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at Kuhn North America
Brodhead, Wisconsin


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Accounts Payable Assistant – The Accounts Payable Assistant performs a variety of clerical support duties to assist in the daily operations of the accounting function; including vendor master maintenance, matching vendor invoices to receiving reports, coding invoices, vouching payments, printing checks and communicating with vendors to resolve issues and reconcile balance differences. An Associate’s Degree in Accounting and two years related accounting/administrative experience is preferred. Experience in the AS400 operating system, word processing (Microsoft Word), spreadsheet applications (Excel), Internet, and e-mail is preferred.

Product Support Technician – The position supports KNA personnel and dealers in solving after sale service issues for products marketed by Kuhn North America. Duties include investigating warranty claims by performing failure analysis, assisting the Electronics Technician with scale repairs, assisting with the creation of product support documentation by testing repair procedures, reconditioning/repairing equipment, and assisting with trades shows and product/field demonstrations. An Associate Degree in Agricultural Mechanics, Agricultural Equipment Technology or related degree program is preferred. Basic knowledge and skills in the areas of customer service, mechanics/repair, electronics, hydraulics, welding, and torch cutting is preferred. Application knowledge and experience in word processing (Word), spreadsheet applications (Excel), database management (Lotus Notes), Internet, and e-mail is preferred.

Service Technician – The employee is responsible for machine assembly, repair, and truck mounting of agricultural machinery (manure spreaders, feed mixers, tillage & hay tools) both in the store’s shop and at a customer’s location. The position requires knowledge and basic skills in the areas of mechanics/repair, electricity, hydraulics, fabrication, welding, torch cutting, air arc, and service-parts lookup. Farm machinery experience preferred. Strong customer service and communication skills are required. A high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license is required. This position is located at the Greeley, CO retail store.

If you are interested in one of these employment opportunities, please send your resume to:

Jill Leitzen
Kuhn North America, Inc.
PO Box 167
Brodhead, WI 53520
Jill.Leitzen@kuhn.com
Fax: (608) 897-2135


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All positions based in Brodhead, Wisconsin, unless otherwise noted.

Design Engineer – This position is responsible for design and development of components and subsystems based on customer needs, manufacturability, safety, and cost, including development and maintenance of BOMs for new and existing assemblies and products. Proficiency in CAD (ProE/CREO) and knowledge of steel fabrication, welding, and machining is essential. A farm background is preferred. A bachelor’s degree in agricultural or mechanical engineering and ag/industrial design engineering experience is required.

Field Support Representative (TN/KY/LA/MS) – We are currently seeking a Field Support Representative to support dealers in the region (Kentucky, Tennessee, Louisianna Mississippi & NW Alabama) in preventing and solving after sale service issues for products marketed by Kuhn in North America. Responsibilities include serving as the after sales service representative for dealers in the region, responding in-person or via telephone to inquiries regarding questions on after sales service issues, product uses or applications, train dealership personnel on KNA services and service of products, supporting regional sales staff by working farm shows and demonstrating products, and perform field service campaigns. The position requires at least 75% travel in the region.

An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in agricultural mechanics or agricultural engineering technology and knowledge of the ag. equipment industry is preferred. The position requires knowledge and skills in the areas of customer service, mechanics/repair, electronics, hydraulics, welding, and torch cutting. Application knowledge and experience in word processing (Word), spreadsheet applications (Excel), database management (Lotus Notes), presentation software (PowerPoint) Internet, and e-mail is preferred.

Field Support Representative (VA/NC/East TN/East SC) – We are currently seeking a Field Support Representative to support dealers in the area of Virginia, North Carolina, Eastern Tennessee and Eastern South Carolina in preventing and solving after sale service issues for products marketed by Kuhn North America. Responsibilities include serving as the after sales service representative for dealers in the region, responding in-person or via telephone to inquiries regarding questions on after sales service issues, product uses or applications, train dealership personnel on KNA services and service of products, supporting regional sales staff by working farm shows and demonstrating products, and perform field service campaigns. The position requires at least 70% travel in the region.

An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in agricultural mechanics or agricultural engineering technology and knowledge of the ag. equipment industry is preferred. The position requires knowledge and skills in the areas of customer service, mechanics/repair, electronics, hydraulics, welding, and torch cutting. Application knowledge and experience in word processing (Word), spreadsheet applications (Excel), database management (Lotus Notes), presentation software (PowerPoint) Internet, and e-mail is preferred.

Field Support Representative (CO/NE/KS/NM/NW TX/West OK) – We are currently seeking a Field Support Representative to support dealers in the area of Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, New Mexico, NW Texas, and Western Oklahoma in preventing and solving after sale service issues for products marketed by Kuhn North America. Responsibilities include serving as the after sales service representative for dealers in the region, responding in-person or via telephone to inquiries regarding questions on after sales service issues, product uses or applications, train dealership personnel on KNA services and service of products, supporting regional sales staff by working farm shows and demonstrating products, and perform field service campaigns. The position requires at least 70% travel in the region.

An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in agricultural mechanics or agricultural engineering technology and knowledge of the ag. equipment industry is preferred. The position requires knowledge and skills in the areas of customer service, mechanics/repair, electronics, hydraulics, welding, and torch cutting. Application knowledge and experience in word processing (Word), spreadsheet applications (Excel), database management (Lotus Notes), presentation software (PowerPoint) Internet, and e-mail is preferred.

Manufacturing Engineer – The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for driving continuous improvement in all manufacturing operations within an assigned product line and establishing and maintaining safe and efficient production processes, with the objective of reducing cost of manufacturing while improving quality. Activities include leading projects to analyze engineering designs, procurement procedures, manufacturing methods, staffing requirements and machine utilization, material routing and handling methods, tool design and application, etc., acting as project leader/liaison and coordinate activities with manufacturing production departments, production/inventory control and design engineering departments, developing manufacturing processes/procedures/work instructions and routings and developing economic justification for capital equipment. A bachelor’s degree in manufacturing, mechanical, or industrial engineering and/or five years engineering experience in a heavy industrial environment is required. Technical competency in steel fabrication, welding, machining, or paint finishing and thorough knowledge of manufacturing and quality processes is also required. 3-D CAD knowledge required, Pro-E/Creo is preferred.

Retail Sales Representative – The Retail Sales Representative is responsible for maximizing the sale of all Kuhn, Kuhn Krause and Kuhn Knight products and services at the Lexington, NE retail store location. Regular duties include sales calls and product demonstrations to prospective agricultural customers, response to customer inquiries and training, representation at tradeshows, completion of sales and inventory documentation, and collection of accounts. An agricultural and mechanical background and advanced education and/or experience in marketing, sales, or business is preferred. A valid driver’s license is required and CDL is preferred. Opportunity available at the Lexington, NE retail store.

Territory Manager (Northwest US) – We are currently seeking a Territory Manager who will be responsible for the management of all Kuhn product and service sales and marketing activities in the assigned territory (states of Oregon and Washington and portions of Northern California and Northern Idaho) including development of a strong dealer network to achieve market leadership, return on investment, control of assets, and sales objectives. The employee will be responsible for developing and maintaining the dealer network, serving as Company liaison with dealers/customers, leading dealer sales planning to grow territory sales, ensuring dealership sales/service personnel are trained on products and services, and representing Company at farm and equipment shows.

The successful candidate will demonstrate his/her ability to be an independent, self-starter through the use of effective communication and organizational skills. A bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering or business and a minimum of five years experience in sales within a dealer-oriented industry is preferred. Knowledge of agricultural and equipment industry, marketing and business management techniques, and communications software (ex: Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, etc.) is required. The position is home office based in the assigned sales territory.

Territory Manager (Sales) – We are currently seeking a Territory Manager who will be responsible for the management of all Kuhn product and service sales and marketing activities in the assigned territory (Arizona, Utah, Western Colorado, Southern Idaho, & NW New Mexico) including development of a strong dealer network to achieve market leadership, return on investment, control of assets, and sales objectives. The employee will be responsible for developing and maintaining the dealer network, serving as Company liaison with dealers/customers, leading dealer sales planning to grow territory sales, ensuring dealership sales/service personnel are trained on products and services, and representing Company at farm and equipment shows.

The successful candidate will demonstrate his/her ability to be an independent, self-starter through the use of effective communication and organizational skills. A bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering or business and a minimum of five years experience in sales within a dealer-oriented industry is preferred. Knowledge of agricultural and equipment industry, marketing and business management techniques, and communications software (ex: Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, etc.) is required. The position is home office based in the assigned sales territory.

Tooling Designer – The Tooling Designer utilizes CAD software extensively and occasionally hand sketches to design welding, machining, and assembly fixtures for manufacturing. Duties include designing fixtures and tooling in Pro Engineer/CREO and making detailed 2D prints of all components; fabricating or modifying custom equipment, fixtures, and tooling for use in manufacturing; and introducing tooling and fixturing designs to custom fabrication and production and training employees on its proper use. Advanced education in engineering or manufacturing or three years’ experience in manufacturing required. The position requires knowledge and basic skills in the areas of machining, fabrication, welding, assembly, and CAD software. Pro Engineer/CREO experience is preferred.

If you are interested in one of these employment opportunities, please send your resume to:

Jill Leitzen
Kuhn North America, Inc.
PO Box 167
Brodhead, WI 53520
Jill.Leitzen@kuhn.com
Fax: (608) 897-2135



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If you are interested in one of these employment opportunities, contact Pam Wyss for more information. Email: Pam.Wyss@kuhn.com

All positions based in Brodhead, Wisconsin, unless otherwise noted.

Custom Fabrication Technician (2nd Shift) – Perform various duties related to prototype and general shop support including the layout, build, maintenance, and repair of developmental work, tooling and material handling devices. The position requires knowledge and basic skills in the areas of machining, metal fabrication, welding, torch and plasma cutting, grinding, assembly, and dimensional layout. A qualified candidate must have in depth knowledge of blueprint reading, at least one major skill-set of welding or machining or metals fabrication, basic skills and experience in others.

Paint Prep (1st & 2nd Shifts) – This general labor position involves preparation of the unit for the paint process; power washing, scraping, sanding, and material handling. The ability to use basic hand tools is required, with occasional forklift operation. Full or part-time opportunities.

Painter (2nd Shift)This position involves painting parts and units with an electrostatic spray gun while conforming to established quality standards. A vocational diploma in auto body and paint technology, with knowledge of coatings, coating systems, and electrostatic spray coating is preferred. Ability to read basic blueprints and measuring devices and wear a fully enclosed hood type air supplied respirator is required.

Welder (2nd Shift)Seeking skilled welders to weld unit shells, sub-assemblies and components. A vocational diploma in welding or a minimum of two years production welding experience is required. Experience in GMAW and flux cored arc welding, blue print reading and operating material handling equipment is preferred. Full or part-time opportunities.

Assembly (2nd Shift) – The position involves assembly and installation of sub-assemblies, parts and options on unit shells. The position requires a mechanical aptitude, the ability to operate a forklift and power tools, interpret blueprints and measuring devices, and perform basic math functions. Full or part-time opportunities.

CNC Machinist (2nd & 4th Shifts)The position requires set up and operation of machining equipment including various drill presses, manual/CNC lathes and mills. The position requires the ability to operate measuring and material handling equipment, read blueprints and perform basic math functions. A vocational diploma in machine tool and production machining experience is preferred.

Fabrication (2nd & 4th Shifts) – Seeking operators of fabrication equipment including shear, brake press, punch press, saw and NC backgauge. The position requires the ability to read blueprints, complete fabrication measurements, operate forklift, overhead crane, and sheet lifters. Experience operating fabrication equipment is preferred.

Maintenance (2nd Shift)Seeking an individual with a strong background in electrical maintenance with at least two years manufacturing maintenance experience and/or a technical diploma in electro/mechanical maintenance. The position will require install, repair and maintain metal fabricating equipment, including CO2 laser and plasma cutting machines, press brakes and shears, and MIG welding systems supporting production operations. Strong skills in industrial electricity, CNC, hydraulics, high pressure air, welding, torch cutting, carpentry, plumbing, and heating are preferred. Full or part-time opportunities.

Material Handler (2nd Shift)Seeking individuals with forklift experience to transport of required cell components from receiving, warehouses & department staging areas. Individual is required to read basic blueprints, maintain and complete accurate documentation & inventory. Ability to use computer warehouse receiving and inventory systems is preferred.

Manufacturing Coordinator (1st & 2nd Shifts) This position supports manufacturing cell activities under the direction and guidance of manufacturing management. Individuals must have strong communication skills to delegate work within the area while maintaining accountability for quality of production, provide training of established processes and procedures, experienced use of Lean Manufacturing, intermediate knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and basic manufacturing software. Production welding and manufacturing team leadership experience or education in supervisory management is preferred.

Parts Distribution Warehouse (1st & 2nd Shifts)The position involves receiving, picking, packing and shipping service/repair parts. A basic understanding of parts inventory, keyboarding, and basic math skills, ability to operate a forklift / work assist vehicle, ability to work from heights, and frequently lift/move up to 35 lbs. is required. Ag/Farm equipment knowledge is a plus. The successful candidate must possess effective verbal and written communications skills.


SHIFT WORK SCHEDULES

1st Shift: M – Th, 5:00 AM to 3:00 PM

2nd Shift: M – Th, 3:15 PM to 1:15 AM
4th/Weekend Shift: Fri – Sun, 5 AM to 5 PM


Apply in person at our Brodhead, WI office!

1501 W 7th Avenue, Brodhead, WI, 53520
Office hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


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Check back in September for 2019 Intern/Co-op opportunities.

Find more information about us at www.kuhnnorthamerica.com.

If you are interested in one of these employment opportunities, please send your resume to:

Jill Leitzen
Kuhn North America, Inc.
PO Box 167
Brodhead, WI 53520
Jill.Leitzen@kuhn.com
Fax: (608) 897-2135


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KUHN NORTH AMERICA, INC. - 1501 West Seventh Ave. - P.O. BOX 167 - Brodhead, WI 53520 - Phone: 608-897-2131- Fax: 608-897-2561
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