Careers

Careers

Custom Machining Company in Kaukauna, WI

Mid Valley Industries, LLC has proudly served customers across a range of industries with custom machine and fabrication services since 1996. If you have a blueprint for a custom machine part, we are here to help. Our facility in Kaukauna, WI allows us to provide comprehensive manufacturing services to a global marketplace. We are proud to be one of the premier custom machining and fabrication shops in the Midwest.

Our company is committed to quality, safety, and total customer satisfaction. We work together to deliver the highest-quality products manufactured to our customers’ exact specifications. We are driven by the highest quality standards and a close attention to detail.

At MVI, we strive to hire and work with hardworking, talented machinists and welders from throughout the area. We offer an upbeat and positive team atmosphere. Management supports, and is attentive to, the needs of every employee. Our facility is also climate-controlled and fully air conditioned, so you will always work comfortably! If you live in the Kaukauna, Appleton or Greenbay areas, call us.

Current Opportunities


Welder/Fabricator-Second Shift

The Welder/Fabricator maintains company and/or customer defined Quality Practices, efficiently performs JOB set-ups on Assigned Equipment, properly selects tooling or fixtures for maximum efficiency, follows Shop Floor Routings or work instructions, and completes JOBS in the “Planned Time.” This position is also responsible for following company SAFETY POLICIES and cross training and knowledge sharing throughout the Organization.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prefer a 1-2 year Technical Degree in Welding or Metal Fabrication
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of welding and fabricating experience preferably in a custom machining and fabrication environment
  • Experience in welding techniques such as MIG, TIG, Stick Arc, Oxy-Acetylene, etc.
  • Proficient Blueprint Reading and “MASTERED” Basic Math Skills
  • Ability to safely operate overhead cranes and/or jib cranes
  • Ability to safely operate other factory equipment such as forklifts
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirement of the position (e.g. stay on feet for an entire shift, kneel, stoop, reach, bend, lift, etc.)

What We Offer

  • A people-first culture encouraging trust, collaboration, communication, and equity among all members of the company
  • A family-oriented company with family-friendly schedules
  • An environment where all members are encouraged to be engaged in individual and company success by participating through their ideas, observations, suggestions, and ongoing development
  • A warm and casual yet professional office environment accompanied by a clean, modern, climate-controlled manufacturing facility
  • Competitive compensation and vacation negotiable based on past experience, proven education, and skills
  • Exceptional Group Benefits enhanced by additional attractive and generous bonus programs, incentives, and perks to include employee engagement and appreciation programs
  • $2 per hour shift premium
  • Paid Lunch
  • OVERTIME AVAILABLE

Responsibilities

  • Joins, fabricates, and/or repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques such as MIG, TIG, Stick Arc, Oxy-Acetylene, etc.
  • Inspects parts upon completion before submitting to the next operation
  • Relies on work instructions and pre-established guidelines such as JOB routings to perform functions of the job
  • Relies on past experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required
  • Assist MVI in achieving its quality policy and quality objectives through compliance with customer and quality management system requirements
  • Responsible for achieving a quality level of 0 non-conformance occurrences per year

Material Handler

The Material Handler is primarily responsible for the efficient and proper handling and movement of material throughout the MVI manufacturing facility. This position also unloads incoming material and is responsible for executing proper identification and receiving of the material. The Material Handler also loads trucks for customer shipments and will from time to time deliver/pick up material from subcontractors.

Qualifications

  • High school education or GED required.
  • Must have a clean valid Wisconsin Motor Vehicle Driver’s license.
  • Must have knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the machining field and a manufacturing environment.
  • High energy and ability to pay attention to details.
  • Forklift experience. Certified preferred.
  • Overhead and/or jib crane experience.
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position sampled by actions such as good hand-eye coordination, standing, kneeling/bending, reaching, lifting and exerting force occasionally up to 100#, climbing, assisting with machine maintenance, cleaning shop areas, emptying chip bins, etc.
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and hear English as required to effectively and efficiently perform required duties.
  • Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to changing manufacturing conditions that arise during the shift.
  • Ability to follow directions, multi-task, and perform and prioritize other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to use or learn to use other equipment that may be required to function in the capacity of this position.

Shift Schedules Available

  • 1st Shift (Monday-Friday, 6:30 am – 3:00 pm)
  • 2nd Shift (Monday-Thursday, 3:00 pm – 1:00 am)

What We Offer

  • A people-first culture encouraging trust, collaboration, communication, and equity among all members of the company.
  • A family-oriented company with family-friendly schedules.
  • An environment where all members are encouraged to be engaged in individual and company success by participating through their ideas, observations, suggestions, and ongoing development.
  • A warm and casual yet professional office environment accompanied by a clean, modern, air-conditioned manufacturing facility.
  • Competitive compensation and vacation negotiable based on past experience and skills.
  • Exceptional Group Benefits enhanced by additional attractive and generous bonus programs, incentives, and perks to include employee engagement and appreciation programs.
  • $2 per hour shift premium for 2nd shift position
  • Paid Lunch

Responsibilities

  • Assist MVI in satisfying customer requirements through the proper handling and transport of supplied materials and customer parts.
  • Verify completed routing steps before submitting to the next operation.
  • Safely handle and transport supplied materials and customer parts as directed by plant personnel.
  • Ensure parts and materials are located where needed.
  • Ensure the efficient storage and identification of supplied material and customer parts.
  • Perform incoming verification of purchased materials/parts.
  • Load and unload trucks and use proper methods to secure and band parts and materials.
  • Operate overhead cranes and jib cranes.
  • Operate material handling equipment such as scissors lifts, forklifts, dollies, pallet jacks, parts washer, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

CNC Machinist

The successful candidate for this role will be integral in ensuring company profits by maintaining company and/or customer defined quality practices, efficiently performing job set-ups on assigned equipment, properly selecting tooling or fixtures for maximum efficiency, following shop floor routing or work instructions, and completing jobs in the planned time. This individual is also responsible for following company safety policies, cross training, and knowledge sharing throughout the organization.

Qualifications

  • Must have 2-5 years of CNC machining experience and/or a 1-2 year technical degree
  • Engineering Blueprint reading skills
  • Proficient with trigonometry and geometry and should be able to do all trigonometry calculations using a calculator and/or book
  • Reading and editing all G-code programs and identify and change all program aspects according to dimensional changes as needed
  • Able to write, edit, and read complex programs with variety of features and specifications including sub-programs, taper adjustments, cutter comp, and circle interpolate
  • Able to create all programs efficiently when given a print and specifications
  • Lathe operators must be highly proficient in FAPT or Mazak programming
  • Proficient knowledge of surface footage of material, speeds and feeds including ability to apply speeds and feeds knowledge to specialty material; make changes needed to help efficiently produce parts
  • Proficient knowledge of insert identification and appropriate application and know grades, geometry, uses, identification numbers, etc.
  • Must have complete knowledge of tooling and insert specifications and be able to identify tooling by looking at it
  • Able to problem-solve and troubleshoot and create alternative solutions to accomplish varied machining specifications
  • Able to work unsupervised

What We Offer

  • A people-first culture encouraging trust, collaboration, communication, and equity among all members of the company
  • A family-oriented company with family-friendly schedules
  • An environment where all members are encouraged to be engaged in individual and company success by participating through their ideas, observations, suggestions, and ongoing development
  • A warm and casual yet professional office environment accompanied by a clean, modern, climate-controlled manufacturing facility
  • Compensation and vacation negotiable based on past experience, proven education, and skills
  • Exceptional Group Benefits enhanced by additional attractive and generous bonus programs, incentives, and perks to include employee engagement and appreciation programs
  • $2 per hour shift premium
  • Paid Lunch
  • GENEROUS SIGN-ON BONUS
  • OVERTIME AVAILABLE

Shift Schedules Currently Available

  • 4-10s (Monday – Thursday from 2:45 p.m. – 12:45 a.m.)
  • 3-12s (Sunday – Tuesday from 2:45 p.m. – 2:45 a.m.) *Work 36 hours get paid for 40
  • 3-12s (Wednesday – Friday from 2:45 p.m. – 2:45 a.m.) *Work 36 hours get paid for 40

Current CNC Arenas Include

  • HMC
  • VMC
  • Slant Bed Lathe
  • Flat Bed Lathe
  • Vertical Turning Lathe(VTL)

Responsibilities

  • Write accurate, detailed set-up sheets and notes in programs
  • Fabrication of tooling as needed for production and creation of prints that specify what types of tooling are needed including size, shape, and material
  • Multi-task while machine is running. Must be able to start machine and work on deburring, cleaning, programming, helping others, etc.
  • Run like machines – lathe operators will be able to run all similar style lathes, and mill operators will be able to run all similar style mills
  • Communicate with machine partner effectively
  • Create simple to complicated set-ups
  • Look several jobs in advance ensuring programs, tooling, materials, and set-ups are ready
  • Run manual machines for general applications
  • Use all inspection equipment and, if needed, step in as an inspector
  • Other responsibilities as required

For more information about our current openings or to apply for a position, please email us at careers@mvii.com or call us today at 920-412-8736, or submit your resume using the form below. We look forward to hearing from you.