• 1st Shift Jr. Assembler Trainee

    Posted: 12/20/2021

    Milwaukee Valve Company is looking for a 1st Shift Jr. Assembler Trainee to join our Prairie Du Sac, WI team in Department 030. This position has a starting hourly wage of $15.74

    *This position is eligible for a $1,000 sign-on bonus. The first half ($500) is payable after successful completion of the orientation period and the second half ($500) is payable after one year of employment.*

    The regularly scheduled hours for this position are 6:00AM - 2:30PM, Monday through Friday. Overtime may become a possibility or even required. When working overtime, the regularly scheduled shift is adjusted by 1-2 hours at either the beginning or end of the regularly scheduled shift. Overtime may also be requested or mandatory on Saturday as well.


    Established in 1901, Milwaukee Valve manufactures valves for a variety of industries including Industrial, Commercial, Fire Protection, Marine and the dry bulk hauling industries. Our products have been installed on every U.S. Navy ship built for the last 50 years.

    Our heritage, our people, and our passion is to be the best, and Milwaukee Valve is proud of its engineering excellence and its employees who take pride and dedication in their work. In return, Milwaukee Valve offers an excellent benefit package, competitive wages, and promotional opportunities including Health, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance options, Flex Spending, 401K with employer match, tuition assistance, paid time off, and shift premiums. For more information please visit:

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    Summary - The Junior Assembler Trainee is responsible for learning how to set up and operate assembly machines to produce various size and types of valves, using tools and fixtures. Occasional material handling and stocking of components at machine being operated.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities to which competency will be measured include the following:

    • Operation of hand or bench type power tools
    • Operation of air and hydro testers
    • Learn set up and tear down for job changeovers with assistance
    • Learn how to disassemble and repair product
    • Minor material handling and stocking required
    • Use of hoist and other lifting equipment
    • Maintain cleanliness in a prescribed manner

    Work is subject to final inspection.

    Other duties may be assigned.

    Additional Requirements - To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following requirements and competencies:

    Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

    Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.

    Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

    Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and present at his/her workstation and ready to begin working at their scheduled time.

    Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions.

    Qualifications - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Language Skills - Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, read and interpret documents, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, routers, test reports and bill of materials.

    Mathematical Skills - Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

    Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to  stand. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch or bend. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Requires good manual dexterity. Must be able to move hands and arms freely and reach for objects above eye level.

    Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts . The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

    Milwaukee Valve is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in any employment decision because of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, perceived disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or genetic information or on the basis of any other status protected by applicable federal or local laws.