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McConway & Torley - Foundry Engineer

McConway & Torley - Foundry Engineer

Job Description

GENERAL FUNCTION: Designs, develops and improves manufacturing processes.  Assists in maintaining and improving processes and systems that affect the quality of our steel cast products:


Foundry Engineers utilize CAD, Pro-Engineering, SolidWorks, and Magmasoft software to perform foundry engineering and technical assignments using foundry manufacturing engineering best practices & principles to mold and pour steel castings.

Foundry Engineers design and implement manufacturing methods and processes that support casting product quality goals and objectives that have a direct impact on “cost and profit”.

A key element of a Foundry Engineers job is to provide support to the foundry production floor by trouble shooting problems and effecting timely solutions in order to maintain the continuity of the shop floor process flow. 

Foundry Engineers must design concept drawings of steel castings with CAD and SolidWorks and or Magmasoft solidification software and provide cost estimates on tooling and steel castings.

Mechanical drawings, digital models, process documentation are reviewed and changes are made by Foundry Engineers in their manufacturing responsibilities.

There is a 50% interface with other manufacturing departments and to the shop floor to address and resolve “real world” hands on the problem engineering challenges.

On occasion, Foundry Engineers will need to interface with customers, suppliers, and outside sales personnel to evaluate, cost estimate, and select purchased tooling and materials. 

Foundry Engineers may need to go on to the shop floor to manually pick up a core box, casting pattern tool, or various parts of a pattern to maneuver them for measuring or observation in design.

Foundry engineers occasionally may need to climb onto or into large molds or sand cores to observe fit and hand touch the molds and castings on the foundry shop floor.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Adept at systematic problem solving, collection and analysis of data, application of statistical methods, DOE, Root Cause Analysis and other quality tools.
  • Experience with tooling design and “Design for Manufacturability” is important.
  • Good computer skills are a must.
  • CAD, Statistical Software and/or Solidification modeling is a strong plus.
  • Excellent communication and team work skills are key talent input in this roll.
  • Action oriented is a must in both the office and on the shop floor to lead for results.
  • Understanding of 5 S as a best in class shop floor practice to achieve consistent results.
  • Willingness to study, formally and informally, to develop career skills.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally 15 % to 20 % of work time.
Required Experience

B.S in, Manufacturing, Mechanical engineering, Mechanical engineering technology, Industrial engineering or Metallurgy.

previous experience in a similar position / internship / co-op is beneficial.

Why Join Trinity?  Trinity welcomes diversity in the workplace; bring your new ideas to our stellar team.  You will enjoy competitive pay, company paid vacation, sick time, tuition reimbursement, and paid holidays; as well as, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.  Trinity rewards your healthy lifestyle by offering non-tobacco users extra vacation in addition to a very affordable rate on your insurance benefits!  We believe in family, and you will enjoy a great work life balance and be given the opportunity to join Trinity in giving back to our community by participating in our charity events, with a company match of your donations. 


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Trinity Industries, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply online. Employment will be contingent upon a successful background check and drug screen. Some positions may also require a pre-employment physical/medical exam. The successful candidate must also meet all work eligibility requirements.



Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2010
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