Profession foundry manager

Foundry managers coordinate and implement short and medium term casting production schedules, and coordinate the development, support and improvement of casting processes, and the reliability efforts of the maintenance and engineering departments. They also partner with ongoing remediation initiatives.

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Personality Type

  • Investigative / Realistic

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Knowledge

  • Engineering processes

    The systematic approach to the development and maintenance of engineering systems.

  • Legal requirements of ICT products

    The international regulations related to the development and use of ICT products.

  • Cost management

    The process of planning, monitoring and adjusting the expenses and revenues of a business in order to achieve cost efficiency and capability.

Skills

  • Manage commercial risks

    Analyse and evaluate commercial risks and develop suitable strategies to resolve these risks.

  • Ensure compliance with environmental legislation

    Monitor activities and perform tasks ensuring compliance with standards involving environmental protection and sustainability, and amend activities in the case of changes in environmental legislation. Ensure that the processes are compliant with environment regulations and best practices.

  • Deal with pressure from unexpected circumstances

    Strive to achieve objectives despite the pressures arising from unexpected factors outside of your control.

  • Optimise financial performance

    Direct and coordinate the organisation's financial operations and budget activities, in order to optimise financial performance.

  • Follow company standards

    Lead and manage according to the organisation's code of conduct.

  • Forecast organisational risks

    Analyse the operations and actions of a company in order to assess their repercussions, possible risks for the company, and to develop suitable strategies to address these.

  • Improve business processes

    Optimise the series of operations of an organisation to achieve efficiency. Analyse and adapt existing business operations in order to set new objectives and meet new goals.

Optional knowledge and skills

quality standards maintain relationship with customers chemistry identify market niches measure customer feedback manage staff non-ferrous metal processing follow manufacturing work schedule innovation processes ferrous metal processing recruit employees perform market research design metal components precious metals physics design drawings