Metallurgical Engineer

at Scot Forge Company in Spring Grove, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Scot Forge is a 130-year-old, 100% employee-owned company that manufactures custom open die and rolled ring forgings. At Scot Forge, we help our customers succeed in their most critical initiatives with forged solutions for everything from the world’s physical infrastructure, energy and transportation to manufacturing, mining, and our national defense. From the wheels of NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover, to mission critical components for nuclear submarines, to large hydraulic cylinders for the largest mining trucks on the planet, Scot Forge creates the precision forged metal parts used in demanding applications all over the world.

Position Summary: This high level Metallurgical Engineering position is responsible for challenging technical issues related to forging, heat treating, quality assurance, product development and process improvement efforts. Development of forging value propositions with our customers to address their challenges and needs is a fundamental responsibility of this position. Job Duties and Responsibilities

+ Interpret industry and customer specifications and communicate requirements.

+ Collaborating with customer and sales team members on difficult technical jobs.

+ Develop, write, and ensure effective execution of manufacturing procedures including forging and heat treatment procedures.

+ Teaching office and shop employees metallurgical concepts and practices.

+ Develop and maintain raw material specifications.

+ Troubleshooting and problem solving utilizing a scientific approach.

+ Disposition of material (NDE) and mechanical test failure rejections.

+ Research and development projects for process improvement and product development.

+ Work closely with cross functional team (Sales, Forge, Heat Treat, Vendors, etc.) to develop new customers, product types and/or market segments.

+ Support raw material supplier development including auditing and quality issues.

+ Represent Scot Forge in industry organizations as requested (e.g., ASTM, AMS, AGMA, API, ABS, FIA).

+ Intermediate understanding of physical metallurgy principles as they relate to metal working and heat treatment applications.

+ Demonstrated ability to quickly learn relevant metallurgy topics.


+ Bachelor of Science Degree in Metallurgical Engineering or Material Science (emphasis on Metallurgy).

+ Minimum: Co-op to 5 years experience as a Metallurgical Engineer.

+ Experience with or willingness to learn SolidWorks and FORGE FEA software.

+ Preferred: Experience in aluminum and or direct chill casting of hard alloy aluminum would be a bonus.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer: M//F/Disabled/Vets encouraged to apply. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
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Job Posting: JC241297757

Posted On: Jun 02, 2023

Updated On: Sep 25, 2023

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