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.

Available jobs - Manitowoc, WI 

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  Swivel Assembly / Paint (1st Shift)

Posted: 08/25/2022

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Full-time first shift (6:00 am to 2:30 pm) Monday thru Friday
  • Assemble hydraulic swivels
  • Test swivels
  • Paint swivels
  • Previous experience is preferred, but not necessary

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  Shipping Associate - Openings on 1st and 2nd Shift

Posted: 06/16/2022

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Contact carrier representatives to make arrangements or to issue instructions for shipping.
  • 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 for shipping, using hand tools, power tools, or postage meter.
  • Prepare documents, such as work orders, bills 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.


Experience / Qualifications:

  • Past experience in the timely storage, picking, packaging and shipment of products preferred.
  • The ideal candidate will have previous familiarity in working with computer based shipping system (UPS Worldwide preferable).
  • Past exposure to material handling equipment, include of fork-lifts a real plus.
  • A good attendance records and a “can do” attitude are a must.
  • Must be capable of occasionally lifting up to 50 to 75 pounds.
  • First shift core work hours 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CST Monday – Friday with occasional overtime. Second shift core work hours 2:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. CST Monday – Thursday.
  • LDI will consider part-time hours which could be ideal to work around school aged children or retirees looking to stay active.

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  Materials Manager

Posted: 06/10/2022

LDI Industries, a leading designer and manufacturer of hydraulic components and lubrication equipment is looking for an experienced material and planning professional to lead our purchasing, production planning, inventory management and shipping departments. This key position could be based either out of Manitowoc, Wisconsin or Huntley, Illinois depending on successful applicant’s preference and qualification. This position will be a member of our Management Team reporting directly to the Company President.

The desired candidate will have:

  • Minimum 10-15 years of related experience working in an Industrial metals manufacturing environment.
  • Must have a proven track record in leading the sourcing, negotiations and vendor rationalization activities.
  • Strive for 100% on time deliveries through proper materials management and execution while optimizing working capital.
  • Key goals beside on-time delivery will be inventory accuracy and contributing to plant efficiencies.
  • Strong background in production planning with proficiency navigating an ERP system is also required.
  • Experience with visual capacity tools for MRP analysis is a plus.
  • Possesses the ability to address or respond to customer shipping, packaging, bar code and manifest questions or requirements.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to develop programs and challenge reports to continually improve department performance through systems utilization and process improvements.

Our preferred candidate must have a strategic perspective and possess a proactive, engaging leadership style that motivates, solicits and recognizes team contributions. Excellent communication and listening skills would be expected along with a proficiency in Microsoft Office. A degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management or Business required. Professional certification CPM, CPIM a plus.

LDI operates two plants with both high mix low volume and high mix high volume product offerings with a wide range of machining, fabricating and assembly processes. We have both make to stock and make to order requirements. Appropriate travel between the Manitowoc, Wisconsin and Huntley, Illinois facilities is required.

LDI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package. Relocation assistance is available for the right candidate.

Submit resume with cover letter including salary expectations to:

  Swivel/Deburr Assembly

Posted: 06/10/2022

We currently have a first shift position in the Swivel Deburr/Assembly department. This position would consist of deburring, washing and assembly of hydraulic swivels. There could also be some machine operation with this position.

Previous experience is preferred but not necessary.

Wage: $16.00 to $18.00 dollars per hour.

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  Utility Operator (1st or 2nd shift)

Posted: 02/02/2022

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: 02/02/2022

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: 02/02/2022

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: 02/02/2022


  • 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

  Light Assembly Associate

Posted: 02/02/2022

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 (



Available jobs - Huntley, IL

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  Maintenance Technician

Posted: 06/16/2022


  • Quickly respond to operational or technical issues to ensure maximum productivity.
  • Troubleshoot, and repair equipment breakdowns involving mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components.
  • Optimize machine output and increase quality of preventative maintenance.
  • Assist with equipment tear down – Rebuild, replace, or repair defective components and reassemble.
  • PM (preventive maintenance) on production equipment and facility.
  • Work closely with production supervisors and production personnel with equipment repairs.
  • Perform PLC and other low voltage control changes and make diagnostic checks on production machines.
  • Install and repair high voltage and low voltage circuits for production lines and facility.
  • Assist outside contractors with on-site projects and repairs
  • Replace light bulbs, filters, fuses, etc as needed.
  • Support and contribute to a healthy and safe work environment by following all workplace regulations, policies, and initiatives, including reporting all first aid injuries, accidents, and workplace hazards.

Job Requirements

  • 2-3 years Industrial Maintenance experience.
  • The ability to work overtime throughout the week and Saturday’s if necessary.
  • Working knowledge of electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics and PLC’s.
  • Must be a self-starter and team player who actively contributes to the Maintenance Dept in order to complete tasks and meet goals.

Some knowledge of maintenance management software is desired.

This is a very important role within our Company – A sense of urgency without causing undue stress is an important part of this position.

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  Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Posted: 06/16/2022

LDI Industries, an industry leading manufacturer of hydraulic tanks, components, and custom fabrications has an immediate opening for an experienced 2nd Shift Production Supervisor. The location in Huntley, IL is a modern 115,000 sq ft airconditioned fabrication facility. This highly responsible hands-on position provides daily leadership and support to the 2nd shift production team. You will be making certain that high quality products are produced and shipped to our customers on time. Production must operate in a safe work environment at all times.

Normal 2nd shift hours are Monday thru Thursday, 2:30 PM to 1:00 AM (four 10-hour shifts).

This hands-on position reports directly to the Manufacturing Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • A minimum of 5 years of Production Supervisory experience involving metal fabrication, welding, and finishing
  • Past experience with MRP systems
  • A working knowledge of Quality Systems & Lean Manufacturing in an ISO 9001 environment
  • Previous experience working with typical fabrication BOM’s Routings, Process Sheets, ECN’s and CAD drawings
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to oversee and conduct employee training
  • Ensure employees comply with Company policies & procedures
  • Work with Leads and Supervisors for proper staffing
  • Daily management performance objectives & goals
  • Disciplinary action when necessary
  • Assist with annual performance review process
  • Work with Maintenance personnel to maintain equipment and facility

Submit resume and salary requirements to:

   Production Planner

Posted: 06/10/2022

LDI Industries, Inc. a multi- facility manufacturer of hydraulic components, lubrication equipment and custom fabrications has an immediate full-time opening for an experienced Production Planner within its Materials Department. This challenging position is responsible for the day-to-day production planning/scheduling of select product lines and families of manufactured components.

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • A minimum of an Associate’s Degree (Bachelor’s Degree preferred) in Supply Chain or Materials Management, or related discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of responsible Production Planning/Scheduling experience within a manufacturing setting.
  • Past familiarity with Infor / MAPICS XA Manufacturing Systems a plus.
  • Proven experience in ERP Systems.
  • APICS Certification (or working towards certification) preferable.
  • Analytical with strong problem solving skills.
  • A creative, self-initiating type of disposition.

Submit resume to:

  Senior Designer

Posted: 3/3/22


Education and experience requirements

  • Associate Degree in Mechanical Design or related field of study
  • A minimum of five years of experience working in Design Engineering

Must skills to qualify for position

  • High level of proficiency using 3D CAD software including sheet metal module or equivalent, Solidworks preferred but willing to train
  • Experience designing and detailing metal fabrication in light to medium gauge carbon steel
  • A good understanding of metal forming and welding processes
  • Work with a focus on quality, safety and productivity
  • Detail oriented
  • Able to work independently with good communication skills

Responsibilities of the position

  • Use Solidworks to create 3D models and detail production prints, saving and retrieving CAD work within EPDM
  • Design metal fabrications, bracketry and leak-free reservoirs
  • Complete design changes and drawing maintenance on items in production
  • Work directly with Manufacturing Engineering and Production Associates to optimize designs for manufacturability
  • Provide production support for product released to manufacturing
  • Retrieve design and cost information from LDI’s quoting software
  • Utilize ERP system, INFORXA, to retrieve information on existing parts
  • Perform cross-checks of design work completed by other team members
  • Communicate directly with customers to develop designs to meet customer specifications, resolve concerns of manufacturability and to obtain design approval

Other skills of interest (training is available)

  • Experience designing and detailing fabrications constructed with aluminum or stainless steel
  • Microsoft Office (WORD and EXCEL)
  • Experience as an ISO Auditor in support of the QMS


Qualified candidates, please submit your resume to:

Dale Patek, Engineering Manager


PH: 920.482.3055

  Manufacturing Engineer

Posted: 2/25/22

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 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 metal fabrications and related manufacturing processes
  • Tool and fixture design experience
  • Proficient in 3D CAD
  • Confident in their abilities and able to share ideas and develop solutions within a team environment

Responsibilities of the position

  • 3D design and detailing of fixtures and custom tools in Solidworks to support production and company growth
  • Define manufacturing processes to produce quality products with a focus on safety and market competitiveness
  • Utilize LDI’s ERP system, INFORXA, to retrieve and maintain production information on existing parts
  • Provide technical support to production areas
  • Develop and support efficient, controlled and consistent methods to share and maintain Department documentation
  • Project management of process improvement and development programs
  • Be a leader and lead by example, maintaining a supportive presence on the production floor
  • Collaborate with Design Engineering on new products
  • Provide process steps and associated setup and run rates in support of the Estimating Team
  • For new products, assist in entering process steps and rates within the ERP system

Other skills of interest

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

Qualified applicants e-mail or send your resume to:

Dale Patek

Engineering Manager

P.O. Box 1810

Manitowoc, WI 54221-1810


  TIG Welder - 1st or 2nd Shift

Posted: 02/24/2022

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Certification in AWS D1.2 and/or D1.6 preferred
  • 2 years’ TIG welding experience


  • Lay out, measure, and align metal work pieces to welding.
  • Apply Tig welding techniques to produce consistent high-quality welds.
  • Read and interpret blueprints.
  • Observe all safety procedures.

First Shift Monday thru Friday 6:00 am to 2:30 pm

Second Shift Monday thru Thursday 2:30 pm to 1:00 am

Please submit resumes to:

  Industrial Painter - 1st or 2nd shift

Posted: 02/01/2022

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: 02/01/2022

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: 02/01/2022

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: 02/01/2022

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: 02/01/2022

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: 02/01/2022

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

Posted: 02/01/2022

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: 02/01/2022

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 detail 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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