Shear Operator - Green Bay-Fabrication

Green Bay, WI - Manufacturing, 1330 Bellevue St, Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States of America Req #2000
Friday, February 24, 2023
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.

Job Description:

KI, a world class supplier of innovative and award-winning furniture solutions for business, educational, and healthcare environments, is seeking a full-time Shear Operator to join our Green Bay manufacturing facility on our 1st shift. A $1.00/hour raise is also given within the first year of employment.  

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Job Duties:

The shear operator is responsible for setting up the Haven Shear and End Finisher as well as making adjustments to ensure accurate product is being produced.  The position is also responsible for:


  • Complete daily, safety inspections of the shear and end finisher
  • Cut the correct materials according to the shop orders
  • Change blades as necessary
  • Change and adjust machines based on tubing diameter and length
  • Transport bundles of steel tubing utilizing a hoist system.
  • Perform multiple tasks to ISO Quality Standards
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Preferred


Value Added Skills:

  • Mechanically inclined with previous manufacturing experience, but not required
  • Communication skills
  • Computer knowledge
  • Willingness to learn
  • Must be able to take measurements by using the decimal system
  • Ability to read KI print will be useful


Physical Requirements:

  • Working in areas where it can get warm
  • Working in a smoke free environment
  • Activities including standing, walking, lifting, twisting and bending
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Willingness to assist in any given area of the plant if your area is slow



  • This is a 1st Shift position
  • Hours are 6 am – 2 pm Monday – Friday
  • Overtime during busy season


KI offers a welcoming work culture with competitive benefits for eligible employees. Benefits include:

  • 100% Employee ownership
  • Competitive health, dental, & vision insurance
  • A 401(k) Plan with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Wellness resources, including an on-site fitness center and a fitness reimbursement program
  • An educational reimbursement program
  • Company paid life insurance, short term disability, long term disability, and EAP.
  • Sick pay
  • Monthly Performance Bonus



KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing / Operations - Plant
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Green Bay, WI - Manufacturing, 1330 Bellevue St, Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States of America