Commercial Analyst / Management Trainee – Dekalb

Job Description

The Commercial Analyst-Management Trainee position offers an opportunity for leadership and long-term growth. This position is offered as an opportunity for the candidate to experience a 2-3 month training program across the company departments, while learning what makes FRG successful. The long-term goal of this position is to direct and manage efforts that create value for customers through pricing, estimating, quoting, planning and project collaboration.

This role offers an opportunity to learn all business aspects and functionality of Forge Resources Group. The purpose of this role is to support business operations such as: Sales, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Purchasing.

This candidate will be responsible for creating value through the following deliverables:

  • Estimating/ Pricing/ Quoting: Acquire key understanding of market positioning and evaluate/execute growth strategies within industries
  • Planning: Assist in scheduling and prioritizing inputs/utilization of Manufacturing Resource Planning and Enterprise Resources Planning
  • Collaboration: Develop internal relationships and support business activity within the organization and the supply chain endeavors


  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Strong Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or technical field
  • 2-3+ years of experience in comparable field(s) preferred
  • Ambition to learn and collaborate with various departments
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Strong ERP and MRP background
  • Strong Project Management skills

The candidate needs to demonstrate motivation and interest in partnering with various team-members in learning and enhancing business activity.

This position is fully on-site, not remote.

About FRG:
We are a family-owned company that creates custom metal solutions across various industries. Beginning as a small manufacturing company in 1988, we now have around 200 employees across the Midwest creating products for a wide variety of industries. We seek to provide an environment where growth and learning are key in career development. Our success offers us a strong marketplace position, which results in sustained growth.

Candidates must pass a pre-employment Drug Screen, physical, and detailed background check. The Drug Screen includes screening for all drugs that are illegal under federal law, regardless of state or local ordinances.

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person