7211-Metal Moulders and Coremakers

Job Title: 

Metal Moulders and Coremakers

Job Description: 

Metal moulders and coremakers make moulds and cores for casting metal.


Tasks include:

  • making moulds by hand or using auxiliary machines on a bench for small metal castings, on the foundry floor, or in a pit for large castings
  • making cores for use in metal moulds
  • cleaning and smoothing moulds, core boxes, and repairing surface imperfections
  • moving and positioning work pieces such as mould sections, patterns, and bottom boards, using cranes, or signalling others to move work pieces
  • positioning work patterns inside mould sections and clamping sections together
  • cutting sprouts, running holes and sprue holes into moulds
  • lifting upper mould sections from lower sections and remove moulded patterns
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Supervisor and general foreman (metal and machinery trades)
Supervisor and general foreman (non-electrical/non-electronic machinery manufacturing and repair)

Specific Occupations: 

Metal moulder


International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore