Forge Shop Material Handler – Dekalb

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.

Ask us about how to earn an additional $2.00 for every hour worked with an Attendance Reward.

Additional incentive pay is available.


  • Load steel billets into the furnace
  • Monitor 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 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., occasionally greater than 50 lbs.

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

Pay: $20.00 – $25.00 per hour