Sand Molder

Niagara Falls, Ontario Other

Studenttimes Staffing Solutions Inc., is a professional recruitment company. Beyond offering recruitment services and placements, we are driven to establish a long-term relationship with job seekers and companies throughout the GTA. Studenttimes Staffing Solutions Inc., has established itself as a niche recruitment firm specializing in Information Technology, Supply Chain & Logistics, Industrial & Skilled Trades, Clerical & Administration, Finance & Accounting and Sales & Marketing for all levels within an organization from senior to administrative.

We are looking for the Sand Molder for our client located in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Principle Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
The Sand Molder is required to ensure that proper mold making practices and procedures are followed to achieve quality parts in our foundry. Molder must have knowledge of “no bake” sand molding systems (binder, catalyst, sand, sand mixer, etc.). 

Specific Skills:
Make cores for use in moulds to form holes or void spaces in castings; Make sand moulds using patterns, moulding boxes, sand and hand tools following bench, floor or pit moulding methods; Coat cores with protective materials and bake cores in ovens

Experience & Knowledge:
Minimum 5 to 10 years’ experience on “no bake” sand molding processes is a must have
Excellent understanding of sand molding processes and machineries (sand mixers, vibration tables, calibration procedures, etc.)
Knowledge and experience of assembling complex sand molds (1-2 stage pump cases, impellers, etc.)
Following process instructions and able to understand product drawings and sand mold assembly drawings for proper dimensions
Vast experience and understanding of sand mold painting and drying processes
Experience on making complex sand cores with re-enforcement bars, etc.
Overall Foundry environment safety awareness is a must
Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task 
Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions
Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct
Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety
Metal pouring experience preferred. 
Capabilities and Success Factors:
 Excellent analytical and organizational Skills 
 Strong communication and interpersonal skills
 Safety oriented
Min. Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Criminal record check
Manual Dexterity
Hand-eye co-ordination

Exceptional Benefits:
• Medical Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Short-Term Disability Insurance
• Long-Term Disability Insurance
• Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
• Life Insurance
• Pension plan
• Employer covers the relocation costs

Physical Demands and Environment:
The physical requirements include exposure to production environments that contains noise, dust and fumes. The physical effort of this position is moderate with some lifting, standing, walking and carrying involved. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs weights extended periods. The environment is fast paced and requires meeting deadlines and verifying product quality within time constraints. Will work independently in an unstructured environment and understands, respects, and adheres to the workplace Health and Safety rules and regulations. 
•    Handling heavy loads
•    Physically demanding
•    Attention to detail
•    Standing for extended periods
•    Bending, crouching, kneeling
•    Noisy, odours, dusty and hot work environment

Work Hours & Wage:

Monday to Friday  (possible rotating shifts and voluntary overtime).  40 hrs/week

    Day shift       :  07:00 AM to 3:30 PM  

Afternoon shift     :  3:30 PM to 12:00 AM  

Night shift     :  11:30 PM to 08:00 AM  (for future potential)

40 hours/week 

Annual Salary: $46,800.00 to $52,000.00 depending on experience level