Foundry Operative

South Molton

Our client based in South Molton are seeking a Foundry Operative to join their team on a temporary basis. This role has the potential to become permanent for the right candidate. This is a brilliant opportunity to join a well-regarded organisation.

Foundry Operative Salary:

£8.91 per hour

Foundry Operative Key responsibilities will include:

  • 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.
  • Linishing 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 subcontract processes.

Foundry Operative Requirements:

The successful candidate will be a committed and hardworking professional. They will have a manufacturing or foundry background, and proven experience of working with equipment utilised in the finishing area and a proven track record of working on intricate parts within a team.

Foundry Operative Hours:

This is a full-time role between the hours of 8am till 4.45pm Monday – Thursday and 8am till 12pm on Fridays.



If this role is of interest to and you fulfil the criteria, please contact the Devon team on 01237 439500 or you can email Annette directly on