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Liberty Steel & Wire
  • 04-Oct-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Operations
  • Peoria, IL, USA
  • $18.00/hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Competitive Wage Schedules - Medical, Dental, & Vision - 401k - Company Paid Life Insurance & More!


Metallurgical Technician

We are looking for a Metallurgical Technician to ensure that the rod rolled meets the customer order by performing tensile tests, measuring diameters, observing and inspecting surface quality, communicating this information to Operations and recording it in the appropriate manner.

  • Do you have 1-3 months of experience in this field?
  • Are you proficient using personal computers and Microsoft software?
  • Do you enjoy testing and inspecting quality assurance?

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions and you are a self starter with a positive attitude, your cultivated talent and experience may be just what our team is looking for!

We offer a team environment where you are provided the opportunity to create your own future. Established in 1889, we are proud to be one of the only steel and wire companies that is 100% American made.

As part of the team you will:

  • Maintain calibrations of the testing equipment in the laboratory.
  • Perform required testing, primarily tensile testing, surface inspection, size measurements, and upset testing.
  • Maintain detailed knowledge of surface defects, surface requirements as well as package and trimming standards.
  • Provide technical assistance to Rod Mill Inspectors, Trimmers and Supervisors in application of product quality standards.
  • Participate in training new Inspectors, Trimmers and Supervisors.
  • Make disposition decisions regarding fitness-for-use by applying inspection and test results against customer standards.
  • Reject product or hold suspect material as appropriate.
  • Cooperate with mill personnel in identification and elimination of defects.
  • Maintain detailed inspection and communication logs in computer databases and on paper.

Required Qualifications Include:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to three months related experience and/or training.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Must be capable of using personal computers and Microsoft software.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a diverse workforce in which all social groups are represented. Women and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you require accommodations while applying, please contact a member of our HR team for assistance.

With the help of our skillful teams throughout the country, we produce the best quality steel in the industry. Join us, and become part of the legacy.


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