Employment Opportunities

LDI Industries offers an excellent wage and benefit package including Life, Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account and a 401K Retirement Savings Plan.

We currently have the following positions available:


Shipping/Distribution Associate (Manitowoc, WI location)

Posted 08/17/17

This is a full-time first shift position, Monday - Friday.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Past experience in the timely storage, picking, packaging and shipment of products
  • Familiarity in working with computer based shipping systems (UPS Worldship preferable)
  • Past exposure to material handling equipment including fork-lifts
  • Good attendance record and a "can do" attitude
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50-75 lbs.

Duties and Responsibilities of the job:

  • Contact carrier representatives to make arrangements or to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials
  • Deliver or route materials to departments using hand truck, conveyor or sorting bins
  • Determine shipping methods, routes, or rates for materials to be shipped.
  • Examine shipment contents and compare with records such as manifests, invoices or orders to verify accuracy
  • Pack, seal, label or affix postage to prepare materials shipping, using hand tools, power-tools or postage meter
  • Prepare documents such as work orders, bill of lading or shipping orders to route materials
  • Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, damages or discrepancies for reporting, accounting, or record keeping purposes
  • Requisition and store shipping materials and supplies to maintain inventory of stock

Qualified applicants, submit resume to Dave Gahagan (dgahagan@ldi-industries.com), Materials Manager, CPIM

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Design/Project Engineer (Manitowoc, WI location)

Posted 07/19/17

This position is active in product development for all standard product lines and works closely with our mobile OEM and industrial distributor customers designing product to meet their specific needs. The individual will be a resource for product, manufacturing and outside sales support. Project management skills are challenged implementing new design ideas and technologies into developing product lines and current manufacturing processes. Light travel to customer locations and the Illinois facility is required. Cost estimating responsibility is also integral to all project and design activities.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) minimum
  • Prefer a minimum 10 years of experience in product design of metal components involving machining and fabrication processes
  • High degree of mechanical aptitude
  • Training and/or experience using or designing hydraulic and lubrication systems
  • Hands on approach to completing work
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD software, SolidWorks preferred
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and be a self-starter capable of working independently
  • Composure under pressure and present a constructive attitude when faced with adversity
  • Confidence in their abilities and assertive when expressing their own ideas
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and desire to work in an environment where their "plate is always full"
  • Strong link to the upper Midwest

Qualified applicants, submit resume to Dale Patek (dpatek@ldi-industries.com), Product Engineering Manager

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Press Brake Operator (Huntley, IL location)

Posted 05/22/17

We have an immediate opening for a full time, 2nd shift Press Brake Operator in our modern, fully air-conditioned plant in Huntley, IL.

2nd shift consists of four 10 hour work days per week with a 3 day weekend.  2nd shift pay premium applies.


  • Create or modify CNC programs, load tooling and operate equipment while continually monitoring for compliance with quality requirements.
  • Utilize the data collection system to accurately record production activities including run time, quantity produced, and any rejected parts.
  • Communicate with area supervisor to coordinate activities.
  • Follow all safety procedures and utilize safety equipment as required.
  • Ensure on a daily basis that the work area is clean and orderly.


  • 2 years CNC programming experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Qualified applicants, submit resume to Erwin Haban (ehaban@ldi-industries.com), Manufacturing Manager

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Customer Service Representative (Manitowoc, WI location)

Posted 05/15/17

There is an immediate opening for a full time Customer Service Representative in our Manitowoc, WI facility.   In this position you will interact with customers to provide information in response to inquiries about products and services, handle and resolve customer complaints, and provide pricing and delivery in a timely manner.   Customer communications are done both by telephone and electronically.  This position also requires communication and coordination with internal departments.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A minimum of 1-3 years of responsible Customer Service/Inside Sales experience preferably in an industrial setting
  • A minimum of an Associate Degree in a related discipline preferred or other related post-secondary education in lieu thereof
  • Demonstrated experience in the timely quoting, processing and expediting of customer requests and orders
  • Demonstrated skills in typical business office applications such as Microsoft Office Work and Excel
  • Infor XA (MAPICS) ERP software experience a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A "self-starter" with a demonstrated "can do" attitude
  • Mechanical aptitude and familiarity a plus

Submit resume to Dave Gahagan (dgahagan@ldi-industries.com), Materials Manager, CPIM

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Production Welder/Fabricator (Huntley, IL location)

Posted 04/24/17

Full time 2nd shift openings available in our modern, fully air conditioned plant. Core process is GMAW (MIG) with Mild Steel, Stainless Steel and Aluminum. Product lines include tanks and custom fabrications.

2nd shift consists of four 10 hour work days per week with a 3 day weekend.  2nd shift pay premium applies.


  • Candidate must hold current certification in at least one of the following standards:
    • AWS D1.1, D1.2, D1.3, D1.6 and/or ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code for piping
  • Must have minimum 4 years of welding experience

Qualified applicants, submit resume to Erwin Haban (ehaban@ldi-industries.com), Manufacturing Manager.

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Production Cleaner (Huntley, IL location)

Posted 03/29/17

We have openings for full time, 1st & 2nd shift production cleaners.

  • Full time, first shift (Monday - Friday), second shift (Monday - Thursday, 4 - 10 hour days, with a 3 day weekend.  2nd shift pay premium applies.)
  • Modern, fully air conditioned facility
  • Core process is cleaning fabricated tanks made from carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum after the welding process is complete
  • Leak testing tanks through various methods to assure a quality product
  • Cleaning accomplished with various hand tools like angle and die grinders and polishers

High school diploma or equivalent required

Qualified applicants, submit resume to Erwin Haban (ehaban@ldi-indutries.com), Manufacturing Manager

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Screw Machine Setup and Operate (Manitowoc, WI location)

Posted 02/24/17

We have openings for individuals with a minimum of 3-5 years experience setting up and operating Brown & Sharpe, Acme or New Britain Screw Machines.

We also have openings for individuals that either know or are capable of learning the new state-of-the-art Multitasking CNC Nakamura Screw Machines.

1st and 2nd shift openings available:

  • 1st shift is Monday - Friday, 8 hours/day
  • 2nd shift is Monday - Thursday, 10 hours/day

Submit resume to Erwin Haban (ehaban@ldi-industries.com), Manufacturing Manager.

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Working Leader - Welding (Huntley, IL location)

Posted 02/24/17

There is an immediate opening in our Fabrication Facility for an experienced Working Leader - Welding to fill a challenging position in its modern 115,000 sq. ft. air conditioned plant located in Huntley, IL.

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • A minimum of 5 years of responsible leadership experience within a manufacturing setting, with a Welding/Fabrication background.  A proven ability to motivate and lead associates.
  • A working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Philosophies in an AWS and ISO9001 environment.
  • Previous experience working with Dispatch Lists, BOM’s, Routers, ECR’s/ECN’s, and CAD Drawings.
  • An AWS-CWI certification a plus.
  • The ability to effectively communicate with all levels of personnel.

Qualified applicants, submit resume to Erwin Haban (ehaban@ldi-industries.com), Manufacturing Manager.

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LDI - Corporate  Click for map LDI   Click for map
Precision Machining & Assembly Fabrication & Assembly
1864 Nagle Ave. 12901 Jim Dhamer Dr.
Manitowoc, WI  54220 Huntley, IL  60142
PH: 920.682.6877     
FAX: 920.684.7210    



Our talented team of degreed and professionally certified Engineers, Quality Assurance, Production and Customer Service staff have many years of experience in the industry.  Their attention to details and ability to collaborate with our clients to solve their problems is reflected in the 50+ years we have been in business.


Customer Service: 

920.682.6877, option 4

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