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Machine Setup/Operate


Kewaunee, WI

Job Summary

We are looking for candidates for Machine Setup and Operators for our Kewaunee facility. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan we offer competitive wages, health, medical, dental, and disability insurance, paid vacation, 401K and profit sharing for all employees. Vollrath is a leading manufacturer supplying the commercial food preparation industry and is committed to manufacturing in America. 

The company is seeking an individual for Machine Setup/Operate (2nd or 3rd shift). At our Lakeside facility in Kewaunee. This individual will be responsible for setting up and operating a variety of machining equipment in a metal fabrication operation that processes aluminum and stainless steel.


  • Perform operations including set-up and operating various types of lathes and other equipment such presses, spinning, and planishing machines.
  • Work from drawings and samples.
  • Run other equipment as assigned.
  • Use precision measuring instruments (micrometer, calipers) for “operator self- inspection” to ensure quality products for customers.
  • Assist management with special projects.
  • Assist and train others when necessary.
  • Follow good housekeeping procedures and safety practices.
  • Misc. fork lift duties.


  • High school degree or G.E.D. and at least three years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to effectively communicate internally and externally using both oral and written means.
  • A team oriented approach to solving problems in a self directed work environment.



Hourly wage 2nd shift $21.63 (includes .30 cents 2nd shift premium)

Hourly wage 3rd shift $21.78 (includes .45 cents 3rd shift premium)

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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