Harrison Steel Castings Co.
  • Cleaning Room
  • Attica, IN, USA
  • $16.40+
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefits available after 90 days include 401k with profit sharing, medical, dental, vision, life, and short and long term disability insurances. Additionally, our medical plan includes a no-cost health clinic located in Attica.

Harrison Steel is accepting applications for several Cleaning Room Lead positions. The Lead runs all aspects of a production area or line, in the supervisor's absence, and then works a production job for the remainder of the shift. Regular duties include managing daily schedules and people. Knowledge areas include how to define and create schedules, the flow of castings and steps to the process of creating a casting, and all Cleaning Room routings.

A high school diploma or equivalency is required, and at least one year related experience and/or training. The individual will report to a Cleaning Room Line Supervisor. Excellent communication ability is required.


  • Runs the line, in the absence of the Line Supervisor
  • Regular duties as a fork truck driver and understanding of product flow, freeing up supervisors' times for other duties. Some work in Heat Treat and running the Blast, significant work in troubleshooting casting issues and knowledge of part numbers, and teamwork with Process Engineer
  • Fork truck license; crane experience, in previous positions or in on-the-job training
  • Obtains supplies for employees
  • Reports equipment problems to Maintenance
  • Prints and follows the schedule, communicates issues back to management
  • Mentors employees, contacts a supervisor for disciplinary issues
  • Significant cross training is expected
  • Competency in use of computer systems, including our time and attendance system (Kronos) and our work request system (INFOR). Leads who work Day Shift use Reverse Scheduler to supervise flow of upgrade work in the building. 
  • Understand all rules, regulations and policies of Harrison Steel
  • Basic ability with mathematics. Microsoft Office Suite knowledge preferred, not required.


Great attention to detail; keeps emotions under control; balances team and individual responsibilities; able to read and interpret written information; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; is consistently at work and on time; displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; makes timely decisions; prioritizes work activities; uses time efficiently; reacts well under pressure; monitors own work to ensure quality; completes work in a timely manner; works quickly; observes safety and security procedures.


Occasional exposure to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level is usually moderate in the office and loud in the Cleaning Room. Our Production buildings are not climate controlled. Temperatures reach 100 degrees inside the facility on many summer days and drop well below 40 degrees in the winter. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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.


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 construction, mining, energy transmission, and oil and gas. 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.

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