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At J&D Manufacturing, we believe that our team is the core of our success. You are not just a number here, you are like family. We have a collaborative work environment that provides our team with the training, tools, and support needed to be successful. Our team strives each day to make improvements to process, product, and the service provided to our customers. Our interactive environment allows for personal growth, providing challenging and rewarding work both in the office and on the shop floor.

A career at J&D Manufacturing is a great option and something to be proud of. It’s about being part of a good team, with the best people. Our team has various combinations of skill, education, and experience. We focus on promoting from within and providing great opportunities. We are committed to the success of our mission, our employees and their families, our customers, and our community. We are proud to offer a competitive, comprehensive benefit package to our employees and their families. Our work schedules are all first shift and allow for a healthy work/life balance.

Joining the J&D family is much more than a job, it’s a commitment to excellence and making a difference. Our team is proud of the work we do to help farmers feed the world utilizing our high-quality products.

If you’re ready to work with a hard-working, innovative team to help feed the world, apply today to join the J&D family!


Current Openings

Shift: 1st Shift, Monday-Thursday 6:00am - 4:30pm, with the possibility of overtime on Friday.

Pay: Based on experience.

Benefits: Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Supplemental insurance, 401K plan, and employee discounts.

Job Summary: Produces parts made of assorted materials using laser cutting machines.

Essential Duties:
  • Determine proper arrangement of orders according to production schedules and work orders.
  • Read, interpret, and understand work orders, drawings, and production schedules to determine specifications, such as material to be used, dimensions, and tolerances.
  • Review all nests for sheet utilization and accuracy prior to running machine.
  • Verify parts are set to the correct revision level, downloading from the T drive as necessary.
  • Ensure lasers are loaded with correct material.
  • Set up CNC programs according to work order specifications.
  • Perform CNC programming operations.
  • Verify orders are accurately and efficiently produced by the machines.
  • Unload laser and check for quality of all parts produced.
  • Coordinate distribution of finished work orders to subsequent departments.
  • Complete order request forms for needed inventory.
  • Report levels of in-stock materials weekly.
  • Identify needed maintenance of machines and ensure that parts and lasers are ordered and replaced.
  • Complete daily and monthly crane inspections and complete checklists for verification.
  • Performs card shots, tape shots, etc. to trouble shoot performance issues.
  • Follow good housekeeping practices.
  • Identify and resolve basic quality issues.
  • Follow all safety precautions and use protective equipment as required.
  • Identify and immediately correct any safety hazards in work area.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for generating team spirit and creating and maintaining a personal attitude and work environment that fosters the highest level of employee cooperation, morale and satisfaction.
Experience / Qualifications:
  • Must be 18 or older.
  • Experience operating a Mazak CNC and a Cincinnati Laser.
  • Experience nesting, troubleshooting and performing basic maintenance on a Mazak CNC and Cincinnati Laser.

J&D Manufacturing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Fast Paced and Growth Opportunities
"The fast paced production and diversity of my tasks is one of the reasons why I love working at J&D. J&D Manufacturing believes in growth opportunities within the company and I am a great example of that! I started in production and grew into my management role."
How to apply
By Mail

J&D Manufacturing
Attn: Human Resources
6200 US-12
Eau Claire, WI 54701
In Person

Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CST

Contact Info

For any additional information or for questions about employment, please contact our Human Resources department at or at 715-514-3745.