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Furnace operator / melter

March 20, 2019


Employement Type: Full TimeLocation: SurreyDepartment: Melting

Position Description

Your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • building melt changes (steel, stainless steel & iron)
  • Forklift & overhead crane operation (as req’d to assist in daily production)
  • Induction furnace inspection and maintenance
  • Charging, operating, taking temperature and samples from the furnaces
  • Operation of a spectrometer, adjustment of melts, tapping of the furnaces
  • Ladle maintenance
  • Record keeping
  • Able to work in the metallurgy lab alongside the metalurgist
  • Assisting in various foundry departments (molding, melting, pouring, cleaning, shipping) as required by work demand

Please note: this is not a warehouse picker/forklift operator position -hands-on, manual labor is required

You will be learning/performing all the melt department – ongoing training provided

This is an excellent opportunity for you to utilize and/or learn skills specific to the foundry industry, with room for advancement/growth within a succesful company

  • Centrally located in the city of surrey
  • Offering full-time hours 07:00 – 3:30 mon-fri
  • Warm, dry indoor work
  • Competitive wages & benefits w/room for advancement
  • Thompson Foundry is an active member of the manufacturer’s safety alliance
  • Proud equal opportunity employer

Additional compensation opportunities offered to applicants that possess:

  • X years of foundry experience
  • Computer literate, word, excell
  • Current level 1 or level 2 first aid

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