Job Opening: Quality Technician

Position: Quality Technician

Hours: Second Shift: Monday – Friday, 2pm – 10pm

Location: Lake Mills, WI

Wage Range: Depends on skill level and experience.

Our Key Requirements:

  • Create and maintain CMM / SmartScope programs / fixturing
  • Create and maintain specific work instructions to support manufacturing operations
  • Liaison to customers in new part development and drawing interpretation
  • Update old measurement programs
  • Create and maintain manufacturing and inspection work instructions
  • Support inspection personnel and processes
  • Support machinists and shop floor personnel
  • Support machine tool programmers with interpretation of GD&T specifications
  • Work with machinists to prove out new parts and/or prototypes
  • Participate in New Part meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Our Qualifications and Requirements:

  • This position requires an understanding of CMM programming, GD&T tolerancing, machining, and processes that go along with manufacturing.
  • Proficient in CMM programming software.
  • Proficient in Solidworks or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Quality Management System tools, continuous improvement methods, quality control and statistical techniques.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Two or more years in CMM programming experience preferred.
  • Three or more years of experience in a machine shop or similar manufacturing environment.
  • Experience using traditional inspection tools (micrometers, calipers, bore gauges, indicators), surface plate inspection methods (using gage blocks, indicators, sine bars), and using a CMM.

Note: Not all key requirements need to be met by a candidate, but willingness to learn and work as a team is a must!

AEI offers a wide range of benefits including:

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
Retirement/Savings Plans (401k)
Short and Long Term Disability
Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Term Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts & Health Reimbursement
Personal Time Off including sick pay
Floating Holidays
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

Our Application Process:

Please complete the employment application online by clicking on the link “Join Our Team” at the bottom of the webpage or by going to the “Contact Us” tab and select “Join Our Team.”  You can also email your resume and cover letter expressing your talents, skills, successes and career objectives to Alex Sawicki at

Job Opening: CNC Machinist

Position: CNC Machinist

Hours: First Shift: 6am – 2pm (Monday – Friday); Second Shift: 1:45pm – 11:45pm (Monday – Thursday or Tuesday – Friday); Third Shift: 10pm – 6am (Monday – Friday)

Location: Lake Mills, WI

This position is responsible for inspection, and production of precision machined parts on various CNC lathes and milling machines.

Wage Range: Depends on skill level and experience.

Our Key Requirements:

  • Ability to read, interpret, and edit machine code – Preferred
  • CNC Machining experience
  • Capable of calculating and adjusting tool speeds & feeds to match machining conditions
  • Knowledge of cutting tools, their application, and various grades and designations
  • Knowledge of and ability to use tradition inspection tools to verify part dimensions
  • Ability to use CMMs, surface measuring equipment, and optical inspection equipment to verify part dimensions’
  • Ability to read and accurately interpret part prints and Geometric Tolerancing
  • Ability to make recommendations for process improvement
  • Solid problem solving skills
  • Ability to use standard shop math and trigonometric functions
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Duties will change as dictated by product demand and customer specifications.  Other duties may be assigned.