Barron Industries
  • Oxford, MI, USA
  • $16.00 - $18.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Come work for a company that works for you! Barron Industries offers not just a job, but a pathway to a stable career. Barron is a world-leader in the fast-growing aerospace, defense and space components manufacturing industries. We provide continuous training and professional certification that leads to advancement. Barron also offers:

  • Free Health Insurance
  • Company matched 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Paid time off after 90 days
  • Rewards for good attendance
  • Shift premiums for 2nd and 3rd shifts
  • Professional development assistanceBarron Industries is a 3rd generation family-owned company and over half our employees have been with us for more than 10 years. So if you're looking for a secure, long-term career in a family-like work environment, come grow with the team at Barron Industries.

Manufacturing Foundry Melter and Pourer

The foundry melter and pourer will be responsible for learning our casting processes and using that understanding to safely operate equipment and propose improvements to help Barron make safety-critical metal components.Previous experience with induction furnace maintenance and investment casting is preferred.


  • Induction furnace melting and pouring of aluminum and steel
  • Charge ferrous and non-ferrous raw metals into the furnaces and monitor melting of metal to temperatures of 1000 to 3000 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Calculate and make alloy additions to achieve specified chemical analysis
  • Perform degassing/deoxidizing/slagging procedures to "clean" metal prior to pouring
  • Maintain furnaces and crucibles including daily patches, repairs and replacement
  • Maintain traceability and record pouring temperatures using PLEX manufacturing software
  • Prepare the pouring ladles for daily use
  • Pour metal into ladles
  • Assist with cleaning/maintaining furnaces ladles
  • Examine molds to ensure they are clean, smooth and properly coated
  • Load ceramic molds into furnaces prior to casting operation
  • Pour metal into molds and collect samples of alloys for testing
  • Signal others to coordinate work activities
  • Wear personal protective equipment including gloves, leggings, hard hat, face shield, aluminized coat, safety glasses and metatarsal guarded steel toed boots
  • Move products, materials, or equipment between work areas
  • Operate forklifts or other loaders


  • Ability to work in a hot environment; understand and follow written and or verbal instructions; regularly lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 lbs; follow all safety policies and procedures, and work in a team environment.
  • Basic computer knowledge ( i.e. data entry) and fluency in basic math
  • High School Diploma/GED or demonstrated equivalent experience preferred

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