Production Tech I-Systems (2nd Shift)

Manitowoc, WI - Manufacturing, 1400 S 41st St, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America Req #1831
Wednesday, November 23, 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.

As a Production Technician in our Systems Department, you are responsible for the final assembly and packaging of product for the cell they are assigned.  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.


Production Activities:

  • Perform all required production activities for the area 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

Continuous Improvement:

  • 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


  • Maintain Safety as the highest priority
  • Properly train new employees regarding PPE and Safety requirements in the cell
  • Notify the Production Coordinator and/or Manager of safety concerns


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent


  • Competitive base wages starting at $18/hour + $2/hour Shift Premium
  • 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
Location on Google Maps
  • Manitowoc, WI - Manufacturing, 1400 S 41st St, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America