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Below is a listing of our current employment opportunities.

Please send resume to jim[at]kivelainc.com or fax to 262-250-9224.

Experienced Mazak Programmer/Machinist - 1st Shift

Join our growing team!

Kivela Inc. is seeking an experienced Mazak Machinist and Programmer to add to our team.  Kivela Inc. is a specialized job shop producing short-run components primarily for the automation industry.  This opening is for first shift and would work 6:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Thursday, with overtime opportunities on Friday.  

Candidate Requirements: 

Must have several years experience programming and setting up Mazak 3-axis machining centers and/or lathes. 

Experience with short-run manufacturing and understanding of job shop procedures and pace. 

Capable of inspecting finished parts and understand GD&T symbols and specifications. 

Able to work as part of a team and communicate effectively with management 

Excellent attendance and work ethic. 


Additional consideration will be given to candidates who possess the following skills: 

Prior experience with Mastercam or comparable CAD/CAM program. 

Programming experience with 4th axis (rotary indexer) 

Understanding of G and M codes 


Kivela Inc. offers provides competitive wages and benefits with the opportunity to earn yearly bonuses based on employee performance.  Benefits include health and dental insurance as well as 401k match.  Employees are fully vested in their 401k from the day of their first contribution.

“Their versatility and flexibility has given me the confidence to work with them on a wide variety of projects”

- David A Werner II, Fabri-Tech Inc.