AWS/CES is hiring in Frankfort, Indiana, for a Heat Treat Engineer, where you will play a pivotal role in overseeing all aspects of the heat treatment equipment used in our HUB bearing manufacturing process. This hands-on role is designed for someone who is passionate about maintaining and improving manufacturing processes, as well as spearheading new product development.


  • Salary Range: $65,000 – $75,000 annually, based on experience.
  • Schedule: Day shift position.


Primary Job Functions:

  • Oversee the quality and stability of the heat treatment process.
  • Develop and maintain specific heat treat programs/recipes.
  • Collaborate with the production department to identify inefficiencies and boost productivity.
  • Lead new product development initiatives, including PPAP/APQP processes.
  • Design and modify tooling and fixturing for production efficiency.
  • Manage inventory for essential heat treat materials like coils, jigs, and fixtures.
  • Conduct induction heat treatment coil repairs.
  • Facilitate technical communication by developing work instructions and training materials for new processes.
  • Drive continuous improvement in manufacturing processes to enhance production ease and maintain product quality.
  • Oversee the installation and startup of new equipment.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • Experience: 1-3 years of experience with induction heat treatment preferred.
  • Computer Skills: Proficiency in MS Office and CAD systems.
  • Other Requirements:
    • Experience with induction heat treat processes.
    • Familiarity with CQI-9 requirements is a plus.
    • Understanding of PFMEA.
    • Thrive in a fast-paced manufacturing setting.
    • Previous experience in the automotive, manufacturing, or machining industries preferred.
    • Excellent team interaction skills and a strong propensity for continuous process improvement.
    • High mechanical aptitude and detail-oriented.
    • Resourcefulness and advanced analytical/problem-solving skills.


If you are a motivated engineer with a passion for heat treatment processes and a desire to work in a dynamic manufacturing environment, we would love to hear from you. Please send your resume to [email protected]


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