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Farrar Corporation Night Foundry Grinding & Finishing (Sign on Bonus 2500) - Located in Norwich, KS in Kingman, Kansas

Foundry Grinding and Finishing - Farrar Corporation - Norwich, KS

Starting wage $18/hour


Our Grinding and Finishing (G&F) position is an entry level position within the Farrar Corporation ductile iron foundry located in Norwich, KS.  The G&F position is the final step in our foundry process in producing ductile iron castings for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM's)   throughout the United States.  Your work ethic and attention to detail can be used to work your way through the G&F processes of utilizing a grinding wheel, utilizing small hand grinders, as well as running our CNC controlled grinding machines.  Advancement may also include the ability to run core making machines, mold making machines, or working in our melt department pouring ductile iron.

Opportunities exist for 1st shift, 2nd shift as well as weekend (Friday – Sunday)

Primary Responsibilities

  • Process castings weighing up to 70 lbs; most of our castings weigh 20 lbs and below; however, our clients do have castings weighing up to 70 lbs

  • Operate manual and computer-controlled grinding equipment

  • Read and understand documented work instructions, drawings, and required paperwork

  • Ability to obtain a Farrar provided forklift license and operate a forklift safely

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Manufacturing background/environment preferred, but not required

  • Ability to work and interact in both a team environment and solo workspace

  • Desire to learn and grow within the field of ironwork

    Work Schedules

  • 1st shift schedule 5:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • 2nd shift schedule 7:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

  • Weekend shift schedule 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.(work 36 hours; paid for 40)

  • Overtime as scheduled and required to maintain deliveries


  • Generously subsidized company-sponsored medical, dental and vision insurance

  • 401k with company match and vesting

  • Paid company holidays

  • Front loaded PTO availability

  • Generous annual Steel Toed Boot allowance

  • Generous annual prescription safety eyewear allowance

    Farrar Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind: Farrar Corporation is committed to the principal of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Farrar Corporation are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental statues, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Farrar Corporation will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Farrar Corporation encourages applicants of all ages, 18 and over.

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