Career opportunities
for local high school students and recent graduates.

Stecker Machine Company values lifelong learning. We support local youth through Manitowoc County machinist apprenticeship programs, training, and career-building initiatives (see below).

Most of Stecker’s leaders and managers have worked their way up from CNC machinist positions, combining their high school educations with on-the-job learning for long-term career success.


Youth Machinist Apprenticeships

These 1- or 2-year programs invite high school juniors and seniors to earn credit and wages while gaining valuable CNC machining industry experience under the watchful eye of Stecker’s experts.


Marketing & Management Job Shadow

Stecker’s marketing and management teams explains how their roles play an important part in the successful operation of a CNC machine shop. This experience is available to two students per day.


Job Shadows

This 2- to 4-hour, on-site experience allows two students to learn the technology, daily routines, and responsibilities of a CNC machinist and ask questions about available career opportunities and advancement.


Student Tours

More than a walkthrough of Stecker’s two facilities, a student tour includes connecting with machining professionals who have varied roles and have advanced their careers at Stecker.

Stecker connects students and educators for WI youth apprenticeship programs.

About Stecker Machine Company

A family-owned and managed company, Stecker serves OEM customers with leading-edge production of CNC machined parts for trucks, tractors, and other equipment.

Our long-term vitality and commitment to our customers and our 250+ non-union employees is shown in our reinvestment in new technology and laser focus on quality. A leader in the industry, Stecker is certified by DQS Inc. to ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016.

Stecker is located at 5107 County C on the south side of Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Watch CNC machining in action and see why Stecker is unique: