WFA Staffing is looking for Foundry Workers that have been in a setting where they have had responsibilities related to metal casting. As a foundry worker, you complete duties involved with the setup, operation, production, and clean up for creating steel and other metals. You pour melted metal into molds then remove and dress the castings. These job-related activities can be physically demanding and require the moving of sand, flasks, and other materials either by hand or with appropriate equipment. Specific job titles include casting carrier, casting sorter, mold clamper, ladle pusher, sand shoveler, slag worker, and operators for various machines.
A high school diploma is a minimum requirement to get a job at a foundry. Entry-level positions and apprenticeships provide on-the-job training and familiarize you with the tools and materials used. Some tasks require forklift usage and certification, which is available online through various organizations. To be successful as a foundry worker, you must be able to work independently, meet deadlines, and pay close attention to detail. Additional qualifications include physical strength and stamina, manual dexterity, knowledge of safety policies and procedures, and communication skills.