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Manufacturing Technician

Date: Dec 22, 2020

Location: Menomonee Falls, WI, US

Company: W.C. Bradley Co.

Job Summary

Operate simple to moderately-complex manufacturing machines and equipment to produce product or product components in accordance to the prescribed manufacturing run schedule. Setup, monitor, and perform minor trouble-shooting of automated high-volume production equipment. Sample product produced for manufacturing expectations and quality standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

•    Operate assigned manufacturing machines and equipment along a production line and in accordance to established Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to produce product or product components.
•    Set-up, make adjustments, and perform minor troubleshooting of simple to moderately-complex manufacturing equipment.
•    Perform machine change-overs for product runs of varying sizes.
•    Load and unload materials and product components on and off manufacturing machines during production runs.
•    Monitor the production process and perform sample quality checks; remove defective products to allow for continued production; and inform the supervisor of product quality issues.
•    Assist the maintenance team with equipment maintenance as requested.
•    Accurately record production counts and other information as required or deemed appropriate.
•    Prepare packaging materials for manufacturing runs.
•    Prepare all unused materials for storage or supplier return.
•    Identify opportunities for improved efficiency; make recommendations to supervisor for consideration.
•    Maintain a safe and hazard free work environment; wear and use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required; and follow established safety policies and procedures.
•    Other duties as deemed necessary.

Qualification Requirements

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or completion of GED equivalent.

Minimum Work Experience:

  • One (1) year of manufacturing or general labor experience.

License(s) / Certification(s):

  • None.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•    Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles and practices; and the ability to regularly apply them.
•    Proficiency using a Personal Computer (PC) to operate integrated manufacturing equipment; and Microsoft Outlook.
•    Basic math skills and the ability to take and interpret simple measurements.
•    Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to read and write using English.
•    Problem-solving skills and the ability to use good judgement.
•    Ability to use hand tools to take measurements and make simple adjustments to machines and other equipment.
•    Ability to be detail oriented.
•    Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
•    Ability to work effectively on a regular basis in a noisy manufacturing environment.
•    Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.
•    Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.

Physical Requirements

Normal line manufacturing environment with the ability to stand for long-periods of time and execute repetitive movements.


For employment within the United States, Lamplight Farms Incorporate, a division of the W.C. Bradley Co., uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired team members.  To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service at


Lamplight Farms Incorporated, like all divisions of the W.C. Bradley Co.
is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, or veteran status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination where we do business.

Federal law requires Lamplight Farms Incorporated, like all divisions of the W.C. Bradley Co. to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. If you are interested in applying for employment with Lamplight Farms Incorporated and require special assistance or accommodation to complete any part of the application and pre-employment process, please contact our Human Resources Office at 262.790.8616 or visit us at W140N4900 Lilly Rd, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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