Forge Shop Helper – 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: $22.00 – $28.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 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