Sand Molder

Syracuse. NY [NJ]
Syracuse, New York

Last Day to Apply: June 30, 2023

Job Title: Sand Molder

Reports To: Sand Mold Supervisor

Pay Rate and Hours/Schedule: $16.50/hour starting wage. Incumbent to train on first shift (6am-2:30 pm) for 1 week, then will go 2nd shift (3pm- 12 am.) 

Summary: In this role, incumbent fills and vibrates molds during sand packing process. This role is a great learning opportunity for anyone interested in all aspects of metal casting! Role is foundational to the process and the incumbent stands to gain a wide variety of valuable skillsets and industry knowledge.


  • Checks weights of sand, catalyst and binders and reports discrepancies from specifications to supervisor.
  • Using Pacemaster machine, fills and vibrates molds while manually packing sand.
  • Strikes off excess sand.
  • Uses rollover machine or manually strips pattern when sand has hardened.
  • Inspects mold for flaking sand, broken parts, etc. and condition of pattern.
  • May assist Plaster Molders loading molds into ovens.
  • Performs routine machine maintenance.
  • Completes and/or maintains required reports and records.
  • Meets quality and quantity standards for the position.
  • Proactively supports the ISO process approach to quality management and the Syteline MIS system.
  • Adheres to all safety policies and practices, consistently uses personal protective equipment and practices good housekeeping. 
  • Maintains regular on time attendance and adheres to company policies, procedures, and standards of conduct. 
  • Maintains a positive professional approach with all internal and external controls. 
  • Applies classroom and on the job post training information, knowledge, skills, and abilities consistently in a quality oriented manner (wherein the KSAs are part of the jobs tasks, duties and other tasks as requested).
  • Performs other tasks as directed. 

Desired Education/Experience/Skills:

High school diploma or equivalent

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift up to and including 50 lbs as needed.

Armstrong is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other protected status. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. 

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