Foundry Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in making cores and molds.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Foundry Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in making cores and molds, in charging, operating, and tapping furnaces, in pouring molten metal into molds, and in chipping, grinding, and sandblasting castings: Examines materials and products at various stages of processing for conformance to specifications. Observes machines and equipment for malfunction and orders adjustments or repairs, or directs workers to make adjustments or repairs. Trains workers in foundry processes and in operation of machines and equipment. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May be designated according to part of process supervised as Casting Supervisor; Coremaking Supervisor; Cupola-Melting Supervisor; Finishing Supervisor; Mold-Making Supervisor; Shell-Core-And-Molding Supervisor; Wax-Room Supervisor.


Should I be a Foundry Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Foundry Superintendant

    How to become a Foundry Supervisor

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