Thank you for your interest in a new career at The Howard Company!

We are 100% employee-owned with a team of over 50 full and part-time employees. In business since 1950, we take pride in all the products we design and create for our business partners. There is always something new and exciting happening here;  let's talk about how you might fit in with The Howard team!

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Job Summary: Perform mechanical and electrical assemblies by following job paperwork to pull correct parts, assemble, and package various types of equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Work from detailed assembly drawings, pick lists, and specifications to accurately perform mechanical and electrical assemblies or sub-assembly operations on menu systems and accessories per customer order.         

Use a barcode scanner to log into jobs on a computer, record labor, and issue materials to jobs.

Maintain total quality assurance by following procedures and completing final UL inspections.

Assist with physical inventory counting on a weekly basis.

Maintain a clean and safe work environment and follow all safety practices.

Abide by all Howard Company rules and regulations as noted in the Employee Handbook, including attendance standards where 5 or fewer unplanned absences a year is the maximum acceptable standard.

Work hours are typically 7-3:30 pm. There is occasional overtime available either by adding an extra hour before or after the normal shift, or very occasionally by working a Saturday.

Core Values:

Successful employees at The Howard Company consistently display these Core Values:

We are Flexible: We are willing to adapt and change ourselves, our products and the business as the circumstances dictate.

We Have Unquestionable Integrity: We are honest, ethical, fair, respectful, and trustworthy. We do the right thing.

We Have Unshakable Can-Do Attitudes: In everything we do we focus on why we can.

We Have Hearts of Service: We respond with urgency to the needs of our customers and co-workers

We Have The Mindset of Ownership: We own and we care about our actions, our responsibilities, the company resources, and the company itself.


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The company will provide any necessary training to ensure the job requirements are met.

Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; 1-2 years of experience and/or training in mechanical/electrical assembly preferred. Working knowledge of electric and air-driven hand tools.

Language, Math, and Computer Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions in English. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to read a ruler. Basic knowledge of personal computers.

Physical Demands: The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.

Installation Project Manager

The Howard Company is seeking an installation project manager in Brookfield, WI. At The Howard Company, our installation project managers oversee the entire life cycle of the installation process. This individual will schedule site surveys, prepare estimates & invoicing, recruit installers, coordinate permits, and work closely with vendors to complete installation within our client’s timeframe.

About Us:

The Howard Company is an employee-owned menu board and drive-thru equipment manufacturer located in Brookfield, WI. We’ve specialized in branding signage for food service, convenience and grocery stores, public venues, and schools and universities for over 70 years.

What We Offer:

-Medical | Dental | Vision

-On-site wellness center

-401k w/employer match

-PTO & 10 paid holidays

-Employee Stock Ownership Plan

-Ability to work remotely

-Leadership team committed to your growth & success

-Wellness programs targeted to lower your monthly healthcare premium 

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

-3-5 years of previous project manager experience

-Previous installation experience preferred

-Ability to communicate effectively remotely

-Utilize software to log progress, feedback, quotes, and invoicing

-Develop & maintain basic understanding of restaurant construction & permit requirements

-Ability to prioritize and complete tasks

-Establish relationships with vendors, sales & support teams


We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws

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