperatures

Ability to lift to 50 lbs.

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