Machine Assembler


KHS is a subsidiary of Salzgitter AG. As one of the world's leading manufacturers of filling and packaging systems for beverages and liquid food we are a world-class player. Our customers have trusted in our passionate pioneering spirit and first-class technologies for over 150 years. However, we can only remain world class if we continue to find new employees who make just as high demands of themselves and the quality of their work as our customers make of us at KHS. Are you one of them?

Your Tasks

  • Receive, review and prepare the kit of machine parts for assembly; review and build manuals that include drawings and bill-of-materials; review instructions for assembly; arrange parts and materials for the machine to correspond to sales order specifications.
  • Receive part kits or shop orders for assembly, use drawings and bill of materials to follow assembly process. May use computerized Enterprise Resource Planning scan system and job orders for labor tracking.
  • Inspect and prepare parts.  This may involve removing small quantities of metal to reduce sharp edges and or to produce a close fit between parts.
  • May become certified and use powered industrial trucks or cranes for moving large components or pallets of machine parts.
  • Drill, tap, or ream holes and perform other secondary machining operations in metal or plastic pieces using hand tools.
  • Align components and attach with bolts, screws or various hardware.
  • Install moving parts, such as gears, shafts, levers, or bearings, and verify correct operation of components.
  • Bend and install pipe or plastic tubing for pneumatic systems.
  • Align and mesh gears in gearbox to assemble system of gears.
  • Use a wide variety of precision measuring and gauging devices.
  • Test or assist in testing operation of completed product.
  • Know how to access ISO documents and use them.
  • Follow 5S procedures to keep work area clean and organized on a daily basis.
  • Communicate clearly with shop leads, production controls or engineers.

Your Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, technical certificate for machining or other related discipline; two years of manufacturing assembly experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Mechanical and technical ability to build sub-assemblies and machines corresponding precisely to engineering specifications within the stated production time frame
  • Demonstrates mastery of safe use of hand tools and other manufacturing equipment
  • Capable of reading and interpreting engineering schematic drawings.               


  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance offered at 30 days of employment
  • Generous Educational Reimbursement program
  • Company sponsored Life and Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Ten (10) Paid Holidays per year
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Location: Waukesha ǀ Wisconsin ǀ USA

In order to ensure our success in the future, too, we need first-class employees – and we also have plenty to offer them.