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

Available jobs - Manitowoc, WI 

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  Swivel Assembly / Paint (1st Shift)

Posted: 02/08/2023

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

Submit resume to:

  Utility Operator (1st or 2nd shift)

Posted: 02/01/2023

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.

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

Posted: 02/01/2023

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 - 2nd shift

Posted: 03/23/2023


  • 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)
  • 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

Available jobs - Huntley, IL

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  Quality Technician

Posted: 03/02/2023

LDI Industries has a first shift (6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) opportunity for a Quality Technician/Inspector in a modern, clean, fully air-conditioned plant. Hands on, energetic quality-oriented individual to provide support for our Quality System.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Perform In-coming inspections, In-Process inspections and New Item inspections
  • Complete calibration updates and adjustments
  • Assist in completing and submitting PPAPs, ISIRs, Control Plan and FA inspections
  • Perform ISO internal audits
  • Participate and assist in process improvement initiatives and shall present a positive attitude
  • Assist with other projects as needed or assigned
  • Assist in resolving customer complaints and returns (RGA)
  • Perform cleanliness test


  • High school diploma / GED required
  • 3 years of inspection experience in a metal fabrication environment. Previous experience with fabrication inspections, internal auditing, and gage calibration
  • Welding experience and CWI certification is a plus
  • Proficiency in reading blue prints, welding symbols, assembly print and good knowledge of tolerances
  • Experience with GD&T
  • Good working knowledge of various weld and form processes
  • Must be competent in use of micrometers, calipers, and thread ring gages
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • High level of accuracy is required
  • Willing to learn and support expanding skills on the job
  • Work with a sense of urgency and accountability
  • Experience with quality tools, problem solving, and/or continuous improvement
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work with others
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Physically able to lift up to 35 lbs. and measure and inspect product in a variety of positions
  • Perform job duties for 8 to 10 hours per day

Qualified candidates can send their resume to:

  CNC Press Brake

Posted: 01/06/2023

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:

  Manufacturing Engineer (Huntley, IL)

Posted: 7/5/23

Education and experience requirements

  • A minimum of an Associate Degree in a manufacturing related field
  • 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
  • A good communicator
  • 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 within Solidworks/EPDM
  • Define manufacturing processes to produce quality products with a focus on safety and market competitiveness - enter and maintain routings and work instructions
  • Utilize LDI’s ERP system, INFORXA, to retrieve and maintain production information
  • Provide technical support to all production areas – identify and troubleshoot productivity and quality challenges
  • Project management of process improvement and programs to incorporate new processes into production
  • Be a leader and lead by example, maintaining a supportive presence on the production floor
  • Collaborate with Design Engineering on new products

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)

Send or e-mail your resume to:

Dale Patek

Engineering Manager

P.O. Box 1810

Manitowoc, WI 54221-1810



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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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