Foundry Engineering Technician

Grede Foundries (Reedsburg, WI)

Reedsburg, WI

**Pay negotiable depending on experience**

We’re looking for extraordinary people to join our growing team in Reedsburg WI. Grede’s most important asset is our Employees. Grede is committed to conducting its business in an environmentally responsible manner and providing a safe and healthy working environment for all Employees, customers and visitors. As a member of the Grede team, you are expected to accept certain responsibilities, adhere to acceptable business principles in matters of personal conduct, and exhibit a high degree of personal integrity always.


Provide technical assistance to Product Engineering, Foundry Engineering, and Production departments.

Assist with tooling layouts and CMM operation.

Perform tasks using computer aided design, time line scheduling, spread sheet, and word processing.

Primary focus will be on continual improvement activities by assisting in planning, directing, and coordinating, in areas of R&D related to product design and project deployment.


Assist Foundry Engineers with projects including: coordinating tooling repair and design activities, tracking pattern billing, scheduling and tracking results from sampling runs, and maintaining tooling inventory systems.

Update tracking systems and databases as required.

Perform CAD assignments as needed.

Verify and certify casting dimensions with a variety of measuring instruments.

Assist Foundry Engineering with Product Impact Engineering (P.I.E.) projects.

Maintain communications, through the Foundry Engineering Manager, with customer and Corporate Sales Department concerning pattern and tooling work.


High school diploma plus associate degree, or equivalent.

Over three years experience preferred.

Duties are somewhat diversified involving a variety of procedures.

Some judgment to comply with instructions, follow methods, make minor decisions with variations and semi-complex procedures.

Responsible for internal and external contacts involving corrections or adjustments requires tact, judgment and proper conduct.

Requires great attention to detail and accuracy to avoid errors that would cause delay or dissatisfaction.

Must be willing and able to wear all required PPE.


$1000 sign on bonus

Base pay + Incentive pay*, Shift, Weekend, and Job Premiums* (for eligible positions*)

Comprehensive Benefit Package including Medical, Dental, Vision coverages

Insurance: Life, Supplemental Life, Short and Long-Term Disability

Wellness Programs and access to Worksite Wellness Center, including family members

401(K) Match

Paid Vacation and Holidays

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

PPE allowances

To learn more about Grede, please visit our website at

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

You should be proficient in:

  • Production Setups
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Electrical Troubleshooting
  • CAD
  • Automation Systems
  • Product Design
  • Lean Manufacturing