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

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Scot Forge is a 100% employee-owned company that manufactures custom open die and rolled ring forgings.


The IT Engineering Systems Product Manager will be primarily responsible for system selections, implementations, and change management for systems and processes that support the manufacturing quoting/pricing, production configuration (CPQ), and product engineering.

This full time position would support the Sales, Marketing, Quality, Metallurgy, Process Engineering and other functions that support the Configure/Price/Quote (CPQ) processes. This position would have the knowledge and understanding to translate functional business requirements into implementable manufacturing technical solutions.

This position works onsite at our Spring Grove, IL corporate office.


+ Experience with Configure/Price/Quote (CPQ) systems coupled with CAD/CAM in a highly diverse manufacturing or job shop environment

+ Hands-on experience managing activities associated with supply chain, procurement, inventory, pricing, costing or engineering projects

+ Develop custom quote/project management tools

+ Work with Solidworks, CRM tools, process workflow tools, ERP applications

+ Manage cross-functional teams for cost accounting and lean initiatives for engineering, sales, and marketing professionals

+ Serve as a functional trusted business partner to deliver thought leadership and overall global designs that eliminate local optimization of those functions

+ Lead the identification of user requirements and deliver technology capabilities

+ Lead change management as part of the implementation process

+ Stay focused on projects that are aligned to company key performance indicators such as quality, on-time delivery, cost reduction, capacity improvement, and eliminating customer pain points

+ Provide business and process owners the information required for them to make educated decisions regarding system changes, including defining overall scope, work effort, weighing the risk to change, the time to change, and the benefits gained by the change

+ Participate in the scoping, design, testing, training and implementation of the next generation of quote through order generation workflow and technology solutions

+ Learn and apply deep functional understanding and thought leadership in the area of quote and order generation systems technology solutions


+ Strong collaboration skills and the ability to work with various types of people in our culture

+ Strong “customer first” mentality

+ Keeping an open mind to what our front-end system should be in the future

+ Have a skillset, mindset, toolset approach. Skillset- meaning building technical knowledge and experience to advance us to the future. Mindset- a willingness to engage constructively with our business owners. Toolset- designing and developing strong applications for our business owners.

+ Display a continuous improvement mindset by always looking for global, broad-based changes rather than focusing on spot solutions

+ Seek knowledge from trusted advisors both inside and outside the company to improve personal effectiveness

+ Leverage intellectual horsepower and creativity to devise innovative solutions

+ Exhibit internal drive to personally grow into a long-term larger role with management responsibilities


+ Manufacturing experience 3- 5 years – Strongly preferred

+ Knowledge of Solidworks, CRM tools, process workflow tools, ERP applications and Configure/Price/Quote (CPQ) tools.

+ Product configuration systems experience preferred

+ Project or Program Management experience

+ Engineering IT Program Management

+ Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Information Technology, Engineering or Related Field with emphasis in Mathematics, Science or Business


Scot Forge is a 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. 1658


A few of our amazing benefits include…

+ Employee Stock Ownership Plan

+ Incentive bonus

+ Medical / Dental / Vision

+ Short and Long Term Disability

+ Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account

+ 401K Plan

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Career development, In-house training and development, learning organization.

+ Fun social events with other employee owners such as golf, canoeing, picnic, etc.

Additional Requirements:

+ Must be authorized to work anywhere in the U.S. without sponsorship

+ Must be able to pass a hair follicle drug screen

+ Must be able to work on-site at our facility in Spring Grove, IL on a full-time basis

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer: Minorities/ Females/ Disabled/ Veterans encouraged to apply.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform hair follicle pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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Job Posting: JC253349484

Posted On: Jan 08, 2024

Updated On: Jul 13, 2024

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