Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0088
Post Date 11/10/2017
Title Foundry Floater Trainee
City Prairie du Sac
State WI
Work Hours 1st Shift
Pay Rate $16.43
Description Summary The Foundry Floater Trainer is responsible to train all Foundry Floaters in all production areas of the foundry departments. The Floaters will be assigned their duties on a daily basis as needed in the various departments (Coreroom, Cleaning, Coresetting, Melt and Molding). As a Floater Trainer, job knowledge and productivity are expected to show significant improvement over the Foundry Floater positions. The Floater Trainer will require little supervision to accomplish his/her assignments. The Floater Trainer, under the direction of the Foundry Manager/Superintendent/Supervisor may be asked to assist in the training of lesser-experienced foundry employees. The Foundry Floater Trainer is expected to set a positive example to all other foundry employees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities to which competency will be measured include the following.
1.As a Coresetter position the Foundry Floater Trainer will be responsible for proper instruction of placement of various
size cores into the proper molds as they pass on the conveyor.
2.As a Grinder, the Floater Trainer is responsible for instruction of rough grinding of castings, operating trim
presses, and sorting the various castings into the proper bins.
3.As a Coremaker, the Floater Trainer will be responsible for instructing other Foundry Floaters in the cleaning, inspecting, counting and
boxing the various cores.
4.In the Melt department, the Floater Trainer will be responsible for instructing the physical loading of the induction
furnaces, maintaining charts as to metal types and number of heats per shift. Also, transfer metal
to auto-pour, control melt, and pour molds.
5.The Foundry Floater Trainer will be a leader in following all quality and safety standards.
6.Maintain cleanliness of work area in prescribed manner.

Other duties may be assigned.
Requirements Additional Requirements:

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

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.

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 comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the 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 detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few 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.

Stand or walk 100% of shift. Frequent bending, twisting, carrying, and lifting of up to 30 pounds unassisted during shift and hoist operation. Must be able to handle fast paced environment. Good hand eye coordination and manual dexterity.

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 frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

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