Machine Operator Night Shift- Minimum $18/hr plus $4.00 Shift Premium and $2,500 Sign-On Bonus

TriCor Direct

Milwaukee, WI

Who we are:

Brady makes products that make the world a safer and more productive place. We are a global leader in safety, identification and compliance solutions for a diverse range of workplaces. From the depths of the ocean to outer space, from the factory floor to the delivery room - we’re just about everywhere you look. Companies around the world trust Brady because of our deep expertise and knowledge across a wide range of industries and applications - powered by our world-class manufacturing capabilities.

We have a diverse customer base in industries including electronics, telecommunications, manufacturing, electrical, construction, healthcare, aerospace and more. As of July 31, 2023, Brady employed approximately 5,600 people worldwide. Our fiscal 2023 sales were approximately $1.33 billion. Brady stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BRC. You can learn more about us at


Why work at Brady:

A career at Brady means working for a global company that has thrived for over 100 years, and whose innovative spirit drives our future growth.


Brady offers competitive pay and great benefits, supported by a culture that encourages collaboration and innovation. We strive to foster an inclusive workplace where diverse talent can learn, grow, and succeed. And with deeply rooted values, no matter where you work at Brady, you’ll feel connected to the community through our charitable contributions and opportunities to give back.


Our headquarters are in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but we have more than 70 locations globally, giving our employees the opportunity to work with colleagues around the world.


What we need:

The Machine Operator will be responsible for operating equipment in the areas of coating, compounding, and/or converting. This position is responsible for the production of valuable, defect-free products that meet or exceed our customers' expectations. The machine operator will be successful in this position by executing to standard work and adhering to all company policies.


Positions are 12 hour night shift positions (5:50pm – 6:00am). This position is located at our manufacturing plant at 2230 W. Florist Ave in Glendale, WI. 


What you'll be doing: 

  • Perform production equipment set up, clean up, safe operation and operator level maintenance of assigned equipment
  • Ensure machines are running properly to create product to desired specifications. Read measurement devices such as rulers or calipers to ensure correct product specifications and tolerances are adhered to.
  • Prepare pump and filtration systems for production process.
  • Follow detailed written product specifications, perform in-process inspection, and operator level quality testing to maintain and ensure product quality. Evaluate and tag out defects as necessary.
  • Troubleshoot and perform process adjustments to maintain product quality.
  • Perform roll changes using material handling equipment and web threading.
  • Maintain quality standards while meeting daily and weekly production goals. Maintain misses and quality issues as appropriate.
  • Operate material handling equipment including forklifts and pallet jacks as required.
  • Identify gaps and process improvements proactively. Participate in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Maintain accurate paperwork, labeling, packaging and material transaction. Support Lean Daily Management and Key Performance Indicator tracking. Record production data for entry in the ERP system in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintain safe working conditions in the department and maintain general housekeeping where appropriate.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned. Responsibilities include, but are not necessarily limited to, the tasks listed on this job description.

What you need to be successful:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Basic computer (e-mail, Microsoft Office, and data entry) and math skills.
  • Ability to physically perform job and safely lift & carry 50 lbs repeatedly, stand for 80% of shift, push/pull 100 lbs, and climb 14" 20-rung ladders.
  • Ability to read & follow written directions and troubleshoot process issues.
  • Mechanical aptitude (working with hand tools, pneumatic tools, following work instructions for disassembling and reassembling various types of process equipment).
  • Must be able to read a ruler accurately within 1/64".


  • Complete insurance coverage with many starting on the first day of employment – medical, dental, vision, life.
  • Family benefits (parental leave, fertility coverage, adoption, and surrogacy assistance); Employee Assistance Program (behavioral health, family counseling).
  • 401K with company match.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and personal/sick time.
  • Dress for your day dress code


*Sign on bonus paid within 90 days of hire