Remelt/Forklift Operator/2nd and 3rd Shift

Gibbs Die Casting Tech, 310 Community Drive, Henderson, Kentucky, United States of America Req #3496
Friday, September 9, 2022
Gibbs Die Casting is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and as such will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetics, physical or mental disability, or other protected characteristic.

Remelt Operator

Gibbs is a manufacturer of precision die-cast, machined, and assembled products for the automotive industry and has been in the Henderson community for 50+ years.

Remelt Operators ensure that production has a steady supply of molten aluminum.


Starting Pay: 19.59/hr 

  • Make an EXTRA $1/hr for 2nd or 3rd shift!
  • 401k contributions
  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • And More!

 Essential Functions:

  • Maintains metal temperatures at the proper levels in holding furnaces.
  • Understand the metal temperature alarms and lights on the press and the actions to take when light goes off.
  • Adds scrap metal and ingots into furnace as specified.
  • Sprinkles fluxing compound on molten aluminum to bring impurities to surface.
  • Skims slag from surface of molten aluminum.
  • Conveys molten aluminum to holding furnaces at casting presses.
  • Conveys scrap metal from trim presses to remelt furnaces.
  • Maintains an adequate supply of aluminum for casting operations.
  • Performs proper de-gassing procedures to remove trapped gas from molten aluminum.

 Interested individuals must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Must be able to complete the hiring process requirements, which include background check, drug and vision screening.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Eligible to work in the United States.   
  • 6+ months experience forklift operator
  • Must include prior powered industrial equipment experience
  • Six months manufacturing experience preferred

Management has the right to revise this description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason as outlined in the employee manual or other written agreement.  EEO m/f/d/v

Other details

  • Job Family PROD
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 10
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  • Gibbs Die Casting Tech, 310 Community Drive, Henderson, Kentucky, United States of America