Job Type
Full-Time Regular
United States


Position Summary

We are a market leading foundry located in Glendale, AZ manufacturing Magnesium and Aluminum alloy castings for the aerospace industry. We currently have multiple openings for General Laborer in our CoreRoom, Targeting, Finishing, and Greensand Departments and looking for new talent to join our team and contribute to the Company's success.


Magellan Aerospace, Glendale offers training, excellent career opportunities, competitive salary, health and pension benefits packages.

• $13.50 per hour starting wage
• Excellent Loyalty Bonuses at 3, 6 and 12 months after joining the Company. Bonuses are monetary and paid on top of regular pay.
• Attractive benefits package including paid sick time, medical, dental and vision benefits starting at 90 days of employment.
• Pension plan 401(k) with employer match is available after 3 months continuous employment.
• Paid holidays and vacation.
• Company paid life insurance, short term and long term disability.

Must be flexible to work both First and Second shift. Hours are as follows:

First Shift: 4:00am – 2:30pm Monday to Friday, and Saturday 4am – 10:00am
• During training period: 4:00am – 12:30pm Monday to Friday

Second Shift: 2:30pm – 1:00am Monday to Friday, and Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm
• During training period: 2:30pm – 11:00pm Monday to Friday
• Shift differential pay (for second shift) of $2.25 per hour

Essential Responsibilities

• Perform any combination of following tasks: melting metal, pouring metal into molds, removing castings from molds, dressing castings, moving foundry materials, and cleaning equipment and work areas.
• Fit together, clamp, and unclamp cope and drag on production line.
• Install and remove steel jackets and bands used to hold snap molds together during casting.
• Break sand mold from finished casting, using bar or jack hammer.
• Sort castings into pairs or groups for assembly.
• Pull reinforcing wires from castings.
• Direct high pressure stream of water onto castings to clean castings and remove cores.
• Clean castings, patterns, and flasks, using wire brush.
• Remove gates, sprues, and other projections from castings with sledge, pneumatic hammer, power shear, or power hacksaw.
• Inspect product for areas that need sanding or grinding.
• Work towards eliminating product defects.
• Understand and practice safe usage of grinders and other tools.
• Perform all other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

• High School Diploma or GED is / not required.
• Nice to have: experience in running sand machinery and operating hand machinery.
• Experience in a similar type of industry (construction and landscaping also advantageous).
• Comfortable in a Hot, Dusty and Noisy environment.
• Physical requirements include frequent lifting, standing, walking, and bending.
• Ability to frequently lift heavy materials of up to 50 lbs.

As an ITAR regulated facility all candidates must be fully entitled to work in the U.S. This job description is used to describe the general nature of the position only and is not inclusive of all duties and responsibilities.

About us

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defence and space agencies worldwide. The organization officially adopted the name “Magellan Aerospace Corporation” in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan. His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.

At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value. Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!
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