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

  • Set up and operate CNC boring bars, CNC boring mills, large CNC milling and turning machines, CNC grinders, special purpose CNC machines, etc.
  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Using a variety of precision measuring equipment, measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or workpiece as guides for subsequent machining.
  • Dry run, debug and edit CNC programs at machine under supervision.
  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers
  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media, under supervision
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
  • Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to specifications.
  • Grinds and adapts tooling and attachments for special work requirements.
  • Works with large and expensive parts or smaller parts of a complicated nature having critical and exacting requirements as to tolerance and finish.
  • Diagnoses and rectifies tooling problems and machine malfunctions under supervision.
  • Completed projects subject to final inspection.

Your Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED. Technical certificate from a trade school, 2 to 3 years of machining experience.
  • Knowledgeable about most aspects of precision CNC machining. 
  • Knowledge of materials both ferrous and non-ferrous along with machining speeds and feeds.  
  • Interpret information supplied by various measuring instruments; able to read, understand and modify CNC machining programs and able to use of forklifts, cranes and hand trucks.


  • 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.