Careers at Gaylord Ventilation

Working together on your future and ours

For more than 75 years, Gaylord has revolutionized kitchen ventilation with systems known for durability, dependability and meticulous attention to detail. Today, Gaylord continues with groundbreaking designs and innovative approaches to solving the two main priorities facing foodservice operators: energy savings and labor optimization. Our market includes kitchens in large hotels, casinos, stadiums, schools, cruise ships, casual and fast food restaurants, and US Navy aircraft carriers and submarines. Gaylord Industries is part of the ITW Food Equipment Group, which includes many brand name companies such as Vulcan, Wolf, Berkel, Wittco, Hobart, Traulsen, Baxter, Stero, Somat, Kairak, Avery Berkel, Bonnet, Foster, MBM and Peerless. The ITW Food Equipment Group is part of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW), a multinational company with nearly 100 years of history. 


Share your Talent

Share your talent with our team of professionals in Engineering, Drafting, Manufacturing, Sales, Accounting and Parts & Service.

Whether you’re a skilled laborer, recent graduate or an experienced professional, Gaylord Industries values your talent and we believe in helping our people reach their full potential.  You will be rewarded with training, coaching and experiences that allow you to experience extraordinary job and career opportunities.  We're committed to ongoing skills development so our team continues to deliver quality products and services that our customers value. 

Comprehensive benefits package

Along with many opportunities for career growth, Gaylord Industries provides a comprehensive benefits package that supports our employees’ wellness, financial security and educational endeavors

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings program
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Wellness program
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discounts with ITW’s key suppliers: cars, computers, appliances and more...


As a part of the ITW family; employee philanthropy goes further at Gaylord Industries

Volunteerism and giving back to the community is a core value at ITW. We strongly encourage community involvement and offer programs that help our employees support the charities they care about most.

Volunteer Program

The ITW Foundation donates $10.00 for every hour of volunteer time spent at the approved organization of your choice. Minimum of one volunteer hours, up to 100 hours.

Matching Gift Program

The ITW Foundation matches your gift 3-to-1—one of the most generous matching programs among U.S. companies. Minimum contribution of $25.

Explore Careers

Opportunities await you at Gaylord Industries so start your search for an exciting career with us.

At Gaylord Industries we abide by all federal, state and local laws prohibiting discrimination and support the principles of equal employment opportunity. All hiring and employment practices are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.   If you would like to learn more about our current job openings, please use the links below. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please contact Human Resources at to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.

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Be the global provider of choice for custom-engineered commercial kitchen ventilation solutions. For over 75 years, our legacy of quality, craftsmanship, and trustworthy service continues to inspire us to strive for innovation, growth and sustainability.


Be the trusted global partner of sustainable, technologically advanced commercial kitchen ventilation solutions. Empower each team member to take ownership creating innovative solutions, exceeding customer needs.


Our family of values include recognition and appreciation for each other and being held accountable working together as a team.