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Melt Production

Reedsburg, Wisconsin
$19.00 to $21.00 Per Hour
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Are you ready to accelerate your career with a best-in-class organization that values innovation, dedication, and growth? Our employees at Grede are the key to our success and share our passion for teamwork, customer service, and operational excellence. If you want to join an industry-leading company that focuses on your professional growth and development, we d love to hear from you!

Our Melt Production positions have the opportunity to earn up to a $1,000 retention bonus! The pay for the Melt department is $19-$21 per hour for 1st shift positions and an average of $23 per hour for 2nd and 3rd shifts. The Melt Production department works as a team to ensure timely and quality iron delivery while collaborating with the Mold department. We have opportunities available for Utility, Melter, Ladle Tender, Vessel Tender, and Tractor Driver.

What You'll Do:


Handle support and relief duties to promote efficient production of molten iron
Operate equipment including furnaces, desulfurizing vessels, converters, and cranes
Assist with melting iron and steel scrap, alloys, and other additives to the proper temperature, composition, and chemistry to ensure quality molten product


Charge/operate cupola to produce molten iron for casting operations
Test temperature and composition of molten metal

Ladle Tender

Transport full and empty ladles between melt furnaces

Vessel Tender

Operate and maintain the vessel for proper working condition to ensure accurate flow and mixture of metal

Tractor Driver

Operate overhead tractor to transport molten metal to produce high quality castings
Why You'll Love Working for Us:
Opportunity to earn up to $1,000 retention bonus
Base pay + option for Incentive pay, Shift, Weekend and Job Premiums for eligible positions
Comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Supplemental Life, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Wellness Programs and access to Worksite Wellness Center (including family members)
401(K) Match
Paid vacation and holidays
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and PPE allowances
What We Need from You:
Practice outstanding safety and protect the environment by promoting and supporting responsible operating procedures
Exceed customer quality and service expectations through attention to detail, a positive demeanor, and a team-oriented approach
Comfortable working overtime as needed
Able to wear required PPE

To learn more about Grede, please visit our website at .

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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  • Job Reference: 700949084-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Grede
  • Location: Reedsburg, Wisconsin
  • Salary: $19.00 to $21.00 Per Hour
  • Job Type: Permanent