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Casting Operator, Second Shift

BORBET Alabama, Inc.

Job Description

The casting machine operator operates the Gimas to produce raw wheels as per current production needs.

With this position, some travel will occur. 



  • Installs filters and inspects the die for flashing and damage.
  • Ensure die top core and base are free of metal before closing to start cycle.
  • Operates the die cast auto cycle.
  • Removes cast wheel from catcher arm after dies open.
  • Inspects casting for defects according to work instructions.
  • Makes deformation check on each casting.
  • Places die on elevator and send to quench system.
  • Assists team leader/process tech in die preparation and start up.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Follow safety rules and wears required protective gear.
  • Promptly identifies safety hazards or unsafe work situations to management.
  • Performs basic equipment care consistent with generally accepted standards for operator responsibilities.
  • Trains newly hired cast operators on basic machine operations, adjustments, repairs, setups and how to perform all of the responsibilities detailed in this job description.
  • Follow all safety guidelines to ensure safety for self, others and the environment.
  • Maintaining and supporting QS 9000/TS16949 and has the responsibility and authority to stop a production process that is producing non-conforming product.
  • Maintaining and supporting ISO14001 and the company’s environmental, health, and safety programs. They should also be aware of the occupational health & safety risks of their job, and how their job affects the environment.

Phsyical requirements: 

  • Ability to stand, walk or climb stairs a minimum of twelve (12) hours on a continuous basis.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds on a frequent basis and 60 pounds on an infrequent basis.
  • Frequently be able to reach and handle parts.
  • Capable of performing a full range of repetitive motion for up to twelve (12) hours a day.

Required Eduction

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.

Required Experience

  • Previous foundry experience, heavy industrial experience preferred.

Required Skills


Contact Information
Email: tanya.speir@borbet-alabama.us
Website: https://www.borbet.de/en/

BORBET Alabama, Inc.
979 W. Veterans Boulevard
Auburn, AL 36830

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