Superior Graphite is a Chicago-based international graphite/carbon manufacturer specializing in high-temperature technologies, advanced sizing, blending and coating technologies. Since 1917, Superior Graphite has been creating value for our customers by providing Superior Solutions- utilizing our unique technologies, processes and talents.

Superior Values

Customer Focus

We explore and develop relationships with customers and business partners that provide value

Innovation

We embrace change and progress, develop solutions, and challenge others to continuously improve

Balance

We promote health and well-being as well as demonstrate and encourage having a meaningful work/life balance

Integrity

We conduct affairs with integrity; meaning we do the right thing, safely, and comply with all laws and regulations

Performance

We strive for excellence; set high goals and expect achievement throughout the organization

Respect

We demonstrate openness, honesty, and professionalism in conduct and actively collaborate to achieve the best outcome

Superior Benefits

Superior Graphite highly values its employees and provides them with a comprehensive benefits package including the ESOP company ownership opportunity.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (For U.S. Full Time Employees)
  • Bonus Incentive Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program

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Current Openings

Superior Graphite seeks a Design Engineer in Chicago, IL (& Other U.S. locations as needed)

Proactively work with the engineering and R&D staff to design and prepare electronic sketches, drawings and other technical documents within the governing project(s), program(s) and procedure(s). Work with contractors, fabricators and estimators to oversee and ensure the construction/fabrication, delivery, installation and startup of fluidized bed reactors and ancillary equipment is done to the proper specifications on the drawings, sketches and other technical documents developed. Lead in the design and development of systems and components for fluidized bed reactors. Interface with engineering & R&D staff effectively to ensure the form, fit and function of designs while also working with fabrication contractors to ensure cost effectiveness and manufacturability of designs. Collaborate with the engineering & R&D staff effectively to ensure the form, fit and functions of designs while also working with fabrication contractors to ensure cost effectiveness and manufacturability of designs. Originate with the engineering & R&D staff to produce design sketches and drawings in accordance with applicable standards. Accurately incorporate welding symbols and tolerances into design drawings. Review and verify design drawings and other technical documentation prepared by others to ensure correctness and accuracy in form, fit and function.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field plus 5 years’ experience. Requires 5 years’ experience with design, automated drafting and 3-D Modeling CAD systems. 5 years’ experience with engineering and design principles including but not limited to: Heat Transfer, Strength of Materials, Structural Design, Welding. 30% domestic travel to manufacturing sites.

Must also have authority to work permanently in the U.S. Applicants who are interested in this position may apply at jobpostingtoday.com, reference number 51318.

Here at Superior Graphite

Superior Graphite exhibited and presented at the 20th CFSMA International Friction & Sealing Material Exhibition and Colloquium in Fuzhou City, Fujian Province, China on March 30th – April 1st, 2018. The presentation delivered by Linda Song was about “Resilient Graphitic Carbons™ for Brake Pad Performance”. We hope you can join us at this show next year!

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CFSMA International Friction & Sealing Material Exhibition and Colloquium

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