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Foundry Engineer NY #5755

Absolute Opportunities
Syracuse, New York, United States
November 11, 2019


Foundry Engineer – NY #5755

Relocation No

Location Syracuse, NY

Responsible for the development and modification of manufacturing methods and processes. Provides engineering and quality oversight to foundry operations.

Job Responsibilities

• Apply knowledge of product design, tooling, fabrication, and materials to develop, optimize, document, and maintain foundry processes, work instructions, and methods

• Processing of MAGMA simulation results and running simulations but may include tooling/engineering process role responsibilities for developing tooling from order to delivery working with both internal and external pattern shops.

• Improve productivity and part quality through process stability and repeatability.

• Document and engineer riser and gating, chilling geometry and processes for individual part numbers that fit within the capacity of the foundry processing equipment. and improvements.

• Select metal grades and development and implementation of heat treatment requirements and processes.

• Responsible for first piece sampling from new, modified, reordered, or repaired tooling through to production release.

• Analyze product failure data, solicit operator input, and develop solutions.

• Ensures delivery of successful processes to the production line in order to achieve high first pass yields on required validations.

• Ensure chemical and mechanical testing and NDT procedures are adhered to properly recorded.

• Participate in all job launches and metals MRB meetings.

• Identify additional resource requirements such as equipment, layout, personnel and training.

• Request chemistry deviations from customers as necessary.

• Develop and approve vendors and provide technical liaison.

• Complete and/or maintain required records and reports.

• Support proactively the ISO approach to quality management and the Syteline MIS system.

• Adhere to all safety policies and practices, consistently use personal protective equipment and practice good housekeeping.

• Adheres to all company policies, procedures, and standards of conduct including but not limited to safety.

• Maintain a positive professional approach to all internal and external contacts.

• Performs other tasks as directed.

Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:

1. Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related.

2. 5+ years of foundry engineering experience in an aluminum foundry or

2. 7+ years of foundry process engineering and experience designing rigging for new castings.

3. Experience with MagmaSoft software in aluminum processes preferred.