A subsidiary of IDEAL INDUSTRIES INC., Western Forge produces the highest-quality metal work in the USA and is an American standard in premier hand tool craftsmanship. IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for nearly a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc. and its family of companies, for generations to come.
The Senior Forge Engineer is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining methods, processes and costs for forging and heat treat. In this role, the Senior Engineer will work with the forging team, heat treat personnel, quality department and other production resources to establish technology changes, work procedures, process improvements and cost savings that meet industry specifications and/or customer requirements.
The successful candidate will be a self-starter with good discipline who is data driven, organized and detail oriented as well as someone with the ability to pursue tasks independent of managerial oversight. Primary responsibilities include leadership of continuous improvement projects, supporting daily production needs, and implementation of quality initiatives.
The following includes a list of primary responsibilities. Other duties will be assigned by the manager to meet various business requirements.
Lead and assist with new product introduction and product scale up
Additional Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following below.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed within this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, chemicals, and metal powders. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
IDEAL INDUSTRIES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.