Careers

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Learn

We are committed to investing in our employees. Applied Process employees gain access to numerous learning opportunities that focus on career enhancing skills such as:

  • Teamwork
  • Understanding product & process flows
  • Reading heat-treat cycles
  • Complete operation of furnace equipment
  • Time management
  • Organization

Grow

We offer advancement opportunities within AP. We'll prompt our employees to higher-level positions before searching for candidates outside the company. We also offer a number of financially supportive growth opportunities such as:

  • Profit sharing
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Continuing education benefit of $5,250/year
  • Regular performance reviews
  • Merit increases

Thrive

We recognize that our success is a direct reflection of our dynamic team. Because our team is our most important asset, we are committed to making AP a great place to work. We seek to help you thrive as a member of our team by providing the following:

  • Night shift premiums of $0.75/hour
  • Consistent scheduling
  • Every other weekend off
  • Insurance benefits (90-95% of health insurance premiums paid by us)
  • Entry level bonus opportunities

Career Opportunities

Full-Time Furnace Operator – Livonia, MI

The Furnace Operator is responsible for the successful loading and unloading of parts. This will include the reading of lineups to determine the arrangements of various loads. The Furnace Operator also has an awareness of material in furnaces to determine sequence of loading. This individual will learn to operate a forklift/hi-lo to transport baskets and parts throughout the plant location.

Full-Time Furnace Operator – Oshkosh, WI

The Furnace Operator is responsible for the successful loading and unloading of parts. This will include the reading of lineups to determine the arrangements of various loads. The Furnace Operator also has an awareness of material in furnaces to determine sequence of loading. This individual will learn to operate a forklift/hi-lo to transport baskets and parts throughout the plant location.

Part-Time Furnace Operator – Oshkosh, WI

The Furnace Operator is responsible for the successful loading and unloading of parts. This will include the reading of lineups to determine the arrangements of various loads. The Furnace Operator also has an awareness of material in furnaces to determine sequence of loading. This individual will learn to operate a forklift/hi-lo to transport baskets and parts throughout the plant location.

At Applied Process, the most talented engineers, heat treating specialists, and thought leaders are driving the future of the Austempering Industry

Applied Process is a group of commercial heat treating companies that specialize in the Austempering process. Austempering is the heating of cast iron or steel in a high-temperature furnace, and then transferring it into a molten salt bath to improve properties like strength. Applied Process has been a technology leader in the heat treating industry since 1978, and we're always looking to recruit new talent to our thriving team of dedicated heat treatment professionals.

Employee Benefits

We are the best, because we hire the best. We're committed to making Applied Process a great place to work!
Here's some of what you can expect to gain when you join the Applied Process team:

  • 401K Company Match of 25%
  • Clean & Safe Work Environment
  • Safety Shoe & Prescription Safety Glasses Program
  • Profit Sharing, Various Bonus Opportunities
  • Continuing Education Benefit of $5,250/year
  • Regular Performance Reviews & Merit Increases
  • Company Paid Holiday Party & Annual Picnic
  • Long & Short-Term Disability, Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation Holidays & Sick Time

Other Employee Facts & Benefits

$31,500
Average 2016 Entry Level Production Wage
90-95%
of Health Insurance Premiums paid by AP
$3,600
Average 2016 Entry Level Bonus & Profit Sharing
$49,600
Average 2016 Entry Level Production Total Compensation
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I am the Production Manager at AP Westshore in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. I have worked at AP for 22 years. I write-up & schedule all incoming work, help setup & approve load plans, & oversee production personnel. In my spare time I enjoy golfing & bowling. I am an all-around sports guy, I love playing the actual game!- Vic Salazar

I started working at AP in 2003 as a Furnace Operator. I worked my way up to my current position of Production Manager in Livonia, MI. I am in charge of product scheduling, managing production employees & training plant staff. In my off time I enjoy wood working and going to the shooting range.- Donny Parker