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Metal Technologies, 3800 Adams Road, Ravenna, Michigan, United States of America Req #21
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Who We Are:

Metal Technologies is a premier metal casting company that uses modern technology and a highly productive workforce to produce the best quality product. Since 1997, we have been a privately held, family-owned company. Metal Technologies produces high quality gray iron, ductile iron, austempered ductile and value-added machining for a variety of industries. Each foundry has unique processes and capabilities that complement specific product families and specifications. As a growing company, Metal Technologies offers a wide range of challenging and exciting career opportunities. If you are looking for a progressive company that promotes and rewards individual achievement, consider applying for a position with us.


MTI is committed to building and maintaining a culture of excellence through an adherence to our values:

  • Faith.We honor God in everything we do.
  • Family. We are family.
  • Spirit.We can do this.
  • Grit.We enjoy getting our hands dirty.
  • Vision.We create opportunity.
  • Rigor.We focus on process.

We offer a diverse and inclusive variety of benefits. At MTI we believe that taking care of our employees means to ensure that they can live healthy balanced lives which results in better work performance.




Essential Functions:

  • Works safely to prevent on-the-job injuries by wearing appropriate safety equipment (i.e., glasses, steel-toed shoes, ear plugs, air hoods, goggles, face shield and proper prescription inserts (if required) etc.), following safe work practices and operating equipment in compliance with OSHA regulations and company policies and procedures.
  • Visually inspects castings/parts – looking for defects such as: blow holes, sand holes, shrink, imperfect gates, crush, etc. – noting variances in part from visual criteria sheet/customer specifications.
  • Finishes parts by observing if the part meets cosmetic standards (surface appearance or determining any defects), removing remaining ‘risers’, grinding down ‘gate’ surfaces, and comparing to visual criteria sheet image and according to work instructions.
  • Operates various grinders to remove excess metal from parts.
  • Operates various automated cells to process castings.
  • Operates a fork truck.
  • Communicates (verbally) with peers, supervisor, and supervision to inform them of conveyor-system glitches, casting inconsistencies, quality concerns, maintenance requests, supply problems, etc.
  • Work in other areas/departments when needed (i.e., shakeout, core set, melt, etc.).
  • Troubleshoots work-related problems by trying to determine the source of the problem.
  • Uses precision-measurement devices to ensure compliance with customer/project specifications as defined in the visual work instructions.
  • Defines/categorizes defects determining if the part is to be scrapped.
  • Performs minor maintenance on the grinders (replacing wheels & bits)
  • Keeps work area clean by performing general housekeeping duties.
  • Gauging when required.


Experience Required

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.


Education, Training & Skills

  • Successful completion of the RDI Team Member Selection System.





Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $19.60
Location on Google Maps
  • Metal Technologies, 3800 Adams Road, Ravenna, Michigan, United States of America