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Are you looking to work in a safe and challenging work environment where you can grow your career? If so, you need to check us out! LPI, Inc., an Eau Claire, WI, leading manufacturer of industrial personnel lift systems and elevated work platforms, has immediate openings on either its first or second shift for Welder/Fitters. We are looking for high energy, self-motivated team players to join our dynamic welding team! 

Ideal candidates will have previous certification in Gas Metal Arc and Flux Core welding (some Tig experience helpful but not required); must be able to read tape measures and micrometers and have experience in reading/understanding mechanical drawings and tolerances; have the ability to lift or move up to 50 pounds regularly; and have the ability to drive forklift and operate material handling equipment safely.




We are looking for a self-driven, highly motivated individual to join the LPI team as a Project Manager/Applications Engineer!
Are you looking for a challenging opportunity with opportunities for growth at a family owned, family focused organization? Look no further!

Summary: Plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of the specific project(s).
Work closely with upper management to make sure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule, as well as other departments for support.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
- Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget.
- Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all stakeholders, and ensuring technical feasibility.
- Ensure resource availability and allocation.
- Develop a detailed project plan to track progress.
- Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs.
- Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
- Report and escalate to management as needed.
- Manage the project relationship with the client and all stakeholders.
- Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
- Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors, with collaboration with purchasing.
- Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

Education and Experience:
- Great educational background, preferably in the field of engineering with a concentration or experience in sales for technical project managers.
- Proven working experience managing large scale or multiple simultaneous projects in an industrial equipment market.
- Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in a broad range of technologies ranging from electrical, mechanical, hydraulic to pneumatic and control systems.
- Strong working knowledge of standard office computer programs along with ACAD or other drafting software's, Solidworks, project management software and concepts.




Are you interested in being challenged, putting your mechanical skills to good use, and growing within a technical career?  If so, we are looking for you!  LPI, Inc., an Eau Claire, WI, leading manufacturer of industrial personnel lift systems and elevated work platforms, has immediate Mechanical Assembler positions to fill.  We are looking for high energy, self-motivated team players to join our dynamic assembly team! 

With this position, candidates must be able to read blue prints, both electrical and hydraulic drawings and schematics and/or verbal and written instructions.  Candidates must also have use and knowledge of hand tools, measuring and testing devices, and assembly hardware, and be able to perform self inspection, operation and testing of product assembled. 

Ideal candidates will have an Associate Degree in Maintenance or Electromechanical Technology or at least 2 years previous experience with repair and troubleshooting of pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical and mechanical systems.




LPI, Inc., an Eau Claire, WI based manufacturer, is seeking an individual with leadership skills and multi-tasking abilities to work in a team environment and provide electrical engineering and project management for the design and manufacture of custom personnel lifting equipment from the initial concept stage through manufacturing and final installation and startup at the customer’s facility.

LPI, Inc. is an owned subsidiary of Plank Enterprises, Inc. whose other ownership interests include an industrial/commercial lighting manufacturer (LDPI, Inc.) and a single source contract manufacturer (Pro-Cise, Inc.).  On a consolidated basis, the Plank Enterprises, Inc. family of companies employs about 125 people, currently operates out of one location, and has an established national customer base. 

Ideal candidates will:

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year engineering college or university.
  • Have at least 2 years of related experience and/or training.
  • Have computer skills to include Solidworks (or similar), FEA Modeling, Microsoft Office, PLC programming (Rockwell, Siemens, etc.), and a basic understanding of Ethernet or similar networks.
  • Have ability to interact positively and work effectively with others (interpersonal skills).

Although not a complete listing of job duties, this position will be responsible for project management of multiple projects; design of electrical control and electrical circuit systems; design of PLC controls, programming, and specification of required components; equipment testing; and preparing specifications for the purchase of materials and equipment. 

This is truly an excellent opportunity for a motivated, self-driven individual and Eau Claire, WI, is a wonderful community to call home.  Eau Claire is known for its excellence in education, its many recreational opportunities ranging from the outdoors to the performing arts, and its top quality health care.  In addition, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN, is only a 90 mile drive west of Eau Claire.


Join our winning team today!

Interested applicants can mail their cover letter and resumes to:

LPI, Inc.
4404 Anderson Drive
Eau Claire, WI 54703
ATTN:  Human Resources Department

or fax them to 1-715-839-8158

or email them to psemingson@plankenterprises.com


Full-time positions offer a full benefit package consisting of an onsite primary care medical clinic at a zero cost or reduced cost basis to employees, onsite physical therapy wellness services, health insurance, dental insurance, and life insurance; profit sharing/401k retirement plans; paid vacation accrual; paid personal/sick time accrual; paid holidays; tuition assistance; and much more. Second shift and weekend shift workers enjoy a generous shift differential.


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