Amptech High Pressure Aluminum Die Casting Technician in Manistee, Michigan

HIGH PRESURE ALUMINUM DIE CASTING TECHNICIANThe Casting Technician performs any combination of the following tasks in foundry concerned with melting metal, pouring metal into molds, removing castings from molds, dressing castings, moving foundry materials, and cleaning equipment and work areas.Additional job duties include:ulliCollect samples of materials or products for testing/liliPour and regulate the flow of molten metal into molds and forms to produce ingots or other castings, using ladles or hand-controlled mechanisms/liliMonitor instruments to ensure proper production conditions/liliAdjust equipment controls to regulate coolant flow/liliExamine molds to ensure they are clean, smooth and properly coated/liliPosition equipment such as ladles or crucibles/liliLoad specified amounts of metal and flux into furnaces/liliAssemble and embed cores in casting frames, using hand tools and equipment/liliRemove workpieces from molds/liliMove products, materials, or equipment between work areas/liliRepair and maintain metal processing equipment/liliFamiliarity with PQsup2/sup or other high pressure die casting process set up techniques/liliFamiliarity with high pressure die cast gate and runner design/li/ulQualifications:ulliA high school diploma/GED/liliMinimum 5 years of experience as a foundry worker or casting technician/liliExperience in pouring aluminum is a plus/li/ul