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Foundry Operative
South Molton, Devon
Salary: £9.50 - £14.25 per hour + +OT
Job Type: Temporary
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH27674
Added: 12 May 2022
Job Description
Foundry Operative
South Molton, Devon
£9.50 per hour + overtime
Hours - Monday - Friday (37 hours)

Acorn is currently recruiting for a leading company in the aerospace industry for an enthusiastic Foundry Operative accountable for preparing castings for the heat treatment process and final blast of components prior to release into stock.

Principal duties and responsibilities for the Foundry Operative:

* Knock out of moulds to remove shell post to the casting operation.
* Water blasting of moulds to remove as much shell as practical and allow the band saw operations to commence.
* Cutting off castings using a semi-automatic band saw.
* Trimming up of casting gates using a manual band saw.
* Removal of residual shell material after the band saw operations have been completed.
* Finishing casting gates flush after the band saw operations are completed.
* Rework of castings to remove surplus shell and metal materials.
* Dry blasting of components to give a uniformed matt finish.
* Removal of hot moulds to support the casting process.
* Pack and identify castings to be sent for sub contract processes.

To be successful in this role, the candidate will have:

* Proven experience in working with said equipment utilised in the finishing area however the client is happy to consider those candidates who are willing to learn, enthusiastic and able to follow processes in order to be trained up to standard.
* Proven experience of maintaining safe working practices in difficult environmental conditions.
* Ability to prepare and complete operations in accordance with job card routines and set procedures.

For more information on this position then please contact Lee on

Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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