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


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

Quality Technician

The Quality Technician oversees all quality aspects related to manufacturing. This position develops, manages, and maintains data regarding the calibration of equipment, quality of parts and services produced. The Quality Technician daily monitors operations to ensure compliance to established procedures, customer specifications and/or shop floor order instructions.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3-5 years Quality Control experience in a manufacturing facility with a “JOB-SHOP” oriented environment.
  • Two-year degree preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand blue prints of all types.
  • Ability to rely on extensive experience and good judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Inspect parts to customer print specs to ensure the conformity of the product per customer specifications/expectations.
  • Responsible for conducting routine and non-routine analyses of in-process materials and finished goods.
  • Interpret test results; compare them to established specifications and control limits, and makes recommendations on appropriate processes.
  • Document control and Report information throughout process.
  • Identify and report unusual quality conditions to Quality Department management employees for correction.
  • Assist Machine Operators as necessary to perform in-process checks, comply with Shop Order instructions and implement corrective actions for process trends and/or non-compliance.
  • Determine and implement appropriate corrective action for routine instances of non-compliance or out of specification incidents without immediate Supervision.
  • Perform and/or verify equipment calibration per established procedures and frequencies as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Direct company representative to customers.
  • Assess and maintain current ISO compliance requirements.
  • Assist vendors with checking parts for non-destructive testing.
  • Assist with the data entry of product inventory and gage inventory at the customer and in-house.
  • Ensure all measuring instruments are calibrated and in stock.
  • Ensure all employees are in full understanding of instrument conditions and of use.
  • Responsible for basic quality equipment maintenance.
  • Responsible for navigating networked computers to find inspection requirements for part processing, update job orders, check shipping status of parts, and any other pertinent ISO information.
  • Contact customers as needed.
  • Interface with Sales, Manufacturing. Engineering, Shop Floor, Production Control and upper management regarding customer Quality requirements.

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.


CNC Programmer

The Programmer reports to the Programming Manager and is responsible for developing machining instructions and programs based on blue prints provide by the customer. Other duties & responsibilities as may be assigned by management.

Qualifications

  • Advanced knowledge of manufacturing process/procedures and equipment, with five years manufacturing experience or equivalent education college degree.
  • Advanced Tooling Knowledge (speeds, feeds, geometry, coatings, etc.)
  • Advanced Knowledge of Master Cam.
  • Advanced Blueprint Reading Skills.
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Advanced computer skills.

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.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the creation, implementation and revisions of machining programs.
  • Responsible for programs that allow MVI to achieve annual targets in on time delivery, quality, cost, safety, and other key performance targets.
  • Identify, recommend and implement changes to improve productivity and reduce cost and scrap, monitor scrap and rework data.
  • Aid in and/or train Production Employees as required to improve production and increase quality.
  • Encourage and facilitate Continuous Improvements daily to increase both production and quality.
  • Evaluate, identify and recommend / implement new production processes, tooling, fixturing and methods to improve production, reduce costs and increase quality.
  • Aid in the quoting process as required.

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.