Forge Utility Worker - Manufacturing - Production

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

Job Description


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

Are you a hands on person and enjoy working with hand tools? Would you like a career instead of a job? Are you results driven in the pursuit of excellence in your work? Do you have experience working with furnaces or metal fabrication?

We offer you……





Scot Forge is an employee-owned company that manufactures custom open die and rolled ring forgings used in demanding applications all over the world.


+ 2nd Shift – 7 pm – 6 am

+ We offer a 10% shift premium

We have locations in Spring Grove, IL, Clinton, WI and Franklin Park, IL

We conduct a hair follicle pre-employment drug screen.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities-

+ Grind material defects with hand grinder or overhead grinder.

+ Coordinate pre-forge load with Blacksmith or appropriate forge personnel.

+ Load, unload, and operate furnace to maintain production schedule for forge cycles and post-forge thermal cycles in accordance with forge manual.

+ Remove scrap from the press pits, unload scrap in the appropriate dumpster according to metal type. Record weights on appropriate paper work.

+ Locate material according to shop order information, verify material identity, visually examine material for defects, and transport material, scrap, and forgings throughout production area.

+ Fuel press support equipment, long reaches and fork trucks. Work as a heavy equipment operator.

+ Perform general housekeeping work – clean furnaces and floors. Grind out imperfections.

+ Repair forge tools with welder or grinder.

+ Actively participate to promote a safe and healthy work environment. Follow policies, programs and procedures for the reduction and elimination of industrial accidents.

Employee 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

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 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.

Qualifications -

Required Skills

+ High school diploma / GED and completion

+ Basic manufacturing or shop math (measuring and converting metrics, decimals…)

Preferred Skills

+ Ability to read a tape measure and interpret blueprints.

+ Must be capable of performing a wide variety of tasks and react quickly.

+ Experience with a micrometer or caliper is a plus.

+ Previous experience with heavy equipment operation.

+ Previous experience with crane rigging and operation

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.

Helpful experience includes metal fabrication, heavy equipment operator, machine operator, roofing, seal coating, forging, casting, measurements, band saws, boring, gauges, grinding, trim, manufacturing, working with overhead cranes, material handling, farm equipment, skid steer, etc.

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Job Posting: JC258415414

Posted On: Apr 17, 2024

Updated On: May 28, 2024

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