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Production Tech I-Systems (1st Shift)

Manitowoc, WI - Manufacturing, 1400 S 41st St, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America Req #779
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
At KI, we believe knowing our customers helps us serve them better. We listen. We observe. We understand that each customer has unique needs. So, we pride ourselves on helping our customers make smart  furniture decisions by offering expert advice, design options and personalized solutions.

Since 1941, we’ve positioned KI as the furniture company that best understands the furniture industry and is committed to providing customers with the smart solutions. By targeting specific markets with solutions for business furniture, university furniture, educational furniture, healthcare furniture and government furniture, we can quickly respond to our customers’ unique needs – including the choice to procure furniture according to what fits their ordering and fulfillment process. That’s why we say we offer far more than furniture. We’re Furnishing Knowledge.
DEPARTMENT:  Production Tech I - Systems


  • Perform all required production activities for the areas assigned
  • Operate all assembly production equipment in an efficient and safe manner.  (Presses, drill machines, robots, vacuum lifts, box banders, stitchers or any other equipment that may be in the cell)
  • Operate tools required in the cell such as hand-held drills/screw guns, riveters, impact tools, screw drivers, wrenches and any other tools that may be required in the area
  • Use of the scanning equipment
  • Maintain high levels of quality and follow work instruction documents
  • Read and follow the production schedule
  • Train new technicians


  • Participate in continuous improvement activities (Kaizen events, layout planning, Value Stream Mapping as events happen)
  • Provide suggestions for continuous improvement
  • Monitor productivity and downtime issues to provide suggestions
  • Be open to changes occurring to improve processes

  • Qualified candidates should have a positive attitude, willingness to learn, be motivated to attend work regularly, have an interest in personal development/growth, and be able to work well with others in a team setting.

    KI offers a competitive benefits package including Education Reimbursement, Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Critical Illness, and Accident Insurance.  In addition, KI offers 401K, a great work atmosphere and a focus on health and wellness.  KI is truly an employer of choice in the area for these reasons.

    Apply today to express your interest and learn more about KI.  If you need assistance, please contact HR.
  • KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Other details

    • Pay Type Hourly
    • Hiring Rate $13.25
    • Manitowoc, WI - Manufacturing, 1400 S 41st St, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America