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HELP WANTED


Your knowledge is valuable. Let the AFS Institute help you share it.


You, an active member of the metalcasting industry, have the experience we need to drive the direction of our growing skills training program. There are opportunities for course facilitation and curriculum development in both volunteer and paid capacities.


Course facilitation requires a minimum of semi-annual trav- el and the ability to be com- fortable speaking with large groups. The Institute provides you with online training to hone your skills of managing the delivery of profession- ally developed curriculum and yearly evaluations for personal facilitation development.


When you are involved in cur- riculum development, you have a unique opportunity to provide input about the skills the indus- try needs to grow. No travel is required. Work with professional adult-learning experts who create course materials from the knowl- edge and content you provide.


For more information, contact Shelly Dutler at sdutler@afsinc. org or complete a quick form at:


https://americanfoundrysociety. wufoo.com/forms/afs-institute- instructor-sme-application/


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Sales Engineer: Established Manufacturer and Integrator of Foundry Equipment and Systems including Foundry Processing Equipment, Robotics, and Grinding equipment for the Foundry Industry is seeking a Sales Engineer to interact with North American customers.


AND THE INSTITUTE


The position requires experience selling equipment and systems to the foundry industry or similar experience selling capital equipment/projects to other industries, basic word processing and spreadsheet skills, and travel. An engineering degree and working experience with AutoCAD is a plus. Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume and salary requirements in confidence to Personnel Director, PO Box 307, Helena, AL 35080, e-mail: employment@vulcangroup.com or fax 205 663-1493.


Production Control Manager


- 5-7 years experience as a Production Control Manager or related role


- Create, monitor and support production schedules


- Analyze data to identify and improve i nefficiencies in the production process


- Monitor and support customer shipment requirements


- Support customer service roles for all s hipping activities


- Monitor and manage inventory control for the foundry


- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field is preferred


Process Engineer - 10 Year + Foundry Experience


- Experienced in engineering casting pro- cesses for ferrous and non-ferrous castings


- Experience in Solidification Modeling


- Ability to develop gating and riser systems for ferrous and non-ferrous castings


- Ability to increase mold yield - Must have excellent problem-solving skills - Ability to resolve process quality defects - Understanding of green sand process control - Ability to design onsite processes - Improving efficiency/process capabilities - Perform root cause analysis.


- Investigate new manufacturing equipment and hardware


- Investigate new processes to improve quality. - Engineering degree is preferred.


Please apply online at www.buckcompany.com


CLEANING ROOM SUPERVISOR


Fresno Valves & Castings, Inc. is a manufactur- ing company headquartered in Selma, Califor- nia. We operate a non-ferrous foundry for the production of brass and bronze castings. Our company was founded in 1952, and we have approximately 300 employees in eight states. Benefits include medical, dental, and prescrip- tion drug, vacation, holidays, company paid life insurance, 401k and profit sharing.


The Cleaning Room Supervisor plans and coordinates cleaning room operations to maintain production schedules and quality and cost standards and to maximize efficiency as well as supervises all employees working in the Cleaning Room.


Ensure quality of work, efficient material and work flow, proper use and care of equipment and machines, and proper application of pro- duction methods.


Select and train employees in cleaning room operation. Evaluate work performance and counsel and coach employees to maintain safe and efficient work performance.


Maintain adequate supply of raw materials, production supplies, and tools to support con- tinuous operations. Maintain related inventory records, as required. Ensure tools and equip- ment are maintained in proper working order.


Maintain conformance with company policies, work rules, and regulations, coaching employ- ees and/or initiating disciplinary action.


Enforce the proper use of safety equipment and maintain departmental housekeeping to produce a safe work environment. Coach employees to reinforce safe work practices.


Please send your resume and references to: Fresno Valves & Castings, Inc. PO Box 40, Selma, CA 93662 Or Fax: 559-834-2017


Or email: denisecc@fresnovalves.com Foundry Supervisor Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


• Provide Leadership and Management for Department


• Direct and Manage Production in Assigned Department


• Train and Coach Employees • Conduct Departmental Meetings • Manage Employee Leave and Overtime • Review and Approve Employee Time in Kronos • Manage Employee Performance


• Must be results oriented to work effectively with foundry supervision to resolve production issues


• Must possess excellent organizational and time management skills to maximize benefits of position


• Must possess ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instruction given.


• Green sand molding experience required • Hunter molding machine experience preferred • High School Diploma or GED required • Flexibility of Schedule to work alternate shifts


Please send Resumes to: Box 2402, C/O Modern Casting, 1695 N. Penny Lane, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4555 or email fabio@afsinc.org and refer- ence Box number 2402


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