Employment Opportunities with Northern Engraving

Bring Your Passion

At Northern Engraving we are nameplates and trim, and have been for over 100 years. But we know we wouldn’t be what we are now without our employees. 

For that reason, we strive to provide a culture that employees want to be a part of, with a set of core values outlining Trust, Respect, Uniqueness, Service and Teamwork, as well as opportunities for continuous improvement. 

Bring your passion to Northern Engraving and together, we’ll see what we can become.

Benefits for corporate positions include paid vacation, holidays, medical, life, dental, long term disability, Flexible Savings Accounts (FSA) and 401(k) savings program with discretionary company matching contribution. 


Corporate Headquarters

803 S Black River St, Sparta, WI  

Plant Manager 

The Plant Manager directs and coordinates activities of all departments. Previous work experience in the automotive industry, printing or metal nameplate is preferred along with management experience in a union environment. Requires the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
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Program Manager 

This is a program leadership role that is responsible for all aspects of Program Management. This role is responsible to drive AQP and manage the supporting functional teams to deliver flawless launches. All financials and timing management and product change control will be managed by this person. This person will report directly to the VP of Operations. This person will be responsible for multiple concurrent program launches. 
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Human Resources Generalist 

The Corporate Human Resources Generalist provides administrative day-to-day support to the Human Resources Manager and plant personnel offices on all personnel matters and assists with benefit and payroll processing.  Requires ability to maintain confidential records, good communication skills and knowledge of unemployment and labor laws.
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Sparta Division

803 South Black River Street, Sparta, WI

Manufacturing Process Engineer 

The Manufacturing Process Enginer is responsible for developing, documenting and leading activities to optimize manufacturing processes to meet our customers' requirements and expectations in a cost effective manner. Requires Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering along with experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment. 
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Production Supervisor - 1st Shift

This position is responsible the manufacturing process from raw material to finished product and is required to effectively and safely plan and manage the day-to-day operations of personnel, resources, equipment and processes. The position is also responsible for communicating job expectations and enforcing systems, policies and procedures. Requires knowledge of lean manufacturing methodologies with good organizational and team building skills.
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Production Scheduler 

This position is responsible to act as liaison with sales to expedite, interpret customer demands and to provide Manufacturing with accurate schedules to ensure department efficiencies and on time delivery to customers. Requires knowledge of MRP systems with good organizational, communication and problem solving skills. 
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Tool Crib Maintenance

This position is responsible to keep the tool shop in clean and orderly condition. Requires basic knowledge of computer programs with ability to read measurements and perform preventative maintenance on shop equipment. 
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Tool and Die Maker

This position is responsible for analyzing specifications, laying out metal stock, setting up and operating machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to make and repair dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges and machinists' hand tools. Requires Associates degree in Tool and Die/Machining, vocational school or related on-the-job experience. 
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West Salem Division

600 Brickl Road, West Salem, WI


Holmen Division

1400 Sand Lake Road, Holmen, WI


This position is responsible for expediting and facilitating the flow of materials to and from the various departments to ensure that shipments are made. This position also assists Production Control with the scheduling of jobs.
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La Crosse North Division

2325 Enterprise Avenue, La Crosse, WI 


This position is responsible for producing decorative wall surfacing product known as Gage Cast and Gage Metal. Requires good mathematic skills with ability to operate power tools and machinery as well as lift 100 lbs. 
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Production Workers

All of the manufacturing locations are accepting applications. Automatic wage increase after 60 work days and again after six months. Shift premium paid for second and third shifts. Progression and top rates vary by location and position.

Benefits include paid vacation, paid holidays, health, sickness and accident coverage and 401(k) savings program with company matching contribution.

Apply in person at the division and take a tour of the manufacturing facility. 

Sparta, WI
803 South Black River Street 
Production hours:
7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, 11pm-7am

Holmen, WI
1400 Sand Lake Road
Production hours:
6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm

La Crosse, WI
2325 Enterprise Avenue
Production hours:

West Salem, WI
600 Brickl Road
Production hours:
6:30am-2:30pm, 2:30pm-10:30pm, 10:30pm-6:30am

Spring Grove, MN
202 4th Avenue NE
Production hours:
7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm


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