Assistant Melt Manager (Manufacturing)

Assistant Melt Manager (Manufacturing)

31 Jan 2024
Indiana, Tellcity, 47586 Tellcity USA

Assistant Melt Manager (Manufacturing)

Why Waupaca Foundry? Waupaca Foundry, Inc. is North America’s leading supplier of iron castings and has a history of innovation with a legacy of product quality. Waupaca Foundry employs approximately 4,400 people company-wide. Waupaca Foundry is committed to relentless improvement, forward-thinking sustainability initiatives, and providing a reliable experience to the millions who use our castings every day. Our goal is to employ individuals who take pride in their work within a culture of continual innovation. Waupaca Foundry is proud to be an employer of choice for those driven and skilled individuals seeking rewarding careers by producing top quality castings. You will be right at home at Waupaca Foundry. Cast Your Own Future. More information is available on our website Assistant Melt Manager (Manufacturing) ROLE: The Assistant Melt Manager will support the Melt Manager in all of his/her duties and/or be responsible for such in his/her absence. This position requires hour flexibility to support the plant needs.RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist and support the Melt Manager with all of the following duties as well as fulfill these tasks in the absence of the Melt Manager.

Responsible and accountable for communicating the company goals/objectives/priorities to all personnel (salary and hourly) as required.

Responsible and accountable for training and development of personnel.

Responsible and accountable for communicating and enforcing company rules, regulations, and procedures.

Responsible for continuing involvement in safety efforts, safety contacts and prompt accident investigations.

Responsible for the oversight of meeting production tonnage and chemistry requirements while achieving lowest at spout cost

Responsible for assisting in developing long term plans to meet operational efficiencies.

Perform root cause analysis and the implementations of countermeasures when a target is not achieved.

Coordinates with the Supply Chain Team for delivery of raw materials to meet the production tonnage schedule.

Coordinates with the scheduling team to maximize the ability to maintain proper chemistry and the required tonnages.

Assist in the commissioning of and operation of a new electric melt center.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions" for purposes of the ADA.


Minimum 5 to 7 years of experience in Melt or Melt Maintenance

3 to 5 years specifically in Cupola and Electric Melt

Bachelors, Associates or 2 year Technical degree or actively pursuing

Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a crew

Basic understanding of chemistry control in the melting shop

A working knowledge of ISO/TS standards as necessary


Must possess and demonstrate effective oral and written communications skills.

Ability to conduct team meetings, classroom training and presentations.

Must possess and demonstrate leadership ability.

Computer skills including Microsoft programs are a must.


Waupaca Foundry offers competitive wages and exceptional benefits, including:

Medical, dental, vision

Short and long term disability

Life insurance


Employer funded retirement plan

Paid vacations/holidays

Wellness program

Fitness membership

Employee assistance program (EAP)

Employer supported career development, including tuition reimbursement

Waupaca Foundry is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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