Production Tech I - Systems (Holzma Saw Operator) - 1st Shift

Manitowoc, WI - Manufacturing, 1400 S 41st St, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America Req #1916
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
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.

The Holzma Saw Operator performs production activities to supply assembly areas with required product for customer orders.  These activities must be performed efficiently, safely and with quality in mind.  This position requires the use of hand tools, assembly equipment and the ability to follow production schedules.



  • Correctly start up and operate the Holzma Saw
  • Accurately cut board using both the front feed and back feeding systems on saw
  • Operate the DISA dust collector, run the cleaning cycle, and empty dust collection bins daily
  • Proficiency in precision measurement and inspection
  • Conduct basic operator preventative maintenance, checks, and service as required
  • Conduct routine adjustments
  • Troubleshoot problems
  • Work in other production areas as needed


  • Document downtime reasons & review regularly with Process Managers
  • Provide suggestions for improvements regularly
  • Foster an environment of continuous improvement and encourage suggestions from team members





  • High School or Equivalent Preferred


  • An understanding and ability to use the BPCS system to print and scan labels
  • Correctly read an MPR and shop packets
  • Must be able to work well under tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work overtime when needed
  • Must be willing to help out other cells when not busy
  • Ability to read tape measure and drawings
  • Frequent interaction with others
  • Positive attitude
  • Dependability
  • Communication skills
  • Good housekeeping habits
  • Willingness to learn
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to follow all safety procedures


  • Regular attendance
  • Frequent interaction with others, must be able to work in a team environment, must be able to work with others in small areas


  • Competitive base wages starting at $18.00/hour
  • Monthly Goal Sharing bonus program with earning potential of up to $190 per month
  • 15 Minute paid break
  • Health, Vision, Dental Insurance
  • HSA w/ Employer Contribution
  • Celebration of Achievements
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program *Once vesting period is met
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • + MORE!
KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing / Operations - Plant
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $18.00
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  • Manitowoc, WI - Manufacturing, 1400 S 41st St, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America