Foundry Helper / Furnace Operator

If you would love to be part of a company that is poised for substantial growth with opportunities for career advancement, then working for CPP may be the right fit for you! Join a results-oriented workplace that strives for success through innovation, collaboration, and teamwork.

Consolidated Precision Products (CPP) Euclid is an investment casting foundry that specializes in complex aerospace & gas turbine components. With a stable business model and competitive compensation & benefits, CPP is a great option to consider as you look to make your next career move.

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  • Weekly Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Comprehensive Benefit Plans
  • Quarterly Bonus Opportunity
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Emphasis on Employee Engagement
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation Time
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Opportunities for Advancement


Assist furnace operators by performing tasks necessary in the preparation of molds to be loaded and unloaded into the furnaces. Once certified, operate, and maintain one or more of several different types of furnaces to produce high quality castings for the Aerospace Industry. Operate and maintain one or more of several different types of furnaces to produce high quality castings for the Aerospace Industry.

  • Operate tow motor to move alloy to furnace from crib and load molds into pre-heat overs.
  • Load alloy charges onto and into the furnace.
  • Load molds into pre-heat ovens.
  • Unload molds from oven at 2100 degrees; 15-60 lbs
  • Place molds on carts to cool.
  • Unload grates.
  • Load molds into casting units.
  • Unload molds filled with molten metal.
  • Perform basic Maintenance around furnace (TPM).
  • Help maintain machine when problems occur.
  • Perform 6S duties of furnace and foundry.
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures with emphasis on safety.
  • Support foundry operators as needed.
  • Read and interpret work orders and instructions to determine work assignments, process specifications, and production schedules.
  • Clean, lubricate, and adjust equipment, using scrapers, solvents, air hoses, oil, and hand tools.
  •  Load molds into the pre-heat ovens for cast.
  • Prepare furnaces for casting.
  • Cast test bars to sample metal for analysis.
  • Pour and regulate the flow of molten metal into molds and forms to produce ingots or other castings.
  • Position equipment such as ladles, grinding wheels, pouring nozzles, or crucibles, or signal other workers for assistance.
  • Skim slag or remove excess metal from ingots or equipment, using hand tools, strainers, rakes, or burners.
  • Collect scrap for recycling.
  • Add hot top to molds to compensate for shrinkage.
  • Bag-wrap molds and place in cooling carts.
  • Load specified amounts of metal and flux into furnaces or clay crucibles.
  • Weigh or measure specified amounts of ingredients or materials for processing, using devices such as scales and calipers.
  • Monitor equipment operation, gauges, and panel lights to detect deviations from standards. Report equipment malfunctions to Team Leaders, equipment operators and Maintenance.
  • Record gauge readings, test results, and shift production in logbooks.
  • Drain, transfer, or remove molten metal from furnaces, and place it into molds, using hoists, pumps, or ladles.
  • Transport materials and products to and from work areas, manually or using carts, hand trucks, lift trucks, hoists, or manipulators.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Adhere to and enforce proper safety/security procedures and protocol.

  • Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Experience:  Manufacturing experience (prior foundry and investment casting experience is desired)
  • Certifications/Licenses: tow motor license
  • Other Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Basic pre-heat oven knowledge, knowledge of safety rules, knowledge of 6S, basic mechanical skills, legible handwriting, good verbal communication skills, team player

  • Hot environment; manufacturing
  • Required PPE: Check for required PPE in areas you may be working in
  • Safety Glasses:  Needed in all areas of the plant.
  • Steel toe shoes:  Needed in all areas of the plant. 

NOTE: Consolidated Precision Products is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable lawIt is the policy of the company to comply with all aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Upon request, the company will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need an accommodation to fully participate in the application process. All roles are restricted to U.S. persons (U.S. citizens, permanent residents and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act) due to access to export-controlled technology. CPP will require proof of status prior to employment.
Note that we maintain a drug-free workplace, and all offers of employment will be contingent on satisfactory results of a drug & background screen.


This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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