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As a full-service steel processing and distribution company, Eaton Steel Bar Company offers careers in operations, transportation, logistics, testing, procurement, sales, accounting and administration. In addition, ADICA Trucking works with qualified owner-operators and ADICA Logistics manages transportation opportunities across all modes.

Why Work for Eaton Steel?

If you work for one of the Eaton Steel family of companies, you will enjoy:

  • A competitive salary
  • World class health care option
  • Onsite fitness center
  • Personal trainers and fitness coaches
  • Educational reimbursement
  • Company funded retirement plan

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REPORTS TO: Shift Supervisor
  • Operating remote controlled overhead cranes
  • Operating powered industrial trucks
  • Operating Side Loaders
  • Set up and operate the bar marking, bar cleaning and bar chamfering machines
  • Keeps staging area filled
  • Follows all written procedures
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Current ability to set up or operate BLM tubing cutting with Siemens CNC 8400D Controller or similar cutting Cell (Hautau Tube Cutting Machine)- preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years warehouse or manufacturing experience- preferred
  • Certifications for hi-lo or overhead cranes- preferred
  • Ability to use micrometers, calipers and other related measurement equipment
  • Computer literacy necessary
  • Previous machine operator experience running shears, band saw, cold saw operation or tube cutting machines a plus
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to sit, stand, push, pull, climb or stoop
  • Ability to keep up with production pace for entire 8 hour shift
  • Experience in high volume work environment a plus
  • Ability to work any shift
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Take and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete tasks

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REPORTS TO: Shift Supervisor 

  • Operating remote controlled overhead cranes
  • Operating powered industrial trucks
  • Set-up tube and bar cutting cells
  • Create shipping documents
  • Locating materials for saws and shipping
  • Splitting bundles
  • Tagging and banding all material, accordingly
  • Pick and stage material shipping, unloading trucks for receiving materials
  • Bundle and remove bars from saw table
  • Keeps staging area filled
  • Follow all written procedures
  • Assists furnace operator with process relevant tasks as assigned
  • Operate and maintain band saws
  • Responsible for tidiness and maintaining a safe work area

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum of three (3) years warehouse or manufacturing experience- Preferred
  • Certifications for powered industrial trucks or overhead cranes- Preffered
  • Ability to use micrometers, calipers, and other related measurement equipment
  • Computer literacy a plus
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to sit, stand, push, pull, climb or stoop
  • Ability to keep up with production pace for entire 8 hours shift
  • Experience in a high volume work environment- preferred
  • Ability to work any shift
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Take and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete tasks

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Quality Engineer has the responsibility to drive improvement initiatives through corrective and preventive actions, continual improvement projects & internal audits throughout the organization. Focus is on resolutions to product and process specific issues. The position will also be responsible for assisting with customer claims and materials engineering activities to create part specifications and routings.


  • Drive improvement initiatives through corrective/preventive actions and continual improvement projects.
  • Participate, train and educate for continual improvement methodologies including but not limited to 6 sigma, 5S, Lean, SPC, OEE and others.
  • Participate in internal audits that to review internal processes for effectiveness.
  • Coordinate and participate in audits and improvement initiatives throughout the supply base.
  • Participate in supplier evaluations and development activities.
  • Complete and submit PPAP documentation.
  • Assist in claims processing to expedite resolutions for customers as well as claims to vendors.
  • Champion the plant efforts and activities to maintain the status and disposition of materials in non-sellable statuses as well as driving systems to improve first time capability performance.
  • Champion records management.
  • Champion Gage Calibrations and MSA studies at the plant.
  • Conduct and organize Process Reviews including the development of Process Flows, Control Plans, Process PFMEA's, Work Instructions and Forms.
  • Provide guidance on the applications of statistical techniques.
  • Perform and direct others in the completion of capability studies.
  • Oversee and manage all documentation maintained in Eaton’s internal documentation dbase including but not limited to ensuring that all controlled documents are managed in this application and not maintained outside our Quality System documentation.
  • Create part specifications, bill of materials, customer notes and routing activities (HDS only).
  • Participate in Advance Quality Planning trials, discussion and customer visits.


Authorities for this job are stated but not limited to:

  • Determine the need for specific Process Reviews
  • Disposition product at customer location
  • Change the status of inventory in-house to ensure material is properly quarantined
  • Settle claim matters with customers up to $5,000
  • Issue corrective actions to customers, suppliers or other employees
  • Shutdown a machine that is producing out of specification product
  • Move material out of quarantine to rework, prime or scrap


  • Degree in Business, Engineering, Quality Management or Metallurgy
  • 5 years work experience as Quality Engineer or relevant management experience with steel bar or metallurgical product knowledge


  • Excellent communication and product knowledge skills
  • Excellent writing skills for reporting and presentations
  • Teamwork and Collaboration - Effectively engage individuals and groups in meaningful discussion; Exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Support everyone's efforts to succeed; Balance team and individual responsibilities; Give and welcome feedback; Contribute to building a positive team spirit; Put success of team above own interests.
  • Project Management - Develop project plans; Coordinate projects; Communicate changes and progress, complete projects on time and budget; Manage project team activities.
  • Analytical - Synthesize complex or diverse information; Collect and research data; Use intuition and experience to complement data; Design work flows and procedures.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritize and plan work activities; Use time efficiently; Plan for additional resources; Set goals and objectives; Organize or schedule other people and their tasks; Develop realistic action plans.
  • Problem Solving - Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; Gather and analyze information skillfully; Develop alternative solutions; Work well in group problem solving situations; Use reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Technical Skills - Assess own strengths and weaknesses; Pursue training and development opportunities; Strive to continuously build knowledge and skills; Share expertise with others.
  • Judgement - Display willingness to make decisions; Exhibit sound and accurate judgement; Support and explain reasoning for decisions; Include appropriate people in decision making process; Make timely decisions.
  • Adaptability - Adapt to changes in the work environment; Manage competing demands; Change approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

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The Mechanical Engineer has the responsibility for developing new or improved designs related to the manufacturing process.  This position will support all of the plant goals for improving safety, quality and cost reduction initiatives by evaluating manufacturing processes, equipment and tooling, collecting data, note observations and make recommendations for improvements.


  • Develop new or improved designs in the manufacturing process.
  • Participate in design & build of new equipment, prove-out new equipment, bid packages, procurement, and supplier management.
  • Utilizing AutoCAD and/or Solidworks for design initiatives.
  • Evaluating manufacturing processes and equipment by observing and collecting data, note observations, and make recommendations with the goal of improving efficiencies and costs.
  • Monitors project progress and develop strategies to meet design targets.
  • Supports plant goals for improving safety, quality, and cost savings initiatives.
  • Support engineering builds start-up support and resolving issues.
  • Analyze tooling selection and application.
  • Provide technical support for installation of new equipment/processes.
  • Provide technical support for training of plant personnel.
  • Coordinate needed support resources to achieve project objectives.
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving of equipment operation, efficiency, and material flow.
  • Work closely with production, maintenance personnel, and suppliers to ensure timely completion of projects.
  • Participate in corrective/preventive actions and continual improvement initiatives.
  • Participate in the development of Process Review documentation, including Process Flow Diagrams, Control Plans, PFMEA, and work instructions.


  • Stop any process or equipment that is deemed as a potential danger to any employee
  • Stop any process or equipment that is deemed as having an equipment malfunction
  • Stop any process or equipment that is producing material that does not meet customer demands
  • Approve purchase orders up to $1,000 without additional approvals


  • Education – BSME Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Proficient in AutoCAD or Solidworks.
  • Experienced in various automation, material handling, robotic/vision systems, etc.
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual or difficult.
  • Highly proficient with basic safety standards.
  • Strong background in manufacturing and quality system activities.
  • Must have a working knowledge of quality systems such as ISO 9001
  • Must also be skilled with use of computers and working with various computer
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others.


  • Physical Demands: Must be able to regularly lift up to 50 lbs., bend, lift, climb, stoop, stretch, stand.  Job requires lots of walking and stair climbing.
  • Work Environment: Regularly exposed to heat, cold, dust, noise, humidity, fumes, etc.
  • May be required to work overtime or any shift, including weekends, to meet company commitments/goals

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Eaton Steel Bar Company, Inc. (d/b/a Eaton Steel) has an available position of Product Engineering Manager in Oak Park, MI. This position is to lead and be accountable for all product engineering activities at Eaton Steel Bar Company


  • Activities for which the Product Engineering Manager will be accountable include:
    • Reviewing of customer requirements
    • Determination of capability
    • Implementation of design
    • Bill of material & routing
    • Applicable product testing
    • Incoming material conformance
    • Final certification
  • Directly supervise Certification Coordinator, Associate Quality Engineer/Customer Service Representative, & Training & Development Coordinator
  • Perform job reviews & provide training as necessary to directly supervised employees
  • Direct Quality Engineers to design & optimize process routings based on process capability, outside processor availability, non-destructive testing, & industry knowledge
  • Represent Product Engineering in any high-level corporate or company meetings & initiatives


  • Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering
  • 3 years experience as a Quality Engineer and/or Metallurgist
  • 3 years experience working in a steel processing manufacturing facility
  • 3 years experience resolving and establishing process requirements for cold drawn and heat-treated SBQ (Special Bar Quality) steel bars
  • Exp. reqs. may be met concurrently during the same time period.
  • All offers of employment with Eaton Steel Bar Company are contingent upon an applicant completing and passing background checks and drug screening test.

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The metallurgical lab technician will be responsible for the machining, sample preparation and testing of samples related to common metallurgical testing. Falling under this responsibility will be the use of CNC equipment (Mazak, HAAS), tracking and maintaining tooling and keeping machining equipment in lean, working order. The position will also include performing routine metallurgical testing, as required, to be cross functional with other lab teammates. The day to day will include operating three or more machines and working closely with other teammates to get the correct test specimens prepared and tested.


This position is NOT a remote worker position. This position’s primary office is in Oak Park, MI with periodic travel to additional facilities in the immediate area as required.


    • Work safely in a large scale, bulk material manufacturing environment
    • Contribute to the input of work orders and receive in samples for the lab
    • Machine samples using saws, CNC lathes, mills, grinders and any other equipment necessary to achieve finish tolerances and surface finishes needed for lab testing
    • Maintaining tooling for multiple lathes and mills
    • Keeping equipment maintained and orderly 
    • Operate cranes and forklift equipment on a regular basis
    • Perform mechanical testing as needed, including but not limited to tensile testing, hardness testing, charpy impact testing and bend testing
    • Other duties as assigned
    • We are a small group, so this position will touch a large portion of the business related to Titan Metallurgy. Good oral communication skills are paramount. Responsibility will also cover any general extensions related to the betterment of the metallurgical lab.


      • High School Diploma
      • 2 years of experience in a metals related industry


    • Exposure or experience with metallurgical testing
    • Exposure or experience with CNC lathes, mills and equipment
    • Associates Degree or Vocational Certificate – Metallurgy or Related

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