Harrison Steel Castings Co.
  • Foundry
  • Attica, IN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Harrison Steel welcomes applications from Process Engineers who currently work in manufacturing, and have five years or more experience. The optimum candidate will feel equally comfortable in harsh climate conditions and in board room meetings with upper management.

We prefer a completed Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field from a four-year college or university. Individuals with an Associate's Degree in Engineering, or a related field, with significant industrial experience will be considered. Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is required. Prior metals industry experience is a plus.

Our Process Engineers configure new manufacturing processes within the production facility and evaluate current work processes.

Work Environment

Significant time is spent collecting data inside our industrial steel foundry, where standardization is sometimes limited. Our 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 successful candidate will spend 40 percent of time on the production floor, 40 percent in individual projects and 20 percent in group projects working with other departments and employees. 

Production time is spent in our upgrade facilities, where finish work on steel castings includes welding, carbon arc operation and heat treat.

Regular work tasks include Standard Hour Analysis, Product and Employee Metrics Tracking, New Equipment and Capital Acquisitions ROI, Plant and Process Layout Mapping, Capacity Planning and Bottleneck Analysis, Part Specific Instructions and Work Instruction Management, and Casting Defect Tracking and Analysis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gather data to evaluate work processes, to determine the flow of work, time requirements, costs and duration. Identify problems and seek alternatives. Perform cost reduction activities, reduce downtime, maintain and improve tooling/equipment.
  • Improve process capability and production volume, while maintaining and improving quality standards. Provide engineering support to the Production department.
  • Train others in continuous process improvements, using techniques such as process mapping and cost time management. Facilitate and lead cross-functional groups while ensuring ideas, suggestions and opinions are communicated respectfully, honestly and clearly.
  • Understand customer requirements, stop a process when an inconsistency is suspected and report inconsistencies.


Competitive salary; 401k and profit sharing; medical, dental and vision insurance available for purchase; reduced golf rates and memberships at Harrison Hills Country Club.


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. 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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