Forge Shop Material Handler-Dekalb

Job description
Forge Resources Group, a leader in custom short-run steel forgings, is searching for a Forge Shop Material Handler for our DeKalb, IL production facility.

Additional incentive pay is available.


Load steel billets into the furnace
Monitor the billet heating process and regulate furnace temperature to assure an adequate supply of billets are always heated to the appropriate level
Use tongs to handle billets going into and out of the furnace
Remove heated billets from the furnace, de-scale if necessary, and place at the press
Notify Supervisor of any problems affecting production
Operate trim presses with various tooling such as trimmers, punches, tong holds, etc.
Maintain forging unit area in a neat and orderly manner
Operate forklift equipment as necessary
Set up and run stud welder
Assist in performing all operations, including die change set-ups according to established procedures
Perform other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements:

Requires walking, standing, bending
Requires regular lifting greater than 20 lbs up to 40lbs.
Forge Resources Group is a Drug-Free Workplace.

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.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $21.00 – $27.00 per hour


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

10 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Work Location: In person