Wright County is home to more than 205 manufacturing firms (11.8% of workers)

There are many opportunities to join these firms with On the Job Training and
no need for a higher education diploma or degree.

Continue to the Employment Section for employment options near you.

Annandale School District

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Buffalo - Hanover - Montrose School District

For more information on Buffalo – Hanover – Montrose School District go to The Place to Dream, Believe and Achieve | Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Schools (

Dassel - Cokato School District

For more information about Dassel – Cokato School’s go to Dassel-Cokato Schools / District Home (

Delano School District

For more information about Delano School’s go to Delano Public Schools District

Howard Lake - Waverly - Winsted School District

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Maple Lake School District

For more information about Maple Lake School’s go to Maple Lake Public Schools / Homepage

Monticello School District

For more infromation about Monitcello School’s go to Monticello School District / Homepage

Rockford School District

For more information about Rockford School’s go to Home – Rockford Area School District 883

St. Michael - Albertville School District

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Wright Tech Center

Wright Tech Center offers courses that will earn you CTE credits. 

Engineering Courses

Courses offered by WTC that are in the Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology Cluster include ….

Pathways in the Engineering, Manufacturing, & Technology 

Architecture and Construction

Would you like to get paid to build the things people use everyday?

Architecture and construction workers work on buildings and other structures. This includes highways, bridges, houses, and buildings. You might create the designs or plans for new structures. Or, you might use the plans to build it or manage the workers on the project.

Some architecture and construction workers do skilled trades, like carpentry, painting, or plumbing. For example, you might do all of the electrical work for a renovated office space. Or, you might work as a landscaper and take care of flowers and trees on large properties.

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Are you good working with your hands? Can you figure out how a machine works?

Manufacturing workers work with products and equipment. You might design a new product, decide how the product will be made, or make the product. You might work on cars, computers, appliances, airplanes, or electronic devices.

Other manufacturing workers install or repair products. For example, you might install refrigerators or washers, repair plumping in commercial buildings, or diagnose engine problems in cars and trucks.

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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

Are you detail-oriented? Do you want to know how things work, or enjoy solving problems?

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workers do scientific research in laboratories or the field. Others plan or design products and systems. Or, you might support scientists, mathematicians, or engineers as they do their work.

For example, you might oversee the construction of roads, develop systems to prevent diseases, or help engineers do research and read blueprints.

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Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

Have you always been fascinated by vehicles? Do you like to drive them or fix them?

Transportation, distribution, and logistics workers move people and products by road, air, rail, and water. You might work as a driver, pilot, engineer, or captain.

You might repair or maintain the vehicles, trains, planes, and ships that move people and products. Or, you might work behind the scenes to make sure the products and people get to the right place on time.

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Education & Training

Ridgewater College

A Minnesota community and technical college, Ridgewater offers more than 100 educational programs in transfer and technical education. In fact, some of our programs are unique in not only Minnesota, but also the nation.

With campuses in Willmar, Hutchinson, and online , Ridgewater serves more than 5,500 students. For 2020 and 2021, Ridgewater has been ranked as Minnesota’s #1 Community College based on value, strong academics, student life, facilities, diversity, student experiences, location, and safety! (Source:

Education Opportunities

St. Cloud Technical & Community College

St. Cloud Technical & Community College is located in the heart of Central Minnesota. Founded in 1948, SCTCC offers programs of study that lead directly to employment opportunities in the region as well as transfer options to four-year universities and colleges to pursue a bachelor’s degree. 

Nearly 5,600 students are enrolled in credit-based classes annually. More than 70% of the student population comes from the surrounding six counties, with the remaining students hailing from around the globe. More than 96% of the College’s graduates find employment in their fields of study or successfully transferred to another college or university to continue their education.

University of Minnesota

At the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, we seek new knowledge that can change how we all work and live. We prepare students to meet the great challenges facing our state, our nation, and our world. And we apply our expertise as students, faculty, and staff to engage with communities across Minnesota.

Check Out Programs Available 


Long Haul


Long Haul Trucking runs on the power of promises kept. It’s that motto that makes Long Haul Trucking great. When you join Long Haul Trucking, you’re joining a family that will work with you on your goals as a professional company driver or an owner-operator. Long Haul Trucking takes pride in giving their drivers an opportunity to create wealth. They do this by offering them great freight lanes, amazing dispatchers and an office team that is second to none. Everyone at our company has a personal interest in making each of our drivers and employees a success!

Long Haul Trucking offers Premier 94 Truck Service at their base location in beautiful Albertville, Minnesota. This facilities offers some of the best Mechanics, Truck Wash, and a complete line of Parts and Accessories that will make your truck not only the best running, but also the cleanest.

Long Haul Trucking also offers Club 94. A card controlled common area for all our drivers and owner-operators that offers 24/7 access to a full kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops, dining area with HD TV’s, two new private showers, a theater room with a 70-Inch plasma HD TV, and an exercise room with Life Fitness machines. Club 94 offers all the comforts of home, and it’s included when you join Long Haul Trucking as a driver or owner-operator.


Employment – LHT Long Haul Trucking


Malco Products, SBC employs around 160 associates on two shifts at our Annandale, MN location. We are always looking for multi-talented people who can grow with us and assist our company in achieving our long-term goals.  We are proud to be a U.S.-based solution developer and manufacturer of tools and accessories that improve job-site productivity. Our focus on quality and innovation ensures the health and safety of the hands-on professionals who have come to rely on the trusted Malco brand.

Careers at Malco Products – Malco Products

R & M Manufacturing


We like competitive people who like fast-paced, intentional work. Those who prefer hands-on and collaboration. People who are ready to make a commitment to themselves in the name of a career and professional purpose. R&M Manufacturing is ready to commit to you. 


You’ll put your competitive edge to good use as we strive to exceed the competition. Your hardwork, craftsmanship, and pride will lead to better quality and integrity within our products as we strive to achieve a dynamic partnership with our customers. You’ll be part of the recognition as a leading supplier of progressive tool design/build, progressive and short-run stampings, and metal fabrications. Your success will reward both our team and customers. 

The R&M Core Values:

  • Safety | Safety is our #1 priority.
  • Growth | We invest in our people and infrastructure.
  • Integrity | We operate with honesty in all dealings without compromise.
  • Service | We provide world-class service to foster dynamic partnerships.
  • Teamwork | Working together to continually improve is the basis of our organization.

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Fraser Steel


Over the years our company has partnered with OEMs in virtually all industrial and consumer markets that use tubes. Through dedication and experience we have perfectly positioned ourselves to help customers resolve engineering dilemmas, redesign components, perfect assembly processes, or meet tight delivery deadlines.

The Fraser Steel vision statement captures our proven commitment to customer service: “… To provide unwavering dedication to our customers’ needs, making their products more successful.”

Simply stated, Fraser Steel attracts the best people in the industry. Our “SWAT team of tubing” has a remarkable ability to adapt to change without jeopardizing our company’s core values. This adaptability shows up in the engineering design stage and out on the production floor. It’s evident in our forward-thinking investment in new technology, and it’s proven by our staff’s whatever-it-takes approach to satisfying customers.

Careers – Fraser Steel – All Things Tubular

Mold - Tech Precision Injection Molds

Since 1978, Mold-Tech, Inc. has served the injection molding industry designing, building and sampling the highest quality injection molds. These molds have included prototype, development, bridge, multi-cavity production, hot runner, auto unscrewing, insert, in-mold decorating, micro, metal injection, silicone, shuttle, multi-shot and stack. Our state-of-the-art facility employs an experienced and dedicated staff that is focused on providing a quality product and superior customer service.

The key to our success is our highly trained employees who are constantly looking for new technologies and process improvements to aid in the development of high quality molds. Our molds are designed and manufactured to the highest standards. This commitment provides our customers with exceptional value.

Our focus is customer service. Our business philosophy is to form a partnership with our customers from initial concept and design through final production and delivery. Our dedicated project managers ensure successful projects by maintaining effective communication throughout the process.

Mold-Tech Inc is a great place to put your skills and talents to work in a fast-moving, team-oriented workplace. As we continue to grow, we have positions to fill and can provide employees the opportunity to advance in many areas of the company. If you would like to join the Mold-Tech team, we encourage you to apply for any positions that fit your interest and experience. 

Benefits offered at Mold-Tech include:

  • Health and Dental
  • Life and Disability
  • Flexible spending account for Childcare
  • Heath Savings account for Healthcare
  • 401K Retirement Savings
  • Shift Premium
  • Casual Work Environment
  • Cross Training/Opportunity for Advancement

Please send your resume to or fax to (763) 497-7630 for consideration. 

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FSUSA - World Class Sealing Systems


FS USA is a talented group of people that have been leaders in the rubber and plastics industry since 1995.

FS USA Has become a preferred source for custom extruded, die-cut, and molded flexible product solutions.



FS USA is dedicated to becoming the leader in providing flexible product solutions to OEM’s Worldwide.



FS USA is exceeding market expectations through continually raising our standards for quality, service, safety, training, personal development, technology, and profit. Our standard never rests! 



Faith- Faith allows us to believe in our vision, mission, purpose, and people.  It pushes us to trust and rest in something that is greater than just ourselves.

Family- We strive to treat and respect each teammate as family, while also using our collective efforts to serve our individual families and communities!

Freedom- Freedom creates a culture that allows people to do the right thing!

Leadership- Everything hinges on leadership. We leading by example and serve each other.

Integrity- We value honesty and doing the right thing when nobody is watching.

Innovation- We dare to think differently. The freedom in our culture allows people to come up with the best ideas and we know there is always a way to do it better!

Winning- We value excellence in everything we do. We want us, and our customers, to win the right way; through excellence in all we do.

People- We strive to give people the best vision, tools, culture, and environment to excel in work and in life. Our people make our culture!

Custom Rubber Sealing Solutions | Join Our Team | FlexSeals

Sand Profile

Know Where Your Products Come From

Learn more about our highly skilled team

You’ll feel better about investing in a product when you know that it came from a top-notch manufacturer. SAND Profile Inc. takes pride in offering full transparency to our clients, so you know exactly who you’re working with.

Our company started in 1983 in Stockstadt, Germany and has since opened plants in North America, Asia and Europe. With our specialized knowledge of how to mold elastomers (rubbers) and thermoplastics into high-quality sealants, you can be sure that you’re getting top-notch products. Place your order today.

SAND Profile Inc. employs around 40 associates on three different shifts at our Annandale, MN location. We are always looking for multi-talented people that can grow with us and assist our company in achieving our long-term goals.

We are proud to be a german/american manufacturer of technical rubber and thermoplastic profiles. We focus on the development, construction and production and set ourselves high standards to ensure consistent quality.

For this purpose we rely primarily on our philosophy of “value creation through appreciation” – which is mainly lived in the coexistence of the SAND family.

Careers | Sand Profile Inc.

CB Machining & Engineering, INC.

Our mission is to provide our Customers the best possible service, confidence, and trust. We aim to earn your business each and every day.

It is the people, our culture and attention to detail at CB, which separates us from the competition. Teamwork, Innovation, Reliability, and Precision are the cornerstones of our Organization.

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Vetsch Custom Cabinets


Exceeding Expectations Since 1980

When you’re ready for new custom cabinets, you’ll find that the Vetsch difference comes through in how we approach your project. Your experience will be personal and creative, and your finished product will be done with great pride and meticulousness care. Our local team of cabinetmakers are skilled craftsmen who enjoy transforming raw wood into the cabinets you’ve been dreaming of.

Let our dedicated team go to work, and see your home reborn.

Whether it’s the finishing touch on a new home, or the remodeling job you’ve carefully planned, we look forward to helping you with your custom cabinetry.

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HSI Manufacturing

Let us put our decades of experience to work for you

HSI Manufacturing is a family-owned, full-service metal fabricator offering fast, reliable workmanship and unparalleled customer service. Our innovative approach to manufacturing means cost-effective solutions and on-the-mark deliveries. Through collaborative partnerships with customers and key suppliers, we ensure that our versatile capabilities align with your business goals and meet the highest standards of excellence in the industry.


We offer paid time off, holiday pay, medical coverage, dental, life insurance, and 401k(s). Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment where innovation is at the core. Start your application today!

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Izza Bending Tube & Wire, Inc.

IZZA Manufacturing has been around since 1994.

Back then, we focused specifically on high-quality powder coating. That’s always been an important business for us, but we love engineering.

Engineering and building things in the USA is our passion. We love helping bring imagination to life, and turning entrepreneurs’ dreams into reality.

Our owner, Scott Landgraf, has worked tirelessly to spearhead this vision. An inventor at heart, he’s worked very hard to create a business helping other entrepreneurs build products, redesign and improve them and even cut costs through great quality control and warehousing.

IZZA is an ISO 9001:2015 certified manufacturer and maintains a massive 66,000 square feet of production space in two buildings in Buffalo Minnesota

As an organization, we strive to meet our clients’ expectations. Top management at IZZA demonstrates its leadership and commitment by ensuring that clients’ requirements and applicable regulatory and statutory requirements are met, and risks that could affect our products and services have been addressed.

Our focus is on consistently providing client satisfaction.


To apply for a job with IZZA Manufacturing, please send a cover letter together with your C.V. to:

Von Ruden Manufacturing, Inc.


Von Ruden has been designing and producing drive components for sixty years, beginning in 1946 with right angle gear boxes and parallel shaft speed reducers. Von Ruden now manufactures and distributes a complete line of hydraulic motors, gear boxes, brakes and tool products along with accessory items such as valves and overhung load adapters. The breadth of the quality product line covers a wide variety of pricing and delivery requirements to meet nearly all performance/cost specifications.


Von Ruden continually reviews applications and is always looking to add performance-driven team members to our lineup. Please forward your resume and all other relevant information to us and we will contact you.

Please send to us, attention:


1008 First Street NE
PO Box 699
Buffalo, Minnesota 55313


Whirltronics, Inc.

Your Full-Service Source for Metal Stamping, Forming and Austempering

Whirltronics Inc. offers full-service metal manufacturing with capabilities in stamping, cold forming and austemper heat treatment of low, medium and high-grade carbon steels. Our advanced machinery and facility allow us to service large contracts as well as large and small production runs.

From conception to completion, our engineers and highly skilled production team can develop prototypes and manufacture a quality product on time, every time.

Whirltronics also produces a large line of precision lawn mower blades for a variety of distinguished companies. Our knowledge, advanced machinery and facility allow us to service large contracts and large and small production runs.


If interested in joining our team, please apply in person, click the Job Application link to apply today, or forward your resume to:

Whirltronics Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
208 Centennial Drive
Buffalo, MN 55313

Other Employment Search Resources

Minnesota Works.Net is an internet-based self-service system where employers and job seekers can find each other. Registration is encouraged because it allows full access to all the features of the system. This site is supported by Employer tax dollars and there is no additional fee to use this service.

Job seekers can post up to five resumes to be searched by employers. They can also search for job openings and be contacted by e-mail when new job postings meeting their search criteria are found by the system.

Employers can post job openings. They can also search for job candidates, recruit job seekers online, and elect to receive emails when new resumes are found that match their requirements. is a service provided by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). DEED is responsible for administering various state and federal programs that provide workforce development services. For more information about DEED, please visit

Express Employment Professionals

Express Employment Professionals is one of the top staffing companies in the U.S. and Canada. Every day, we help people find jobs and provide workforce solutions to businesses. Albertville, MN Express provides a full range of employment solutions that include full-time, temporary, and part-time employment in a wide range of positions, including Professional, Light Industrial, and Office Services. We’re here to support you.

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CareerForce is here to help you

We’re Minnesota’s career development and talent matching resource.  We guide people toward rewarding careers, connect individuals to opportunities and help employers find the workers they need to grow and thrive.

We are committed to continually working to enhance our services to employers, prioritizing equity at the center of everything we do, leveraging technology and innovation to meet our customers where they are and always striving to serve them better.

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Award Staffing

In 1988, Award Staffing started with only one office and a couple of team members with a committed approach: provide clients with unsurpassed service and associates with a clear career path, all while serving the communities in which we work and live.

Today, Award Staffing has grown to a nationally-recognized staffing agency with six locations throughout the Twin Cities. Though much in the world has changed since our launch, our service approach with a local focus has not. By using innovative technologies and inspired processes, we have expanded our quality of service making Award Staffing a premier staffing company.

Minnesota Staffing Agency | Award Staffing

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Address: 3650 Braddock Ave NE, Suite 1300

Buffalo, MN 55313

Phone: 763-496-5632