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Foundry Operative

Thomas Dudley Works

Posted on October 28, 2021

Thomas Dudley Ltd has an outstanding reputation for product innovation and excellent customer service delivery. At an exciting time in the Company’s history we are looking to recruit Operatives to work in our Foundry division. You will work closely with the Foundry team to deliver the daily production plans and provide support to achieve the smooth operation of the foundry processes.

As a British, family owned and managed business, we value our dedicated and loyal workforce and invest heavily in the very latest technologies. In addition, we are a quality assured organisation that is committed to continuous improvement and to operating in the most environmentally friendly manner.

This is a superb opportunity for a highly motivated, career driven individual from an engineering or manufacturing background. Reporting to the Foundry Team Leader the successful role holder will be responsible for ensuring that products are manufactured and processed to the agreed standards and taking an active role in process improvements and recommendations for development.

You will have a positive ‘can do’ attitude with a willingness to learn and develop. The role will be based at our Duport Tipton site. In addition occasional travel may be required to support suppliers and customers.

Your bit…

  • Follow specific operating procedures and processes to support the casting manufacture.
  • Monitor the process (including machinery, moulds and castings) to inform of any issues.
  • Take an active role in process improvements with recommendations for development.
  • Help to maintain the housekeeping standards implemented in each area that work is carried out in.
  • Support across various areas of the department to support in the case of absence.
  • To continue working hours until metal and production procedures are complete.
  • Take an active role in scrap review to identify and prevent future issues.
  • Act responsibly to ensure all working practices are safe and comply with company Health and Safety standards

What you need to do it...

  • Previous foundry experience is desirable
  • Competent with and around molten metal.
  • Flexibility with hours
  • Self-Motivated and a team player
  • Fork Lift Truck license is desirable

Our bit…

  • Great working conditions in a company that has a reputation for being an excellent people friendly employer who ensures a good work life balance as part of its values
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Competitive salary reflecting experience
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 33 days annual leave including statutory holidays
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Free Flu jabs
  • Charity and social events

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to Leah at

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Thomas Dudley Limited
Registered in England No. 02399487
Registered Office: 295 Birmingham New Road,
Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4SJ


Thomas Dudley Limited
Registered in England No. 02399487
Registered Office: 295 Birmingham New Road,
Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4SJ
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