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  • Location: Kentwood
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 26 July 2017
    Primary Responsibilities -
    Supporting the lead model maker for wood as a general assistant for the completion of wood prototype parts (furniture) in support of product development projects as well as prototype and production parts as required. Interacts with Model Makers in collaborative hands on environment by aiding in the completion of wood prototypes. Assist in the operation of computer numeric controlled (CNC) wood production equipment. Experience with the use of table saws, band saw, hand tools (wood related), etc. as necessary to produce quality parts. Has technical knowledge of processes and materials to fabricate an aesthetically acceptable, structurally sound and cost effective product. General assistance to Model Makers as needed including part and project assembly and finishing prototypes.
    Coordination of small size project builds seeing them through to completion with limited supervision.
    Flexible to provide general assistance in other areas of the model shop as required.
    Practice good housekeeping.
    Works under immediate supervision.
    Tasks and Abilities -
    * Requires basic knowledge of construction techniques as to the materials, machinery and tooling involved.
    * Basis experience in operating a variety of wood equipment (table saw, band saw & hand tools).
    * Must be able to read prints, and must have analytical skill to determine the needs of requester.
    * Frequent contact with designers, engineers and other model makers regarding development of prototypes. Ability to communicate detailed technical information to all audiences.
    * Requires use of basic problem solving techniques and decision-making methods.
    * Basic knowledge of CNC and basic CAD software.
    Education and Experience - willing to learn and/or be trained in a hands on environment by a variety of intermediate and advanced model makers. Some experience with the assembly of wood products such as office furniture is a plus.
  • Location: Winona , La Crosse
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Thursday, 13 April 2017
    Manpower is seeking a Screen Printer for a growing and successful local business. In this position, individuals would complete all activities involved in the completion of production orders as directed by the Plant Manager. Duties include, but are not limited to: -Set up machines -Screen printing -Screen preparation -Quality control -Take down and clean up Excellent attendance and attention to detail are required. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Prior screen printing experience is preferred. - Attention to detail - Great attendance record - Ability to multitask - Works well in team environment as well as independently