CV, UK Based Foundryman Experienced In Variety Of Metals

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 20587

Skills keywords: callibration, core making, melting, moulding, sand testing
Short Bio:

Time served foundry man with over 20 years experience.

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: british
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Manufacturing and Operations, other
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere

Relevant Qualifications & Education

Foundry man (training)apprenticeship
1991 till 1995

5 G.C.E O Levels:- English language A, English Literature C, Mathematics D , Science B and Geography B
1986 – 1989

Additional Information
Currently holding a fork lift licence


An experienced worker who is looking to expand his experience and keen to learn new skills. Reliable and flexible with the ability to work unsupervised, as part of a team or in a supervisory role, always maintaining high quality standards. Is patient with a good sense of humour and the ability to remain calm under pressure.Always willing to assist and very good timekeeper who can be relied on to work flexibly with regards to various shift patterns.

Key Skills

IT SKills Avarage user of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, internet, email etc

Communication Good communication skills and fluent in English

Able to relate to people from a wide variety of backgrounds with tact and sensitivity

Ability to keep correct, accurate records and produce quality documents

Health & Safety Working within strict Health & Safety procedures

Career Summary

BAS Castings

Coring and closing moulds

Weir Minerals Europe
2011 to 2014

Core maker

Mathers Foundry (formerly Weir Pumps)
2007– till 2011

Procuring and Managing Foundry (Moulding), Consumables like sands, Resins, hardeners (Catalyst), Paints (coatings) etc. Making sure production is not halted by the lack of.

Calibrating Mixers and looking after their general perfomance i.e Changing Blades, cleaning and general maintainence.

Sand testing and trying to maintain a good quality of moulding sands.Tests done include PH TEST, Loss of ignition, Sieve Analysis, water content, Tensile and hardness tests and more.

Mould Making:- this includes (moulding) making sand Moulds, Coring them and making them ready for casting.

Ceramic Core Making:- involves moulding and cast ceramic cores and have over the time gained invaluable expertise in this field.

T.H Dick Foundry -Hull (iron Foundry)
02-2006 to 11-2007

Worked as an all round Foundry man. responsibilities included Moulding , Core making Melting and casting.

Balfour Beatty Rail PLC – Derby (Iron Foundry)
05-2005 till march 2006

Mainly worked night shift as a Caster for most of the time but did an occasional Sand Mould of some Fettling.

Also worked in Die -Casting (Aluminium)

Nimr & Chapman Engineers & Foundry PLC
1991 till 2003

Making moulds (green sand & phenolic Resign sands) Casting, Fettling and damage control

Cast metals include manganese steel, steels, cast iron, chrome morley,grey and ductile iron.