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L.E. Jones Recipient of Employwer of the Year AwardL.E. Jones Company was chosen as the recipient of the 2018 “Employer-of-the-Year” award sponsored by Michigan Works! L.E. Jones was selected from a field of nominations representing the region’s growing, world-class, and innovative companies. Founded in 1941, L.E. Jones recently celebrated its 75th anniversary and currently employs over 400 individuals.

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L.E. Jones Company participated in Senior Recognition Night at Menominee High School on May 21, 2018. The Catherine and Ame Vennema $3,500 renewable scholarship was presented by Scott Lemen to Cole Jersey. The Peter Vennema $3,500 renewable scholarship was presented by Scott Lemen to Colten Kotecki. The David and Heidi Doll $2,500 scholarship was presented by Lori Payne-Csaki to Celeste Haines. Congrats to all recipients!

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L.E. Jones Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Ryan Raygo to Quality/Environmental Technician.

Ryan’s new duties as Environmental Technician, includes successful passing the State of Michigan Storm Water Management Operator License along with providing support and expertise in water and air emission permit reporting. He will also assist with audits conducted by the federal/state government along with third party audits relating to the ISO14000 Environmental Standard.

Please join us in congratulating and supporting Ryan in his new role.

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L.E. Jones Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Mentch to Senior Project Engineer/Engineering Coordinator. Brian’s experience and expertise coupled with his knowledge of our manufacturing processes will have a positive impact for our company in his new role as we strive to improve and achieve our company goals. Please join us in congratulating and supporting Brian in his new role.

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L.E. Jones Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Samantha Wilke to Customer Service Manager. Since joining L.E. Jones in October of 2011, Samantha has done an excellent job being the voice of our customers and providing our manufacturing group clear direction on their weekly and monthly requirements. Samantha has also grown her knowledge of our customer’s engines and production lines and has developed strong relationships with our customer’s procurement groups working on price review and forecasting. Please join us in congratulating Samantha on her promotion.

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L.E. Jones Company attended the Michigan Tech University career fair on September 27th, 2017.  We met with promising candidates to discuss our ongoing recruitment program for future engineering positions, internships, and co-ops. Watch for us at the next MTU career fair in February 2018!

 

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L.E. Jones Company L.L.C., leading manufacturer of precision valve seat inserts, is seeking candidates for the full-time position of: Electrical Maintenance

  • Minimum qualifications include:
    Completion of an acceptable Electrical Maintenance program and/or equivalent.
  • Must be able to read and interpret electronic schematic drawings.
  • Must be able to interpret equipment maintenance manuals and establish preventative maintenance programs for electrical and electronic devices, equipment and installations.
  • Must possess basic drafting skills and mathematic skills and be able to compute electronic/electrical requirements.
  • Must have a complete understanding of electronic systems, concept and theory.

L.E. Jones Company L.L.C. is a leading manufacturer of engine valve seat inserts. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, addressing each of the minimum qualifications listed above, along with two professional references in confidence to:

Human Resources Manager
L.E. Jones Company L.L.C.
1200 34th Ave.
Menominee, Michigan 49858

Resumes must be postmarked no later than June 26th, 2017.
L.E. Jones Company L.L.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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L.E. Jones Company L.L.C., leading manufacturer of precision valve seat inserts, is seeking candidates for the full-time, salaried-exempt position of Production Supervisor.

The ideal candidate will have:

  1. 5 years supervisory (or related) experience in a fast paced, professional work environment.
  2. Knowledge of or prior experience with precision machining.
  3. Good written and verbal communication skills.
  4. Experience supervising a unionized workforce is preferred.
  5. Working knowledge of quality practices and procedures is preferred.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

L.E. Jones Company L.L.C. is a leading manufacturer of heavy duty engine valve seat inserts using unique high alloy materials. L.E. Jones Company is located in Menominee, Michigan. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Interested candidates should mail a resume of work history, educational background, and two professional references. Additionally, each candidate should address each of the minimum qualifications listed above.  Previous applicants must re-apply:

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Human Resources Manager
L.E. Jones Company L.L.C.
1200 34th Ave.
Menominee, Michigan 49858

Resumes must be postmarked no later than MAY 15th, 2017.

NO PHONE INQUIRIES, DROP IN’S, OR EMAILED RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

L.E. Jones Company L.L.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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L.E. Jones Company L.L.C., leading manufacturer of precision valve seat inserts, is seeking candidates for the full-time, salaried-exempt position of Foundry Supervisor. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  1. 5 years supervisory (or related) experience in a fast paced, professional work environment.
  2. Knowledge of or prior experience with foundry operations.
  3. Good written and verbal communication skills.
  4. Experience supervising a unionized workforce is preferred.
  5. Working knowledge of quality practices and procedures is preferred.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

L.E. Jones Company L.L.C. is a leading manufacturer of heavy duty engine valve seat inserts using unique high alloy materials. L.E. Jones Company is located in Menominee, Michigan. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Interested candidates should mail a resume of work history, educational background, and two professional references. Additionally, each candidate should address each of the minimum qualifications listed above.  Previous applicants must re-apply:

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Human Resources Manager
L.E. Jones Company L.L.C.
1200 34th Ave.
Menominee, Michigan 49858

Resumes must be postmarked no later than MAY 15th, 2017.

NO PHONE INQUIRIES, DROP IN’S, OR EMAILED RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

L.E. Jones Company L.L.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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L.E. Jones Company L.L.C., leading manufacturer of precision valve seat inserts, is seeking candidates for Quality Engineer.

Minimum requirements will include a Bachelor’s Degree in quality engineering or similar, extensive gaging and testing knowledge, knowledge of QS 9000 /TS 16949 requirements, good written and verbal communication skills, and proficient use of computers.

CQE certification is a plus.

Duties include reviewing and writing operation work instructions, internal audits, develop and maintain quality related documents, statistical analysis reports. Assist as a resource for Inspection functions and Customer quality issues.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Interested candidates should MAIL a resume which includes two professional references in confidence to:

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Human Resources Manager
L.E. Jones Company L.L.C.
1200 34th Ave.
Menominee, Michigan 49858

Resumes must be postmarked no later than MAY 5th, 2017.

NO PHONE INQUIRIES, DROP IN’S, OR EMAILED RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

L.E. Jones Company L.L.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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L.E. Jones Company employees, family and friends participated in the fifth annual “Da Yooper Plunge” held on New Years Day.  Participants raised close to $60,000 to “plunge” into the icy cold waters in support of the DAR Boys and Girls Club and the River Cities Community Pool.

 

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Last month, TV 6 visited L.E. Jones to feature the company in their weekly, “What Works in the UP” feature.

MENOMINEE — Its employees call it one of Menominee’s best kept secrets. Since 1941, L.E. Jones has been making heavy duty engine parts for big name companies all over the world. Their valve seat inserts can be found in Caterpillar, Volvo and Dodge Ram diesel engines, to name a few.

“We probably have about 700 part numbers that we make” said Daniel Ward, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “There are about 40 of those that are high volume and we will ship about 30 million pieces out of here this year.”

This year, L.E. Jones will bring in about 50 million dollars in revenue. 300 employees assist in the process from start to finish.

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Check out the full story on TV6.

 

 

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lejones-softballOn September 20th, 2014 L.E. Jones hosted their 2nd Annual L.E. Jones softball tournament. This is a much anticipated event as different departments compete against each other. Employees embrace their competitive spirit and look forward to the tournament. There were 4 departments this year that competed; Foundry, Machine Shop North, Machine Shop South, and Salary. We had a great turn out, as many employees and their families came to cheer the teams on, eat, play games, and play on the bouncy houses. For the 2nd year in a row the Foundry team took 1st place with a close second from Machine Shop North. Overall the event was a hit and we can’t wait for next year!

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L.E. Jones was proud to participate in the 32nd Annual Waterfront Festival held August 7th – 10th. Over 50 employees and their families volunteered at the Waterfront booths and parade. The L.E. Jones “Frozen” themed float was a main attraction for the parade as the spectators were very excited to see their two favorite “Frozen” princesses; Elsa and Ana. We look forward to partaking again next year!

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On Sunday, June 1st, over 500 people enjoyed plant tours, food and games at the 2014 L E Jones Open House. The Open House – the first for the company time since 1991 – included a dunk tank and raffle to benefit the Healthy Youth Coalition and their work with youth in Menominee and Marinette counties. L. E. Jones provided a new grill to support the raffle. The Doll and Vennema families, owners of L E Jones, matched the money raised bringing the total contribution to the Healthy Youth Coalition to over $2,000, all of which will stay right here in our community to help families.

 

 

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On the week of May 5th, L.E. Jones participated in the Greater Marinette-Menominee YMCA Corporate Challenge, competing against other local businesses.  L.E. Jones took 1st place in many events as well as 1st place overall. Some of the events included: Tug-of-war, cake decorating, boat building, scavenger hunt, obstacle course, dodge ball, and bowling.

 

 

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On January 28, 2014, employees of the L.E. Jones Company participated in a dodge ball tournament held at the Greater Marinette-Menominee YMCA. This is the 2nd year that L.E. Jones has participated. They had two teams and competed against other local businesses taking 2nd and 3rd place!

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L. E. Jones Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Jim Dellisse to the position of Product Engineer. Since joining L. E. Jones in May of 2011, Jim has grown in his knowledge of valve seat insert materials, manufacturing, troubleshooting methods and experience with insert failure modes in the field. Coupled with communication skills and technical background, Jim has developed exceptional working relationships with many customer engineers and proven to be a valuable asset to our technical staff. Jim will continue to work in the Product Engineering area; however, his direct involvement with customers will increase and has expanded into other areas such as quality and manufacturing. Please join us in congratulating Jim on his promotion!

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On January 1st 2014, the L.E. Jones Company employees and friends participated in “Da Yooper Plunge” for the second year. The participants “plunged” into the icy cold water in support of the DAR Boys and Girls Club and the River Cities Pool. L.E. Jones Company was the main supporter of the event, and would like to thank the community for their support.

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