Scot Forge

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Scot Forge Reviews

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    Best company to work for in the world.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Scot Forge full-time

    Pros

    Employee Ownership, Culture, Bonuses, Stock. Discretionary Bonuses, Phantom Stock.

    Cons

    Huge gaps of management perspectives from top management to middle management. Different values between the two, Not on the same page. Bringing in middle managers from large public company's who don't understand the fundamental pride and culture of long time employee owners who made that company what it is today.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get back to the values of what built Scot Forge. Look at every "manager" and ask yourself are they doing just as much as their team? Are they a leader? Are they pioneering new ways to make a difference? If not, why employee them at a higher value than their direct reports.

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    Manufacturing Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Spring Grove, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Spring Grove, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Scot Forge in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Pretty straight forward interview, first interview was with HR over the phone- followed up with an in person with HR and one counterpart in a similar job function as to the one I interviewed for. There is a personality profile you have to complete online prior to the second interview. Second interview was the supervisor to the position I applied for and the two people from the previous meeting.

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Website www.scotforge.com
Headquarters Spring Grove, IL
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1976
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Scot Forge forges ahead in the manufacturing of open-die and rolled-ring forgings used for couplings, drive shafts, flanges, heat exchanger bodies, and ship shafts. The employee-owned company's customers are in the construction, defense, energy, general industrial machinery, power generation, and shipbuilding industries. A signature product is the Tartan Bar -- not a Scottish candy, but solid-center, rolled-surface round bars of metal. Scot Forge also offers design services and has a specialty alloy services team to help customers select specialty materials for open-die... More

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