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  • December 13 – 14, 2016 : Casting Design #18-17

    This course addresses principles of effective metalcasting design by delving into the major factors that affect final part design. Participants will explore alloy selection, metalcasting process ca

  • January 9 – 10, 2017 : Silica Standard Compliance Seminar

    Begin your compliance strategy now! Understand the new regulations on silica sand and respirable silica dust in the foundries and learn how to comply with the new regulations.  While A

  • January 17, 2017 : Aluminum 101 #19-17

    This course covers the characteristics and properties of aluminum, alloying elements and their general applications and considerations for working with aluminum cast parts. Participants will learn

  • January 18, 2017 : Aluminum Crucible Furnace #20-17

    This course covers basic furnace and crucible operations, including optimization, operations and maintenance practices for both electric and fuel-fired aluminum crucible furnaces. Participants of t

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  • 12/02/2016: Cleaning Room Supervisor - MPG Casting Technology - Kingsford, MI

    Grede Foundries, Inc.Exempt Job Description and EvaluationProduction and MaintenanceJob Title:Supervisor, Cleaning RoomGrede Code No:305AReports To:Area Manager, Cleaning RoomCurrent Date:10/01/2001Department:Cleaning RoomPrevious Date:01/25/78Location:Iron MountainLabor Grade:6Wage Class:IISUMMARYSupervise ...

  • 12/01/2016: Quality Engineer/Metallurgist - Emerson - South Milwaukee, WI

    The Quality Engineer/Metallurgist is responsible for assisting the Quality Manager in making sure the facility meets all internal and customer standards while continually improving the quality of products.  The position requires interaction with customers and all internal departments to drive root ...

  • 11/29/2016: Manager, Quality Control - Tyco, JCI - Anniston, AL

    Manages quality department personnel, quality functions, and the ISO Quality Management System. Performs a variety of quality assurance and control tests and inspections on finished products at the end stage of the production process to ensure compliance with organization and regulatory quality ...

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