CAREERS

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Our goal here at LA Aluminum is to be the preferred manufacturer of permanent mold aluminum castings.

To meet this goal, we rely on our talented and dedicated workforce. Our vision is to be a preferred employer. We are committed to developing employee potential and opportunities for growth.

Whether you are looking for a position on our team where you and your skills can make a difference, or want to develop new skills and strengths, there may be career opportunities for you at LA Aluminum. 

There are four ways to apply:

  • Complete the online application below
  • Email your resume to: info@laaluminum.com
  • Download application and email to: info@laaluminum.com
  • Fill out an application in person at LA Aluminum, 1906 W Miles Ave, Hayden, Idaho

We will contact applicants if a position is available or becomes available.

Benefits

  • Competitive Pay
  • Referral Bonuses
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Uniform Reimbursement
  • PTO + 6 Paid Holidays
  • Employee Luncheons
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Spirit Wear/Swag

OPEN POSITIONS

Job Description

The Tooling Machinist-Programmer at LA Aluminum is responsible for the programming and execution of mold tooling based on part input from customers by way of the quality manager. Produces machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) milling machines and lathe; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.

Responsibilities

  • Development of machine code using a CAM software package (SolidWorksCAM, SolidCAM).
  • Development of set-up notes and procedures and tool list.
  • Monitor cutting tool and hardware supply, ordering as needed.
  • Ordering components based on bill of materials.
  • When needed, assist in the design and manufacturing of production fixturing. And plant equipment.
  • Design is completed using a CAD software package (Solidworks).
  • When needed, maintenance, and troubleshooting of CNC- and manual machinery for production of mold tooling.
  • Participate in tooling design reviews
  • Work with the rest of product development group to derive solutions to problems as they arise.
  • Adhere to production schedule as maintained by management.

Essential Duties

  • Maintain production efficiency levels
  • Keep machine tools in clean and working order
  • Fill out inspection first article and in process reports
  • Communicate, support and reinforce the values of the organization professionally
  • Work in a team environment and be supportive of all company initiatives
  • Maintain a safe and organized work area

Principal Responsibilities

  • Exhibit superior safety practices every day evidenced by outstanding housekeeping at all times.
  • Extend treatment to all other employees of the Company as individuals with the courtesy and dignity shown to customers.
  • Exceed customer quality and service expectations through attention to detail.
  • Exercise maximum care to protect the environment by fostering and supporting responsible operating procedures.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • 3-5 years minimum CNC Machinist experience.
  • Experience with GD&T (geometric dimensioning & tolerancing)
  • 3-5 years minimum CAM experience
  • Ability to communicate with people and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must be safety minded and be able to follow safety guidelines
  • Must be able to adhere to company policies and procedure

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong organization, scheduling and communication skills.
  • Understanding manufacturing and safety standard practices.
  • Proficient with standard Microsoft Office applications.
  • Competent with basic inspection and measurement equipment.
  • The ability to work independently or as a team.
  • SolidCam, SolidWorksCAM and Solidworks a plus
  • Permanent Mold experience is a plus.

Schedule & Pay

Pay: $DOE (depends on experience)

Job Type: Full Time

Shift: 6:00am-4:30 pm
Monday – Thursday, with some Fridays REQUIRED.

Physical Demands

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform).

  • Work in standing position 10 hours/shift
  • Considerable arm movement
  • Exposure to hot environments when assisting with metal pouring operation
  • Work requires close attention to lifting and handling of medium weight parts up to 50 lbs.

Work Environment

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Average shop conditions with some temperature variations due to seasons
  • Subjected to noisy environment requires wearing of ear plugs.

Standard PPE required: safety glasses, ear plugs, gloves and special PPE for metal pouring

Job Description

The objective of this role is to help make LA Aluminum Casting Company operations run efficiently. This individual should have the ability to work as a team, make decisions about the parts they are handling, and work closely with their supervisor to ensure the proper handling of parts. Being a friendly, self-motivated team player with strong interpersonal skills is necessary for this role.

Performs the essential tasks of operating the CNC Mill/Lathe Machines

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Load and run parts into CNC Mill/Lathe machines
  • Maintain production efficiency levels
  • Keep machine tools in clean and working order
  • Fill out inspection first article and in process reports
  • Report machine issues
  • Communicate, support and reinforce the values of the organization professionally
  • Work in a team environment and be supportive of all company initiatives
  • Maintain a safe and organized work area

Physical Demands

Must be able to stand, push, pull, reach and bend to the floor and must be able to occasionally push up to 50lbs.

Hearing Ability

No special requirement

Working Conditions

  • High levels of noise
  • Physical hazards of moving equipment and machine parts.
  • Flying cutting fluid and coolant
  • Varying degrees in temperature

Work Experience

No Experience Required

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 – $25.00 per hour with additional $1.50 per hour differential for swing shift

Job Description

LA Aluminum Casting Company seeks to hire a F/T Pourer Operator for second shift (4pm-2am)

Responsibilities

  • Pour molten metal into molds.
  • Perform all tasks with safety and quality in mind and in accordance with established procedures and process instructions.
  • Take necessary action to minimize delay time and maximize production.

Essential Duties

  • Pour molten metal into molds and ensure that pouring is performed within specified pouring parameter requirements and allotted pouring time.
  • Remove slag from ladle and add alloys as prescribed.
  • Inspect ladle to ensure it is in proper and safe working condition. Ensure ladles are properly heated before use. Place ladles under heating torches, as required.
  • Collect information about ladle number, molds poured, run outs, short pours, and mold temperature. Record information on appropriate form or database.
  • Check metal temperature using a pyrometer.
  • Notify supervisor of any quality, mechanical or delay problems and take corrective action, as necessary.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on casting equipment and melting furnaces.
  • Perform incidental duties assigned by your supervisor.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Exhibit superior safety practices every day evidenced by outstanding housekeeping at all times.
  • Extend treatment to all other employees of the Company as individuals with the courtesy and dignity shown to customers.
  • Exceed customer quality and service expectations through attention to detail.
  • Exercise maximum care to protect the environment by fostering and supporting responsible operating procedures.

Qualifications & Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Must be safety minded and be able to follow safety guidelines
  • Must be able to adhere to company policies and procedure
  • Ability to communicate with people and follow verbal and written instructions

*Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform.

  • Work in standing position 10 hours/shift
  • Considerable arm movement
  • Exposure to hot environments when assisting with metal pouring operation
  • Work requires close attention to lifting and handling of medium weight parts up to 50 lbs.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Average shop conditions with some temperature variations due to seasons
  • Subjected to noisy environment requires wearing of ear plugs.
  • Standard PPE required: safety glasses, ear plugs, gloves and special PPE for metal pouring (provided).

Schedule & Pay

Job Type: Full Time 

Shift: Monday – Thursday, 4pm-2am.

Some overtime on Fridays and weekends will be required.

Pay: $23.00-$26.00 per hour with additional $1.50 per hour differential for swing shift

CONTACT US

Address:

LA Aluminum Casting Company

1906 W. Miles Ave.
Hayden, Idaho 83835

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