Fettling Operator

Job Description:

  • Select, inspect, prepare, change and if necessary, forward for repair the tooling, according to specifications
  • Select product specific production programs; adjust the machine settings; ex. gauges, track systems, etc.
  • Fill up shot blasting grains and forward grain samples for analysis
  • Prepare work pieces (pre-deburring), insert into device, align and clamp; if applicable, correct setting data within the tolerance limit
  • Monitor the machine parameters, make corrections in care of deviations and/or inform the supervisor
  • Perform visual inspections and remove remaining burrs and metal penetrations
  • Separate and deposit rejects, welder, and leaking parts
  • Perform tooling and work piece inspections; ex. cutting tips, rubber seal, remaining burr height, etc.
  • Perform and document coat thickness measuring.
  • Carry out maintenance and repairs according to specs and/or plan
  • Eliminate smaller disturbances and repair on one’s own and work with maintenance to repair any other problems


  • At least six months to one year of factory/foundry experience
  • High degree of readiness for taking responsibility, reliability and self-organization.
  • Strong ability to communicate and to work in a team environment.
  • Good IT and MS Office Knowledge.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.

Your salary and Fritz Winter benefits

We offer a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package

Apply in person with resume or at http://focuscareer.ky.gov

Kentucky Career Center 803 Chestnut Street Bowling Green, KY 4210, phone (270) 746-7425 or NOW (button on the right side)

Fritz Winter Iron Foundry
The Fritz Winter iron foundry is the largest independent iron foundry of Europe with more than 3,700 employees in Germany and an annual turnover of more than US$700m.
Since 1951 Fritz Winter has great competence and experience of designing and casting of parts for brakes, chassis, motors and hydraulics. As an innovative manufacturer, for example in lightweight construction, the company ranks among the world’s best. Fritz Winter is the principal supplier to all reputable companies in the car, utility vehicle and hydraulics industries. As reaction to the international presence of its customers Fritz Winter not only wants to supply its customers from Germany. It wants to become a global partner, locally based. Now Fritz Winter is beginning to establish a new facility in the United States and we want you to be part of this activity.

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