Are you an experienced Casting Engineer or Design Engineer looking for an exciting opportunity with a growing company?
As the Casting Engineer, you will be responsible for the design and improvement of gating/risering/chilling systems for new and existing tooling to produce quality castings.
You will also:
Prepare layout and detail drawings and three-dimensional models.
Carry out filling and solidification simulations to verify designs prior to producing castings.
Work directly with other engineers, quality, pattern shop, and production personnel to analyze and correct problems, resolve tooling design issues, and drive continuous improvement.
The ideal candidate will be:
Developing and revising gating/risering and tooling layout while troubleshooting casting defects that are identified during the process.
Working closely on product quality, engineering and production overall to help develop methods of operation, unique equipment or recommend modifications to existing equipment to support improved effectiveness/efficiency.
Follow up reviews of actual costs provided by Manufacturing Process Engineer and foundry personnel
Carrying out additional duties such as, actively participate in product and continuous improvement team activities and provide teams with casting and tooling support Participate in developing accurate job cost estimates for tooling and castings.
Help create accurate Foundry Operations routings and bills of material; ensure that the purchasing staff have the information they need to procure necessary BOM items
Facilitate the new job start-up process and the quality / productivity improvement process by observing and advising as each sample/R&D/process
Check job moves through the Foundry Ops Assist operations associates in development of standard work for the shop floor
Provide concept layout of tool design and process planning for all new tools
Assist in resolving customer dimensional, machining and form/fit problems (tool/equipment related issues), whether caused by the company or by customer operations
Maintain awareness of improved and competitive technologies to enhance the company’s competitive position
Continuously seek out, identify, and communicate process changes that would improve productivity, quality, cost, health, safety and environmental performance
What you need to have for this position:
You must have a minimum of 10 years experience casting/tooling engineering within the foundry industry, preferably Gray Inductile Iron.
We would also like someone to have a Bachelors or Associates degree in an Engineering Technology, Drafting, Industrial arts, etc.
Looking for someone with a knowledge of design parameters, blueprint reading and someone who is comfortable spending 50% of their time on the manufacturing floor.
Physical Requirements Is frequently required to talk, hear, stand, walk, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
The Casting Engineer is often required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Will frequently lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds.
Close, distant, and peripheral vision, as well as depth perception are used routinely.
The Casting Engineer is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, loud noises, heat in summer, and cold in winter.
Hardhat, safety glasses with brow and side-shields, safety shoes, hearing protection, respirator and gloves are worn as needed.
Why should you consider this position:
Competitive Compensation *based on experience*
Insurance within 60 days
Holidays and paid time off
401K with match
Prescription safety glass reimbursement
Plenty of growth opportunities
If you feel you are up for a great challenge and are aligned for who we are looking for, we would like to hear from you.
This is a Full Time, Direct Hire, Benefits eligible role.
CA Lawton is an Equality Employment Opportunity employer