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

Benefits available after 90 days include 401k with profit sharing, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and company-sponsored health clinic.

Harrison Steel welcomes applications for Foundry Methods Engineer, from Engineers who currently work in manufacturing and have five years or more experience.

This individual is responsible for engineering related to the design, development and implementation of processes in the manufacture of sound, quality steel castings.

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 and five years of experience. Individuals with an Associate's Degree in Engineering, or a related field, with significant industrial experience will be considered. Prior metals industry experience is a plus. Excellent communication ability is required, in writing and presentation. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite also required.


  • Produce casting rigging quotations, as needed
  • Calculate net and gross weights, core and mold volumes, and gate and riser systems.
  • Draw a 3D sketch of part. Engineer assigned casting rigging as needed. Create Pro-E models
  • Perform engineering calculations. Run solidification analysis. Maintain sleeve inventory and order material as needed
  • Draw X-ray / inspection sketches. Troubleshoot problem castings and offer design changes and improvements
  • Assist on DOE committees. Communicate with customers on design and rigging issues
  • Gating and Risering of Steel Castings
  • AutoCAD & PRO-E training
  • AFS 3D - computer simulation software

A portion of 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 20 percent of time on the production floor and 80 percent of time in an office setting. Production time is spent in our Foundry, where sand cores are created and steel castings are poured using patterns that are meticulously developed and built in our Pattern Shop.


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 competitive salaries. 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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