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Breakdown Operator

Premier Employee Solutions
Ogden, Utah, United States
$14.00 Hourly
December 06, 2018


Primary Function: Responsible for the removal of shell and runner systems.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintains lot integrity.

• Ensures paperwork is properly done.

• Helps other areas as needed.

Knock Out-

Removes shell from runner systems using a hammer.

Wash Out-

Washes shell off casting with high pressured water wash.


• Removes runner system with band saw, hand held saw, plasma arc or chop saw.


• Processes higher complexity parts in kolene salt bath.

• Loads parts in core dry oven to ensure parts are moisture and oil-free from high property unit.

• Loads parts into baskets per kolene techniques.

• Ensures parts are properly timed in kolene bath for shell removal.

• Properly rinses and neutralizes parts with citric rinse to remove excess salt.

• Sandblasts parts to remove traces of salt.

Minimum Job Requirements:

• Able to work in a production environment.

• Able to read and comprehend English.

• Able to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with tens and 100s.

• Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. continuously.

• Able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs. occasionally.

• Able to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

(Foundry log, spectrometer reports, chemical analysis.)

• Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or

diagram form. Able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized


• Able to complete OSHA forklift certification through GSC.

• Able to complete GSC Breakdown certifications required in grade system.

• Near vision requirements are Jaeger J1 in one eye, at no less than 12 inches; or equivalent, or Jaeger J2

in one eye, at no less than 16 inches.

• Able to communicate effectively with co-workers.

• Willing to work overtime.

• Complies with company and departmental policies and procedures, including company’s attendance


• Able to meet individual productivity requirements.

• Able to meet internal quality requirements.

• May be required to take hazardous waste training.

Desired Competencies:

• High school diploma or GED

Normal Working Conditions

• Works under indirect supervision following established practices and clear-cut policies in the

performance of the majority of duties. Makes decisions when general instructions, established

methods and clearly defined precedents indicate action to be taken, but refers unusual problems to


• Environmental conditions encountered continuously are fumes or airborne particles, and work near

moving, mechanical parts.

• Environmental conditions encountered frequently are working near or with hazardous waste.

• Typical noise environment for the work environment of this job is Loud Noise. (Appropriate ear

protection is required.)

• Continuous required physical demands include standing, walking, using hands to handle or feel,

reaching below shoulder level, balancing, talking and hearing.

• Occasional required physical demands include driving, pushing or pulling.