Process Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Metallurgical Lab Technician - Harrison Steel Castings Co.

Harrison Steel Castings Co. has an opening on first shift for a Lab Technician. This position runs metallurgical tests to assure metal is produced to the required specifications and quality standards are achieved.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Prepares test samples, runs spectrometer analysis, and Leco Carbon analysis on steel and nodular iron test.
    • Reports the results to the Melting Department so additions can be made and heats can be prepared.
    • Calibrates, operates, and performs minor preventive maintenance on the spectrometer and the carbon determinator.
    • Performs chemical analysis using the spectrometer and/or the carbon analyzer.
    • Collects final chemical test samples from Foundry for each heat, then grinds, brushes, stamps heat number, cuts, and fine grinds the sample.
    • Prepares keel black legs and other test coupons for testing or further heat treatment as directed by supervision.
    • Prepares micro specimens and polishes them.
  • Prepares samples for macro etching and etch

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Competitive salary; 401k and profit sharing; medical, dental and vision insurance available for purchase; and the WeCare Clinic, available to employees and family members for a variety of medical visits with no out-of-pocket costs.

About Harrison Steel:

Harrison Steel is a family owned company that engineers and manufactures castings of 350 to 12,500 pounds, net casting weight, for businesses in industries such as agriculture, mining, and oil and gas. The benefits of working at Harrison Steel include 401k and profit sharing, full health, vision and dental plans available, vacation, career opportunities to move into other departments and supervisory roles, and the WeCare Clinic, available to employees and family members for a variety of medical visits with no out-of-pocket costs. HS is located in Attica, Indiana, where it was founded in 1906 by J.W. Harrison, as the National Car Coupler Company. Attica is a rural city surrounded by traditional Midwest farmland that about 3,200 residents call home. The foundry is a 40-minute drive from Lafayette, Indiana or Danville, Illinois, and 1.5 hours from Indianapolis.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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