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

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  Quality Technician/Inspector 1st Shift

Posted: 01/26/2022

LDI Industries has a first shift (6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) opportunity for a Quality Technician / Inspector with a minimum of one year receipt QA experience. Requirements for this position include the ability to read/interpret blueprints and use a variety of precision measuring instruments. Job duties consist of performing in-coming, out-going and new item inspections, calibration and the accurate complete of records or computer entries associated with these duties. Must be a fast-paced, multi-tasker, able to lift 20 to 35 pounds regularly and maneuver heavier work pieces with the assistance of lifting aids. Formal Quality training/schooling or ASQ credentials preferred.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Maintain log of material certificates.
  • Participate in cross functional teams to ensure that conformance to specifications.
  • Perform ISO internal audits. Reviews and stays informed of ISO requirements, comments and updates.
  • Support the manufacturing team by identifying and working process improvements, the analysis of quality problems driving root cause and correction action to prevent future issues.
  • Calibrate and maintain test and measurement equipment and the calibration system.
  • Supports continuous improvement through LEAN.
  • Maintain 5S levels in Quality areas.
  • Helps perform and coordinates the sorting of Defective parts.
  • Assist with other projects as needed or assigned.


  • High school diploma / GED required.
  • 2+ years’ experience working as quality inspection role in a manufacturing environment. Fabrication background is a plus.
  • Comprehends the need for complete and accurate documentation.
  • Knowledge of quality concepts.
  • Understanding and knowledge of production processes and procedures; written/oral communication.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • High level of accuracy is required.

Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiar with processes related to metal fabrication and machining.
  • Experience with quality tools, problem solving, and/or continuous improvement.
  • ISO 9000 experience preferred.
  • Additional education in quality related courses and problem-solving techniques.

Submit resume to:

  Material Handler

Posted: 01/20/2022

We are looking to fill a challenging position within our Materials Department as a Material Handler. This full-time 1st Shift position offers the right candidate an opportunity to become associated with a long standing local company.


  • The efficient and timely receiving, storage, and issuing of raw materials, purchased components, manufactured components & MRO Supplies in a controlled warehouse environment.
  • Picking, staging, and delivery of all necessary components in support of Plant Manufacturing Orders (M/O’s) to various Work Centers/Depts.
  • The timely processing, reclamation, and distribution of all scrap metals/materials used within the plant.
  • Inventory warehouse maintenance, cycle counting, and reconciliation.


  • A minimum of 1 - 3 years of receiving/material handling experience, preferably in a manufacturing setting.
  • A H.S. diploma or equivalent.
  • Some basic computer literacy required.
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities.
  • Previous exposure to forklifts, with certification preferred.
  • The ability to occasionally lift up to 75 lbs.

Qualified applicants can send their resumes to: Cindy Trainor (

  Department Supervisor - Single & Multiple Spindle Screw Machines

Posted: 01/07/2022

LDI Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of hydraulic components and lubrication equipment to OEM and MRO markets, is seeking to fill a key position due to a pending retirement. The successful candidate should have a strong machining and tooling background with Single and Multiple Spindle Screw Machines, and a demonstrated ability to lead and motivate Associates. Will monitor and communicate production expectations and efficiencies to Department Associates and work closely with Production Planner on meeting or exceeding production schedule.

Standard responsibilities will include creating routings, estimating and quoting cycle times on potential new products to run in the department, and working with Company maintenance and coordinating outside vendors on machine maintenance and repair. Position will also support and enforce Company policies and procedures including safety protocol, and evaluate department Associates’ performance and participate in their reviews.

Proficiency in blueprint reading and with standard component measuring equipment in order to conduct first off inspections and in process cross checking as needed is required. Position will also actively participate in weekly cross functional production meeting, support tool crib functions and help identify and participate in the selection of machine tool improvements and upgrades.

Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years’ experience with the set up and operating of single or multiple spindle screw machines and evaluating associated tooling. Previous supervisory experience a plus. Relocation assistance is available for the right candidate.

Submit resume and cover letter to:

  Utility Operator (1st or 2nd shift)

Posted: 11/10/2021

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Load / unload operate, CNC lathes and/or machining centers or manual machines.
  • Quality at the source measurements and SPC / will train


  • No experience needed or necessary. LDI will train.
  • Familiarity with basic computer terminal data entry.

1st shift full-time Monday thru Friday 6:00 am to 2:30 pm

2nd shift full-time Monday thru Thursday 2:30 pm to 1:00 am

Part-time work is also available. Great opportunity for someone wanting part-time work or going to school working part-time hours.

Send resumes to:

  Welder/Fabricator (1st or 2nd shift)

Posted: 11/09/2021

Job Description:

  • Full-time first shift (6:00 am to 2:30 pm Monday thru Friday). An experience part-time fabricator may be considered.
  • The Core Process is MIG with Mild Steel and thinner Stainless Steel.
  • Minimum 2 years welding experience preferred.
  • Hourly wage based on experience and skill level.

Please submit resume to: Ken Schamburek (

  Single or Multi - Screw Machine Setup and Operate or Operate Only

Posted: 11/09/2021

Choice of Shift and Work-hours include:

  • Second shift: Ten hour days, Monday through Thursday
  • First Shift: Eight hour days, Monday through Friday
  • Part time: 28 or less hours per week and no benefits.

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

We also have openings for individuals at entry level, interested in learning the Screw Machines but utilized as operate-only until further training and competencies have been obtained.

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  CNC Set-Up/Operator - 1st & 2nd shift available

Posted: 11/01/2021


  • Set-up/Operate CNC Lathe Machine Centers
  • Set-up/Operate CNC Vertical and Horizontal Milling Machine Centers
  • Read blueprints
  • Do quality at-the-source measurements


  • 1-3 years of CNC machining experience preferred but willing to train the right candidate
  • Proficient in interpreting prints, and shop mathematics
  • Familiar with G-Code programs
  • Utilization of standard inspection tools
  • Ability to operate overhead cranes, hoists, and forklifts


  • Full time (40 hours per week)
  • First shift Monday - Friday, 8 hours per day
  • Second shift four 10 hour days (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
  • Wage based on experience ($16.00/hour - $24.00/hour)
  • Education and Training (Paid Training and Tuition Reimbursement)

Qualified applicants, submit resume to Ken Schamburek (, Production Supervisor

  Customer Service Representative

Posted: 10/27/2021

LDI Industries, Inc., a multi-facility manufacturer of hydraulic components, lubrication equipment and custom fabrications has an immediate opening for a Customer Service Representative (CSR) within its Customer Service Department. This full-time position offers the right candidate an opportunity for growth with an established locally owned company.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A minimum of 1 – 3 years of responsible Customer Service / Inside Sales experience, preferably in a manufacturing 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 / orders.
  • Working knowledge of typical business computer applications (an ERP system, Microsoft Office Word & Excel, Internet).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.A “self-starter” with a demonstrated “can do” attitude.

Please submit resume and salary requirements to:

  Light Assembly Associate

Posted: 10/15/2021

We have an immediate opening for a full-time 1st shift associated in our Assembly Department.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent required
  • Past experience in the picking of parts, assembly, and packaging of products in a light manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Ideal candidate will have a familiarity with working from detailed work instructions/manufacturing orders and blueprints (drawings).
  • A good attendance record and a "can do" attitude are a must.
  • Must be capable of occasionally lifting up to 35 lbs.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Work as part of a team having responsibility for assembling an entire product or component of a product. Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. May participate in making management decisions affecting the work. Includes team leaders who work as part of the team.
  • Package finished products and prepare them for shipment.
  • Perform quality checks on products and parts.
  • Review work orders and blueprints to ensure work is performed according to specifications.
  • Rotate through all the tasks required in a particular production process.
  • Complete production reports to communicate team production level to management.
  • Shovel, sweep, or otherwise clean work areas.

Qualified applicants, submit resume to Lois Meyer (

  Manufacturing Engineer

Posted: 12/23/21

Education and experience requirements

  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in Manufacturing Technology or Industrial Engineering preferred, will consider candidates with an Associate Degree in a manufacturing related field supported by strong experience in a position of ME responsibility
  • A minimum of five years of experience working in a ME role

Must skills to qualify for position

  • Strong working knowledge of manufacturing processes involved in the machining of metal and assembly of components
  • Strong interest in continuous improvement of manufacturing processes
  • Tool and fixture design experience
  • Approach every opportunity to assist others or improve processes, big or small, with strong and equal enthusiasm and complete all tasks with a sense of urgency
  • Thrive in an environment of diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Strong desire to learn and understand existing processes and the reasoning behind them while being a source of new ideas and improvements
  • Confident in their abilities and able to share ideas and develop solutions within a team environment
  • A problem solver and objective facilitator, always in pursuit of the best solutions wherever they originate
  • Have a strong interest in automation

Responsibilities of the position

  • 3D design and detailing of fixtures and custom tools in Solidworks to support production and company growth, training available as needed
  • Define manufacturing processes to produce good quality products with a cost control focus
  • Provide technical process support to all functional areas of the company, most importantly to Associates on the production floor
  • Communicate directly with suppliers to select the best tooling and develop the best processes
  • Implement new or modify existing processes with a focus on safety and operator health
  • Collaborate with Design Engineering on new products
  • Provide process steps and associated setup and run rates in support of the Estimating Team
  • For new product, assist in entering process steps and rates within the estimating and ERP systems
  • Collaborate with colleagues within the Manufacturing Engineering Teams at LDI
  • Develop and support efficient, controlled and consistent methods to share and maintain Department documentation
  • Project management of process improvement or development programs
  • Assist in completing Process Change Notices (PCNs) on existing product and maintaining process changes driven by Engineering Change Notices (ECNs)
  • Utilize LDI’s ERP system, INFORXA, to retrieve and maintain production information on existing parts
  • Be a leader and lead by example, maintaining a strong and positive presence on the production floor

Other skills of interest

  • Experience with an ERP system
  • 3D printing in support of production and process development
  • Experience with metal forming, welding or automation
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT)
  • Experience as an ISO Auditor in support of the QMS


Qualified applicants, submit resume to Dale Patek (, Engineering Manager



Available jobs - Huntley, IL

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  Industrial Painter - 1st or 2nd shift

Posted: 08/23/2021

We have an immediate opening for an Industrial Painter on either 1st or 2nd shift in our modern fully air conditioned plant.

  • Must have experience in mixing and applying Epoxies and Urethane finishing of Aluminum, Stainless and Mild Steel utilizing industrial paint equipment.
  • This painting position is a production painter in an industrial setting.
  • Candidate will maintain all in-process plant specific inspections.
  • Candidate will be responsible for maintaining housekeeping and enforcing safety

Submit resume to

  Robotic Welding Operator/Programmer - 1st Shift

Posted: 08/23/2021

Job Description:

  • Experience in FANUC, Lincoln/Vizient and Genesis systems a plus.
  • Setup, programming and troubleshooting experience desired.
  • Full time first shift (6:00 am to 2:30 pm).
  • Fully air-conditioned building.
  • Core process is GMAW (MIG) with mild steel.
  • Candidate must understand AWS D1.1 requirements.
  • Can work with a minimal amount of supervision.
  • Attention to detail and appearance of workmanship is critical.
  • Candidate must successfully pass the Welding Workmanship and written Welding/Light Fabrication Competency Tests.

Submit resume to:

  CNC Department Team Lead

Posted: 08/16/2021

Area of responsibility:

A team leader has a full understanding of the task at hand and is responsible for delegating the tasks to a qualified individual for the job. This position is responsible for daily CNC duties as well as prioritizing, organizing, delegating, and processing materials within the CNC department. In addition, this individual will be responsible for training and reviewing the work of team members to meet the established standards. The job description and tasks will evolve as necessary to meet current and future business needs.

This is a 1st shift position.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Prioritizes customer orders by due date and product availability
  • Perform daily CNC duties (quote parts, program parts)
  • Organizes workload for each CNC Operator
  • Sets up files for each Operator’s table, utilizing correct materials, bits, and cut speeds
  • Determines proper cut times and process requirements
  • Ensures CNC Operators are meeting minimum production quotas and checks for accuracy
  • Coordinates and communicates file needs with CNC layout
  • Ensures materials received from and disbursed to other departments meet Quality Standards
  • Determines and audits inventory status of items
  • Assures the work areas and aisles around are kept clean and free of debris
  • Stages and informs other stations of completion
  • Fills out appropriate paperwork associated with job order, and turns in pertinent information in order to complete job file
  • Completes tasks delegated by Plant Manager to meet production schedule
  • Coordinates with other team leaders as need to meet timelines
  • Ensures equipment is regularly maintained per manufacturer’s recommendation and maintenance is properly recorded
  • Willingness to work flexible and overtime hours as required
  • Willingness to train and educate others
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal skills

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of computer operations including CAD/CAM software (training available) and Mazatrol programming knowledge a plus
  • Basic knowledge of measuring tools such as tape measure, ruler and meter gauges
  • Ability to read and follow written directions and shop drawings.

Submit resumes to:

  CNC Press Brake

Posted: 08/16/2021

Essential Duties:

  • Setup and document tooling and safe practices for Press Brake operations
  • Verify accuracy of machine settings to confirm accurate tolerances and machine functions
  • Operators will be required to maintain accurate parts
  • During operations, Operator will be required to maintain cleanliness of the machine
  • In process checks will be required by the operator to maintain all required tolerances and quality
  • Completes all required safety procedures prior to and during operations
  • Communicates all production related items to next shift operators or shift supervisors

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for operation, proving programs, operating controls, setting all machine functions, and inspection of parts to assure conformance will be required
  • Must be able to work from drawings and sketches, read and understand manuals / specifications or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished products, sequence of operations and set up requirements
  • Skilled in organizing work area before and after parts are processed, stacking completed parts properly on blocks or pallet to eliminate double handling and work efficiently
  • Detects equipment malfunctions or out of tolerance machining and adjusts machine with capabilities. Report all machine malfunctions to Management.
  • Ability to calculate, blank sizes, bend locations, appropriate tonnage and tooling for each part being formed
  • Communicates with management, production control, quality and other shop personnel for assignments and to resolve machining or quality issues
  • May perform other duties as assigned by management
  • Fork lift experience needed

Please submit resumes to:

  LASER Production Handler

Posted: 08/16/2021

This is a full time position.

Job Duties include:

  • Remove laser cut parts from the sheets
  • Inspect, clean and place parts on skids per job order
  • Complete all paperwork required for each job run through laser
  • Move parts out of laser area to designated locations
  • Follow all safety procedures and report any safety issues to supervisor
  • Keep work area clean at all times
  • Capable of lifting heavy 50+ lbs. loads throughout the shift

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to read basic blueprint and accurately read a tape measure or caliper
  • Capable of operating a fork lift and crane (not necessary, but will train)
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and sheet metal fabrication is a plus

Submit resume to:

  Production Cleaner

Posted: 08/09/2021

Full-time 1st or 2nd shift available

  • Fully air conditioned facility
  • Core process is cleaning fabricated tanks made from mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum after the welding process is complete
  • Leak testing through various methods to assure a quality product
  • Cleaning accomplished with various hand tools like angle and die grinders and polishers
  • No experience required, LDI will train the right candidate, must be mechanically inclined

Submit resume via email to: Ann Schad (

  Production Welder


We have a full time Welding position open on either 1st or 2nd shift.

  • 1st shift = 6:00am to 2:30pm (Monday thru Friday)
  • 2nd shift = 2:30pm to 1:00am (Monday thru Thursday)

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • Core Process is GMAW (MIG) with Mild Steel, Stainless Steel, and Aluminum
  • 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 a minimum 4 years of welding experience

Qualified applicants can submit their resume to Ann Schad (


You can come in to fill out a job application between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm at:

LDI Industries, Inc
12901 Jim Dhamer Drive
Huntley, IL 60142
  Material Handler

Posted: 08/09/2021

We have a full time Split shift or 2nd shift position open for a Material Handler.


  • The efficient and timely receiving, storage, and issuing of raw materials, purchased components, manufactured components & MRO Supplies in a controlled warehouse environment.
  • Picking, staging, and delivery of all necessary components in support of Plant Manufacturing Orders (M/O’s) to various Work Centers/Depts.
  • The timely processing, reclamation, and distribution of all scrap metals/materials used within the plant.
  • Inventory warehouse maintenance, cycle counting, and reconciliation.


  • A minimum of 1 - 3 years of receiving/material handling experience, preferably in a manufacturing setting.
  • A H.S. diploma or equivalent.
  • Some basic computer literacy required.
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities.
  • Previous exposure to forklifts, with certification preferred.
  • The ability to occasionally lift up to 75 lbs.

You can email your resume to Rich Schulz (, Manufacturing Manager

or send your resume to:

LDI Industries, Inc
Attention Rich Schulz
12901 Jim Dhamer Drive
Huntley, IL 60142



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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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