Materials Engineer Foundry in Springfield, OH

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

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Springfield, OH 45501

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive

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Less than 5 years

Posted 5 days ago

  by    Jackie Davis

Materials Engineer Foundry

If you offer 1+ years of experience in materials engineering and/or have worked in a foundry as a career, you may be interested in this Materials Engineer job position. Interested in candidates offering Bachelor of Science in Materials Engineering, or related, and recent graduates, and/or seasoned Foundry Engineers understanding the processes outlined below. Location is in Springfield, Ohio. This is a non-union job position working with union employees; a full-time, permanent job position on first shift, 4:00 am – 2:00 pm.

What will you be doing?

  • Provide leadership for gray iron, no-bake foundry processes, including sand, core making, molding, melting, pouring, blasting and sand reclamation
  • Establish and implement documented process procedures for the manufacture of gray iron plates, and auxiliary equipment
  • Lead continuous improvement activities in the foundry to reduce scrap and rework, improve productivity, deliver costs savings, address safety concerns, and improve overall piano plate quality
  • Actively manage existing patterns, and review the latest pattern construction technology for incorporation into the design and specification of patterns under repair or construction
  • Keep pattern shop facilities up-to-date to accommodate new processes to improve product quality
  • Project manager for small to medium size process equipment and facilities projects, and continuous improvement activities
  • Direct troubleshooting and preventative maintenance activities, and ensure all work completed by maintenance personnel and contractors in the foundry is done in a safe and efficient manner
  • Foster a team environment, and work with production personnel to ensure the facility and equipment are operating safely and efficiently, and uptime of equipment is improved
  • Effectively plan and implement shutdown activities in July and December
  • Remain knowledgeable of changes, trends and technology in the foundry and metal finishing industry

What skills do I need?

  • Bachelor's degree in Materials Engineering or related discipline, or equivalent training/education/experience in a foundry environment
  • 1+ years of process engineering experience in a foundry environment; will train
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, technical instructions, and operations manuals
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, and ability to work independently
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications, and CAD design software


Valid Through: 2019-11-5