The Foundry Pourer participates in the manufacture of metal parts by pouring molten metal in a cavity called a mold.
In the parts manufacturing process, the Foundry Pourer carries out their task after the Molder who makes the mold, and before all finishing operations (unhooking, sandblasting, shot blasting, finishing, etc.
The activity is carried out in the foundry workshops of a metallurgical company. This is generally a sedentary position.
The pourer works in close collaboration with the furnace operator, and can work as a team when casting very large parts.
He / She is also called upon to collaborate with other services such as molding.
Employment is accessible with training at CAP level in Foundry Trades, or Bac Pro Foundry.
Training can also be carried out by apprenticeship.
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