Heat Treat Operator / Manufacturing / Production / Factory

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

Job Description



Do you like working in manufacturing ?

Do you want to become an expert with a forklift?

Do you want to advance your skills with shop math and gauges?

Do you work well on a team with a high level of interdependence with your team members?

Do you want a career instead of a job?


+ 2nd Shift, 5 pm – 5 am

+ Work 4 days on and then switch to 4 days off

+ We offer a 10% shift premium

Employee-Owned Company – Build Your Career – Premier Company – Great People

Scot Forge is an employee-owned company that manufactures custom open die and rolled ring forgings used in demanding applications all over the world. We have locations in Spring Grove, IL, Clinton, WI and Franklin Park, IL.

Qualifications -

+ High School Diploma or GED Required or equivalent

+ Forklift experience (preferred)

+ Manufacturing experience (preferred)

+ Basic shop math – calculation of quench times based on part sizes, calculate cycle times, etc.

+ Ability to work in temperatures up to 100 degrees in Summer and below 30 degree in Winter

+ Ability to perform frequent lifting of 50 lbs. Additional lifting up to 65 lbs.

We offer you……





Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities-

+ Program and monitor furnace cycles via temperature controllers, adjustments and record readings.

+ Properly calibrate all equipment.

+ Prepare heat treat furnace, ensure orientation of load and remove shims.

+ Load and unload material into quench tank according to both established and unestablished guidelines and practices.

+ Load and unload materials into furnaces according to established load sheet instructions keeping in mind product support and furnace uniformity.

+ Evaluate and straighten tempered parts as required in accordance with established practices.

+ Perform Brinell testing operations and record results in accordance with established specifications.

+ Read and understand shop order routing and be able to identify the next operation and prepare and move the forgings to the appropriate department location for the next operation.

+ Read and understand basic blueprints (weights, product sizes locations, hardness, test location)

+ Work in cooperation with all fellow employee owners to sustain a strong team atmosphere.

+ Required to pass written and practical Heat Treat Examination within 12 months

+ Required to become a certified hardness tester (use, calibrate and test proper equipment)

Benefits -

A few of our amazing benefits include…

+ Employee Stock Ownership Plan

+ Profit Sharing Bonus

+ Medical

+ Dental

+ Vision

+ Company provided Life Insurance

+ Prescription Drug Plan

+ 401K and Roth Plan

+ Paid vacation and holidays

+ Short- and Long-term disability

+ Tuition Reimbursement

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 hair follicle pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Scot Forge is a 100% employee-owned company that has been manufacturing custom open die and rolled ring forgings for the past 130 years. At Scot Forge, we help our customers with forged solutions 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.

Helpful experience includes metal fabrication, forging, casting, maintenance, machine operator, material handling, measurements, working with overhead cranes, foundry, forge, manufacturing, band saw, hand tools, production, heat treat /furnace, heavy equipment operator, construction, carpentry, CNC Machinist, factory, working with gauges, grinding, sanding, trimming, forklift, farm work, etc.

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Job Posting: JC244936207

Posted On: Aug 03, 2023

Updated On: Nov 28, 2023

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