Foundry Operative



My client is a leading global engineering company, they are a power management company, making energy efficient products and services, they are responsible for providing solutions that help their customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficient and sustainable.
The Foundry Operative is accountable for preparing castings for the heat treatment process and final blast of components prior to release into stock.


  • 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
  • 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
  • Follow strict health and safety guidelines and aptitude for identifying hazards.
  • Work closely and safely with team members to ensure good team ethics and co-operation.
  • Assist the team members in any other activity to complete daily tasks.

Essential Criteria:

  • Manufacturing background or foundry background
  • Ideally candidate will have proven experience in working with said equipment utilised in the finishing area
  • 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
  • Ability to interpret information on the routing cards to specified standards required to achieve these processes
  • Ability to identify defects
  • Have proven track record of working on intricate parts within a team

Duration: Temp

Harbron Recruit Ltd is a family run construction industry recruitment agency based in the South West of England.

Harbron Recruit originally stemmed from a construction company that boasts 25 years of successfully working with the majority of major contractors across the South West.

Recognising the demand for quality construction personnel with the necessary skills and qualifications to carry out jobs quickly and safely gave birth to Harbron Recruit as a major supplier of construction trades to companies requiring temporary, permanent and contract workers on a range of assignments.

Now, as a well-established Recruitment Agency having traded successfully for 10 years within the specialist sector of construction it has enabled us to create long standing client relationships built on a foundation of trust, honesty and integrity.

Based in Devon we provide quality staff to our clients both locally and nationally.

Call Jemma on  01626 241 333 now.

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