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  • 08/03/2024

Arc Shop Lab Supervisor/ Metallographer (Peoria, IL, US)

Arc Shop Lab Supervisor/ Metallographer – We offer an exceptional bonus structure, competitive pay, and professional development opportunities!
We are a growing steel manufacturer producing billets, rebar, rod, industrial wire, and agricultural fence products, Red Brand, based in Bartonville, Illinois that offers its employees an exceptional bonus structure, flexible hours, and professional development opportunities.
The Company: Liberty Steel & Wire is on track for a record year and all products are 100% made in the USA. We are known for providing industry expertise, competitive pricing and responsive customer service. But most of all, our reliable inventory of steel, and strategically located facilities, promise to deliver in the most cost efficient and timely manner.
As part of a global organization, GFG Alliance, Liberty Steel & Wire is committed to the purpose of creating a sustainable future for industry and society. Focusing on change, family, and sustainability, Liberty Steel has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2030.

The Position:
The Arc Shop Lab Supervisor/ Metallographer will be responsible for working with Operations, Maintenance, Scheduling, and other Technical Services personnel in the Melt Shop to improve processes and reduce costs.

We offer a 401k with company match, company paid life insurance and long-term disability, generous vacation, sick, and personal time, nine paid holidays, three medical & prescription drug plans to choose from offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dental and Vision plans, accident insurance, critical illness, and whole life, as well flexible spending accounts.
We also offer an exceptional bonus structure, annual merit reviews, and upward career advancement opportunities supported by professional development.

PAY RANGE: $56,825-$71,031

Work with Melt Shop to identify and prioritize improvement opportunities in throughput, yield, safety, and other key areas.
Lead or participate in teams addressing these issues.
Function as the primary resource in application of improvement methods.
Champion the concept of Continuous Improvement in assigned area through application or appropriate Quality tools.
Supervise Melt Shop Observers.
Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy from a four-year college or university.
Two to five years of experience.
Excellent computer skills – including experience and competence in Microsoft Applications.
Mechanical aptitude and/or sound understanding of metallurgical and metal refinement processes required.
Must be capable of handling multiple tasks and priorities.

The Location: Liberty Steel & Wire is based in Peoria, IL. This is a great place to live because it is affordable with cost of living in Peoria being 2% lower on average than other places in America and the areas have plenty of opportunities to visit wonderful attractions that are fun for the whole family, such as zoos, museums, and nature centers.
Why Should You Apply?

Great benefits, competitive pay, and an exceptional bonus structure!
On-the-job training, continuous professional development, and career paths to include upward movement.
Flexible working hours and generous vacation, sick, and personal time off schedules.
Experienced team willing to support, learn, and grow with you.

Liberty Steel and Wire is an Equal Opportunity Employer.