IMC’s roots in dirt floor foundries have blossomed into worldwide recognition in the copper anode and copper rod production industry. Dedicated management teams led the company expansion to a new 160,000 square foot copper and brass mill in the 1990s. Today, the site is an industry beacon, operating as a state-of-the-art, technologically-advanced and environmentally-friendly facility, with plenty of space for future expansion.
Job Title: Line 6 and/or 7 Casting Operator
Summary: Monitor and maintain a continuous casting line to include various quality checks. Record and enter data into computer system. The ideal candidate possesses the ability to work independently and/or on a team and is a self-starter.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for line operation and minor repair of equipment
• Responsible for paperwork such as lot tracking, loading log, quality checks, etc.
• Responsible for properly loading furnace
• Monitor temperature and replace thermocouples as needed
• Responsible for safe operation of the equipment and work area including cleanliness and
• Diagnoses operating and machinery problems and make adjustments and corrections as necessary
• Operates controls for furnace and casting line
• Operate lift truck on a regular basis
• Operate crane
• Perform routine furnace maintenance including skimming and operating jackhammer
• Sets up machinery including changing tooling
• Perform quality checks per metals process manual
• Other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High School Diploma or experienced in machine operations.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and work procedures. Ability to write production quotas and downtime hours.
Ability to do basic math including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fraction, and percentages
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to
sit. The employee must regularly lift or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Must have ability to talk and hear.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to hot humid conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to molten metal and equipment, moving mechanical parts, and places requiring balance. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, extreme cold and extreme heat. Work is performed mostly inside of plant. When work is performed outside there is full exposure to the elements.
While performing the normal duties of this job, an employee must wear safety glasses, ear plugs, steel-toe shoe/boots, a fire-resistant uniform and leather gloves. When performing certain task of this job, working with skimming and cleaning of the molten bath an employee may also be required to wear a face shield, hot gloves, and neck protection.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.