Foundry Pourer

Wabtec Corporation

Salem, VA


Position summary

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at:

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Main responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned, per business needs):

  • Ability to read and understand production schedule and set up pouring ends accordingly.

  • Ability to learn how to pour iron correctly and safely.

  • Ability to handle manual ladles/ratchets, slag skimmers and temperature lances.

  • Ability to push heavy carts onto a skip hoist.

  • Ability to manually knock out castings from sand mold.

  • Keeps work area clean. 

  • Follows all company and departmental safety procedures.

Education /Training

  • High school diploma or GED is desired.


  • Demonstrated application of team and communication skills, ability to learn company and departmental safety procedures, and have the ability to thoroughly understand applicable ISO procedures and work instructions.
  • Background in labor-intensive work.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to understand the company’s departmental scheduling system. 
  • Ability to learn to operate all equipment necessary for the effective flow of materials through the department. 

Certificates / Licenses / Registrations / Competencies



English language functional communication required.


  • Hours are 4:00am – 2:30pm, Monday – Thursday, with the possibility of overtime (usually on Fridays.)

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.