Foundry Supervisor

Job Location: 
Racine, WI

Supervises and coordinates the casting and finishing of standardized components involving diversified operations and setups, including the inspection and/or testing materials and products at various stages of the processing for confirmation to specifications. 


Duties and Overall Responsibilities

Directs personnel to carry out tasks according to production requirements

Assists and trains employees in foundry operations, and assists Foundry Manager in evaluating performance

Collects and reports on labor time and for all foundry personnel

Supports the preparation and maintenance of documentation relating to foundry operations and job safety analysis

Adapts production schedule to meet changing priorities of equipment, personnel or work objectives

Assists or leads in the set-up of jobs to meet production requirements

Adheres to a quality control system, which supports quality products that meets customer(s) expectations

Takes responsibility for the results achieved by the Foundry Department, in areas of meeting production schedules, maintaining a clean and safe work environment, and the cross-training of personnel

Inspects materials and parts periodically for quality

Monitors equipment to avoid malfunctions and addresses maintenance issues

Promotes and ensures compliance with all safety and quality standards

Takes responsibility for equipment care and basic maintenance and repair

Counsels employees in matters relating to their immediate performance, quality issues, and safety requirements 

Recognizes own capabilities and takes initiative to continually improve

Performs other duties as assigned


Skills and Experience

5 years’ experience in a foundry

Prior supervisory experience required, foundry supervisory experience preferred

Knowledge of computer systems and standard software (Excel, Work, Outlook) as well as manufacturing planning systems

Ability to adapt to changing requirements with minimal interruption of normal work flow

Ability to communicate with all levels of authority and enforce a team concept

Excellent time management skills, problem solving skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Ability to read, analyze and interpret manufacturing prints, process sheets, safety documentation and quality procedures

Recruiter Name: 
Jared Smerchek
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 232
Manufacturing & Engineering

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