Internship / Co-op Opportunities

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Internship / Co-op Opportunities

Kuhn North America is a market leader in the agricultural and industrial equipment industry. We are searching for motivated students who are passionate about agriculture and manufacturing and thrive on the challenge of growth opportunities at our Brodhead, WI headquarters in the following areas:

  • Ag Business Explorer Intern – Specially designed for ag business students early in your college career, to help you explore the various careers in this field. This opportunity will allow you to sample work experience for one month in three of the following areas: Sales Support, Product Support, Product Management, Marketing Communications, and Dealer Development.
  • Design Engineer Co-op – 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 (Pro-E Creo) and knowledge of steel fabrication, welding, and machining is preferred. A farm background is preferred. Current enrollment in an agricultural/mechanical engineering degree program is required.
  • Manufacturing Engineer Co-op – In this position, you will have the opportunity to drive continuous improvement in KUHN manufacturing operations and establish and maintain safe and efficient production processes with the objective of reducing cost while improving quality and performance. Potential projects include plant flow/layout improvement, process review/optimization, fixture design, process documentation, ECN review, etc. Current enrollment in an agricultural, manufacturing, industrial engineering/technology, or mechanical engineering/technology degree program is required.
  • Product Evaluation (Co-op or internship opportunities available) – The student performs various product performance evaluation and testing activities, including KUHN/KUHN Knight products, competitive product benchmarking and new R& D projects in the field and lab environments. Current enrollment in an agricultural/mechanical engineering or agricultural engineering technology degree program is required. Knowledge of material spreading, mixing and hay tool technology is preferred. Knowledge and experience in the areas of farm equipment engineering, testing, mechanics/repair, electricity, hydraulics, and welding is also preferred.
  • Product Management (Co-op or internship opportunity available) – The Product Management Co-op/Intern is part of the Product Management team, which is responsible for the management of product life cycles of current products, the analysis of future business opportunities involving new products, development and delivery of product training, and serving as the Company product expert on select lines. The position will focus on developing training program materials, market and competitive research, machine set-up and preparation for demonstration and new product introduction, and assisting with field evaluations. Enrollment in an ag business or ag/mechanical engineering program is required. Application knowledge and experience in word processing (Word), spreadsheet applications (Excel), database management (Lotus Notes), presentation software (PPT), Internet, and e-mail is preferred.
  • Sales Support Co-op – This opportunity will allow you to work side-by-side with a Sales Support Specialist in our Sales Support department to experience technical sales support and the order management process from forecasting through ready to ship (including forecasting, order management, manufacturing/production communication, dealer interaction, product knowledge, truck mount/industrial projects and administrative support activities). Enrollment in an agribusiness or agricultural engineering/systems technology program is required with farm background a strong plus. Good application knowledge and experience in Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, PowerPoint, Internet & e-mail is preferred.
  • Tooling Design Engineer Co-op – This position is responsible for design of reliable, accurate, and user-friendly welding, machining, and assembly fixtures based on manufacturing requirements. Proficiency in CAD (Pro-E Creo) and some knowledge of steel fabrication, welding, machining, and tooling design or manufacturing engineering is preferred. Current enrollment in a manufacturing/mechanical engineering/technology degree program is required.

    If you are interested in one of these internship or co-op opportunities, please send your resume to:

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