Careers at CAS

Current job openings at Cast Aluminum Solutions.

Joining the CAS Team could be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. But first, you should know a little about who we are and what to expect from a career at Cast Aluminum Solutions.

CAS designs and manufactures precision-engineered thermal components for the global aerospace, microelectronics, medical, and industrial gas & fluid markets. Our products are critical to the smartphones people use every day, the medicines we rely on, and the spacecraft that are shaping the future. We are an inclusive company, with a culture of collaboration and innovation, continually working toward the success of our customers, partners, and employees.

  • Safety is our number one consideration.
  • Every employee is treated fairly and with respect in an enjoyable work environment.
  • CAS offers multiple training and development opportunities.
  • Employees are rewarded for their skills, experience and contributions to the company.
  • Plant employees work with new and well-maintained equipment.
  • Attention to detail, professionalism, and a passion for quality are the hallmarks of the CAS Team.
This is a list of open jobs in manufacturing and engineering at Cast Aluminum Solutions in Batavia IL.

Current Job Openings at CAS

Vice President of Finance

Position Overview:
We are currently seeking an experienced Vice President of Finance (VP Finance) to join our multi-shift, two facility manufacturing operation located in Batavia, IL.

The ideal candidate must be well-versed in all aspects of financial management in a manufacturing environment, ranging from financial and cost accounting to capital investment and banking operations. The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader since the Human Resource Department, Customer Service, and Purchasing report into this position.

The position reports to the COO/GM of the Company and interacts frequently with LV2 Equity Partners (equity sponsors for ownership) This position is an officer of the Company and a member of the leadership team. Direct reports include HR Manager, Purchasing Manager, Customer Service Specialists, Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant

Responsibilities

The VP Finance will oversee all aspects of the Financial and Accounting operations of the Company and be the primary business contact with our outside CPA firm for audits, tax information and other financial/tax issues. LV2 Equity Partners will be the primary engagement contact for the CPA firm and will handle approval of the tax return at the LV2 Aluminum Castings level.

  • Timely and accurate preparation of monthly financial statements.
  • Maintain general ledger accuracy including expense accruals and reserves.
  • Direct and review bookkeeper work including timely review of journal entries and bank reconcilements.
  • Analyze financial trends including:
    • Product/material costs
    • Labor costs
    • Manufacturing costs
    • Financial covenants
  • Manage cash flow, collections and borrowing levels to ensure sufficient cash flow to support the organizations operations.
  • Manage trade receivables, customer trade credit, inventory, and accounts payables.
  • Maintain, develop and report financial and operational metrics for Executive Management including sales, orders, and delivery metrics.
  • Prepare reliable operating reports, earnings forecasts and weekly 13-week cash flow forecasts.
  • Perform analyses, as needed, including ROI, risk analysis and variances from budget/forecast.
  • Oversee the company’s financial system.
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate state and federal law and company policy as they pertain to area of responsibility.
  • Manage HR, Customer Service, and Purchasing Departments. 
  • Monitor all contracts for key performance issues and timing requirements, to include but not limited to, leases, customer programs/agreements, federal and sates filings, etc.
  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants.

 

Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge of corporate finance law and risk management practices
  • Strong knowledge and experience with cost accounting
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with members of the executive team
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office, financial management and ERP software
  • Knowledge of shipping, insurance, employee benefits and commodities markets

 

Education and Experience:

  • Proven experience as Controller, finance officer or relevant role
  • Required; minimum of 10 years in position of Controller or similar positions in a manufacturing environment.
  • BS/BA in Accounting
  • CPA or public accounting experience a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to maintain an upbeat and positive attitude
  • Strong ability to work in a self-directed, fast-paced, and professional environment.

 

About Cast Aluminum Solutions

Cast Aluminum Solutions (CAS) is privately held company who develops and manufactures highly engineered custom industrial components, the majority of which have heating or cooling capabilities, for the global aerospace, microelectronics, medical, foodservice, semiconductor, and industrial fluid markets. CAS products are critical to the phones we use every day, the breakthrough medicines that keep us healthy, and the spacecraft shaping the pathways to tomorrow.  We are an inclusive company, with a culture of collaboration and innovation, continually working toward the success of our customers, partners, and employees.

Cast Aluminum Solutions offers a competitive salary, full benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, life, EAP and 401k with employer match.

Cast Aluminum Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please send your resume to HR@castaluminumsolutions.com  

Foundry Technician - Caster

Position Overview:
This position is in the foundry portion of the CAS manufacturing facility, where technicians use specialized machines to create the initial shapes for our products. Technicians will operate and manipulate electric melting furnaces, casting machines, mold components, crucibles, and motion control devices. Attention to detail is very important and the position requires proper use of quality control tools such as micrometers, ohms meters, and machine control panels.

Primary Activities:

  • Follow proper casting & foundry-related processes to produce quality parts
  • Work with molds, low-pressure casting machines, and tilt-pour machines
  • Interface with computer controlled and manually-controlled industrial machines
  • Ensure all components that go into a mold (heaters, tubes, etc.) are prepared and at the proper work station
  • Use an ohms meter to measure and test the resistance of the electric heaters that go into our products
  • Work with our in-house computer program to note part counts and document job completion
  • Have the flexibility to work in other departments if needed
  • Read and follow all relevant process data sheets
  • Ensure that all communication channels are used to share information quickly and accurately
  • Complete inspection of parts after they are cast
  • Be quality conscious and be safety conscious

 

Desired Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written, along with active listening) with co-workers at all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge of measuring tools (i.e. scales, calipers)
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to read and understand prints, drawings, charts, graphs, shop paperwork
  • Ability to understand quality specs
  • Solid understanding of basic math: fractions, decimals, conversion of measurements
  • Team membership skills
  • Ability to plan and prioritize, attention to detail
  • Self-starter
  • Computer literate

Please send your resume to HR@castaluminumsolutions.com  

Machinist I – Production CNC Set-up and Operator

Position Overview:
This position will provide production support by conducting machining operations on a variety of precision-engineered metal components. The machinist will set up and operate a variety of CNC machines, including vertical, horizontal, and multi-axis machines. Accurate reading of schematics and knowing how to interpolate the specifications into machine language is important. Attention to detail and efficient work habits are critical.

Primary Activities:

  • Set up and operate CNC machines, including horizontal and vertical mills and lathes
  • Be familiar with a wide range of production operations
  • Select appropriate feeds & speeds, set-up job according to prints & set-up procedures, and pull/adjust fixtures
  • Read and interpret complex schematics and drawings; make recommendations for correcting prints
  • Read and fill-out machining documents (process data sheets) as needed
  • Determine whether tooling/fixturing is available, and if not suggest substitutes
  • Document completion of jobs using in-house computer program
  • Properly input any changes made to the inventory control system
  • Inspect parts before & after machining, ensuring parts meet highly-accurate technical specifications
  • Works closely with multiple departments
  • Use various communication channels to share information quickly and accurately
  • Have the flexibility to work in other departments if needed
  • Be safety and quality conscious

 

Desired Competencies:

  • High school education and 3-5 years machining experience, which required the setup and operation of CNC machining centers
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written, along with active listening) with co-workers at all levels of the organization
  • Experience with manual machining techniques
  • Ability to set up, troubleshoot, and maintain CNC equipment, basic knowledge of G code and M code
  • Knowledge of measuring tools including micrometers and calipers, using established tolerances
  • Basic ERP knowledge
  • Ability to understand quality specs
  • Ability to plan and prioritize, attention to detail
  • Self-starter
  • Computer literate

Please send your resume to HR@castaluminumsolutions.com