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CLASSIFIEDS Visit the MODERN CASTING’s at www.moderncasting.com/info HELP WANTED


Baker Manufacturing Company, LLC is a premier producer of grey and ductile iron castings for local machine shops and internationally-known manufacturers. Baker also produces products for the residential and industrial water markets. We have been an established business in Evansville, Wisconsin for over 140 years!


BUYER SUMMARY


The Buyer monitors data integrity, maintains and enters purchase orders, reviews purchasing reports, and works with accounts payable regarding supplier and vendor invoices. The Buyer also assists in resolving problems regarding quality and supply by working closely with Engineering and Quality. A sense of confidence and a positive, friendly attitude are important.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


• Creates purchase orders and sends copy to supplier; reviews and monitors long-term and blanket purchase contracts for expiration and validity.


• Compares order acknowledgments with purchase orders verifies proper quantities, delivery dates and prices; coordinates with Accounts Payable and Shipping & Receiving regarding billing and/or returns.


• Maintains records and follow up files of purchases, shipments, and related matters; measures and evaluates supplier performance and makes recommendations to management regarding supplier performance.


• Expedites orders through vendors as necessary • Works with production scheduler to plan lead times and production capacity. • Maintains proper inventory levels together with the Planner. • Follows up on orders to ensure that materials are shipped and delivered on promised dates. • Review deliveries against the orders. • Deal with non supplied, under orders, over orders and damaged goods.


SKILLS AND SPECIFICATIONS including the following. • Highly motivated, goal-oriented, and organized. • Effective interpersonal and negotiating skills. • Technical expertise and knowledge of company products. • Accuracy and attention to detail. • Comfortable fast-paced environment. • Manages time effectively and adapts quickly to changing priorities. • Superior organizational skills. • Knowledge of logistics, including carriers, shipping policies and procedures. • Ability to work with minimal supervision.


EDUCATION and/or WORK EXPERIENCE


• Bachelor’s Degree from accredited university is required. Minimum of two years related experience is required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software is also required.


FOUNDRY SHIFT SUPERVISOR SUMMARY


Directs and coordinates activities of production department(s) in processing materials or manufacturing products in foundry by performing the following duties personally, through subordinate supervisors, and foundry staff.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


• Plans production operations, using established priorities.


• Assigns appropriate personnel and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications.


• Trains and motivates employees.


• Assures employee and first line supervisors compliance with safety, attendance, and other company policies.


• Compiles, stores, and retrieves production data.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Manages employees and subordinate supervisors who supervise in the Molding Department, Deck Department, Grinding Department, and Core Room. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units on one shift. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


EDUCATION and/or WORK EXPERIENCE


Associates Degree (A.S.) from two-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME TO: hr@baker-mfg.com Baker Manufacturing is an Equal Opportunity Employer


FOUNDRY FOR SALE


FOR SALE in beautiful New England area: Mod- ern solid mold foundry, specializing in Brass & Bronze investment castings since 2001. Well known for custom architectural hardware, antique auto & boat components, plus much more. Cur- rently runs with three employees and has room to expand. Company is profitable and has no debt. Lots of options available for the sale. If you have dreamed of owning your own foundry this is a great opportunity!! Contact: Box 2395, c/o MODERN CASTING, 1695 N Penny Ln., Schaumburg, IL 60173-4555.


64 | MODERN CASTING May 2015 REPS WANTED


MANUFACTURERS REPRESENTATION—Castalloy, Inc. is a manufacturer of steel components with In- vestment Casting as the base casting process. Utilizing Lean Manufacturing Principles, we have reduced lead time and added capacity for new opportunities. We are seeking representation to help us fill the added capacity on account basis in most territories: Contact: Rudy Koishor @ 216-961- 7990 ext. 241 or rkoishor@castalloy.com


SALES REP WANTED ---- RAMSA IS A MANUFACTURER OF STEEL CASTING COMPONENTS with more than 30 years exporting to the US and Canada markets. We increased our capacity and are seeking representation in all segments and territories in North America on account basis. Our processes include No Bake Sand, Ceramic, Cold Box and Investment Casting plus in house Machine Shop. Materials range from carbon, low and high alloy steels to all grades of stainless steel, duplex and super duplex stainless steels, nickel base and refractory alloys. ISO 9001-2008 and PED certified. Contact: Guillermo Pizzuto at 011 52 444 8245426 Ext. 214 or pizzuto.guillermo@ramsa.co and sales@ramsa.co


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