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Foundry Tooling Technician

Website LinkedIn Gamma Foundries Inc.

Department: Engineering
Reports to: Foundry Engineering Technician

Job Summary: The Foundry Tooling Technician is responsible for the preparation, modification, maintenance, repair, and the construction of new foundry tooling

Job Responsibilities:
• Repair all foundry tooling (pattern equipment) following the instructions established by Engineering
• Alter the gating systems design following the instructions given by Engineering
• Competent in manual bench work
• Construct foundry tooling based on blueprints or sketches.
• Comply with deadlines established by Engineering and Production
• Use utmost discretion in dealing with company and customers’ confidential data
• Ensure that the workplace is clean and free of any unnecessary tools
• Responsible for cleaning equipment and work station on a daily basis
• Meet production standards as specified in job order and/or ISO documents
• Operate equipment in a safe manner, including to immediately report any equipment malfunction
• May perform other tasks as deemed appropriate

Safety Equipment Requirement: The use of appropriate safety equipment as described below is a condition of employment and not one of choice. Safety equipment that must be worn while performing job responsibilities are as follows:
∙ Face shield
∙ Helmet
∙ Safety glasses
∙ Safety boots
∙ Ear plugs
∙ Respirator as required
∙ Apron

Experience and Skill Requirements:
• Ability to read Blueprints
• Prior woodworking experience will be preferred with 2 to 3 years of minimum experience.
• Good working knowledge of foundry processes and equipment operation
• Patternmaker must provide his/her own hand tools, as they will be used along with company tools
• Strong skills and knowledge using micrometers, calipers and other gauges, as well as wood and metal processing machinery such as, but not limited to: hand tools, planer, jointer, table saw, drill press, milling machine, and general pattern shop equipment
• Ability to work independently and within a team without supervision environment with little or no supervision
• Good co-ordination and manual dexterity
• Ability to handle a heavy workload and work effectively with interruptions and changing priorities
• Ability to follow appropriate departmental work instructions, including health and safety rules and procedures
• Good communication skills, including the ability to read, write and speak English
• Patternmaker certification is an asset
• Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and prioritize jobs, and be highly organized

At GAMMA FOUNDRIES INC. we believe diversity is a strength we cultivate. Our work environment welcomes equity, inclusiveness, and diversity by providing accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process or during your employment at Gamma. If you require an accommodation, please notify us in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs. All qualified applicants are welcome to participate.

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