Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprentice - 1st Shift (P1) in Brillion, WI at Ariens­ Company

Date Posted: 4/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


At Ariens Company we understand that Passionate Employees + Astounded Customers = SUCCESS! We offer a fast-paced, casual environment with a strong sense of community. As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to make an impact and be recognized for it.  At Ariens you’re not just an employee, you're family!

We are currently recruiting for a motivated and passionate Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprentice. The Apprenticeship Program is approximately an 18 month process combining formal education with on-the-job learning at the Ariens Company.



Entry level Industrial Manufacturing Technicians operate industrial production related equipment, work with manufacturing related tools, and perform work processes related to a wide variety of manufacturing settings. Apprentices will learn to set up, operate, monitor, and control production equipment.  They will also help improve manufacturing processes and schedules to meet customer requirements.   

  1. Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprentices will obtain well-rounded training and experience in the following areas: Safety, Operating Equipment, Quality, Interpreting technical data, Measuring, Total Preventive Maintenance, Materials, Inventory, Business Operations, Continuous Improvement and Production Equipment set-up.     
  2. Responsible to demonstrate progress in learning the above mentioned areas as well as any operations areas, Machining, Forming, Welding, Assembly, etc.
  3. Operating company equipment in each functional area where needed.
  4. Fill in and assist where needed.

Job Requirements


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required, must meet minimum entrance requirements of community college
  • Effectively manage workload in consideration of the respective time demands
  • Willing to learn
  • Willing to perform challenging tasks
  • Critical Thinking: When diagnosing problems, apprentice must think critically in their process of repairing the issue
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to be able and willing to work on the shift posted for extended period, through apprenticeship and beyond
  • Commitment to education portion of Apprentice program to be able to pass exams and classroom education
  • Mechanical Skills: Apprentice read blueprints and schematics and use an array of tools
  • Successfully complete classroom portion of State Apprenticeship
  • Must be able to work with basic mathematical computation
  • Must have knowledge of blueprint; prior training is helpful but will accept on the job experience in lieu of formal training
  • Willingness to commit to a formal training program through a local technical college for up to four year
  • Willingness to learn problem solving and troubleshooting techniques are part of process of Apprenticeship training. As the successful candidate develops, interaction with other operators for set-up, problem solving, quality control, and troubleshooting will all increase
  • Ability to stand and walk for a minimum of 10 hours per day and ability to lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Must be physically capable of performing the essential duties and responsibilities of the apprenticeship program with or without reasonable accommodations


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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.