At Freeman Schwabe Machinery, 100 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 21 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.92. It was published on Jul 20, 2017. 2715 Visitors

What Employees Say

Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
Management is competent at running the business.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
Management is approachable, easy to talk with.

What They Do

We asked Freeman Schwabe Machinery to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

  Freeman Schwabe is a global OEM of the highest quality Hydraulic Die Cutting Presses / Cutting Systems and Manufacturing Software, including the world-renowned brand of SCHWABE USA presses built in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.  

About this Company

Website: Industry: Manufacturing & Production
US Headquarters: Cincinnati, Ohio, 45103 US Sites: 1
US Employees: 23 US Revenues: $7.8 million
Worldwide Revenues: $8.9 million Corporate Structure: Private
Founded: 2006

Schwabe SR 230 Belt Feed Press

Perks and Programs

We asked Freeman Schwabe Machinery to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

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$55,300 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Production $71,300 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Engineering
4% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 5% of salary50% Company-paid health coverage for employees
50% Company-paid health coverage for dependents
Schwabe Die Vacuum Cutting System


21 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 3 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment


60 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 60 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)
60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

Community and Environmental Impact

$5,000 Philanthropic donations in last year CEO Leads environmental impact team
Yes Renewable energy program Yes Recycling program


  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity

Schwabe SR 180 Tile Cutting Press


Schwabe SR Power Table

How to Get Hired

We asked Freeman Schwabe Machinery for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Works with a sense of urgency and purpose.  Does not assume and over communicates.  Follows-up promptly and professional.  Is prepared to do whatever is needed from the individual to support internal and external customers.  Is adaptable, flexible and entrepreneurial.  Minimizes mistakes and learns from them.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Be persistent yet humble.  Communicate frequently and with purpose.  Walk at a fast pace when walking through the Shop.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

Senior Mechanical Engineer who has experience designing heavy duty weldments and is skilled at FEA. Service Technician(s) Electro-Mechanical Assembler(s)

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Qualified candidates should email us at  

hiring Outlook

3 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 10% Job Growth
5 Average applicants per opening 10 Total job applicants
5% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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