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Job Opening: Melt Department, Waukesha, WI

The position in the Melt Department at J&L Fiber Services will place the molds onto pouring trays and prepare them for pouring; prepare a furnace for melting, charge the furnace and melt the metal; and prepare a ladle for pouring of metal and pour off creating castings.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Set-up molds for preparation on the Tru-Flo.
  • Shift weights and push/place pallets.
  • Calculation of charge material and total weight.
  • Coordinate mold movement into cooling area.
  • Sinter, repair and reline furnace.
  • Repair and reline ladles.
  • Perform furnace and ladle slagout.
  • Charge and operate furnace.
  • Pour molten metal into molds.
  • Operate forktruck.
  • Report quality related problems to teammates.
  • Report safety related issues as encountered.
  • Perform general housekeeping duties.
  • Provide customer and supplier feedback.
  • Work on planning production requirements (i.e., materials, time) to ensure the most effective methods are utilized.
  • Versatility to assist other skill area processes as needed.
  • Other duties as requested.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 40 to 60 pounds frequently.
  • Ability to push or pull heavy loads with the aid of a wheeled cart.
  • Withstand exposure to noise and extreme heat.


  • 8th Grade basic skill proficiency in Reading, Math, and Language.
  • Must be trainable
  • Desire to work within a team environment.
  • Minimum score of 17+ on Wonderlic.

For more information, contact: 
Dawna Vachon
HR Manager,
J&L Fiber Services
Phone: (262) 547-6886 x3222
E-mail: dmvachon@jlfiberservices.com

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