Management & Professional

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Management & Professional

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

  • Controller – The Controller is responsible for managing the financial activity and objectives of Kuhn North America and Kuhn Canada, including financial reporting, accounting and treasury functions. Responsibilities include managing the monthly close process, developing/maintaining accounting standards/analysis/reporting procedures, analyzing operations, leading the audit process, and managing accounting support staff. A bachelor’s degree in accounting and a minimum of ten years of manufacturing and five years of supervisory experience is preferred. Experience in inventory valuation, advanced MS Excel skills, and functional knowledge of ERP software are also required. Public accounting experience is preferred.
  • Cost Accountant – The Cost Accountant performs a variety of costing, inventory, and other accounting duties to assist in the daily operations of the accounting department in accordance with the company’s quality standards. A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or business (with emphasis in accounting) and two years related accounting experience is preferred. Strong skills in spreadsheet applications (Excel) required and SAP system experience, Outlook, and Word is preferred.  
  • Director of Operations – The Director of Operations leads, directs and manages overall manufacturing and support activities for manufacturing operations; including production, supply chain, quality assurance, manufacturing engineering, and facilities maintenance on a strategic level to achieve the most efficient production of the highest quality products at the lowest possible cost while meeting customer requirements. A bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or operations management and a minimum of eight years related manufacturing management experience with responsibility for manufacturing engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, and inventory is preferred.  Knowledge of metal machining, fabricating, welding, and painting processes is required.
  • Field Support Representative (Northwest US) We are currently seeking a Field Support Representative to support dealers in the states of Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho & Wyoming, 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. 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. The position requires at least 70% travel in the region and is home-based within the noted region.
  • Field Support Representative (Western Canada) We are currently seeking a Field Support Representative to support dealers in the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia, 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. 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. The position requires at least 70% travel in the region and is home-based within the noted region.
  • Human Resources Specialist The Human Resource Specialist is responsible for the coordination and execution of various human resource programs, including manufacturing personnel recruitment and selection, onboarding, communications, Wellness Works, and special events and projects/continuous improvement efforts. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management is preferred. Education and/or experience in the human resource support function is required. Extensive application knowledge and experience in general HRIS/Payroll software, word processing (Word), spreadsheet applications (Excel), Internet, and e-mail is required. Experience/knowledge of ADP HRIS/Payroll software and database management software 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.
  • Technical Support Specialist (Balers & Mergers) – As a member of the Product Support team, this individual serves as the technical expert for set group of products (balers & mergers) and supports Kuhn North America personnel and dealers in resolving after sales service issues. Responsibilities include collaborating with other Kuhn North America departments to diagnose & resolve service and performance issues, reviewing and processing warranty claims, developing service bulletins and service instructions, along with creating and presenting training material. An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in agricultural mechanics or agricultural engineering technology is preferred. The position requires knowledge and skills in the areas of customer service, mechanics/repair, electronics, and hydraulics.
  • Technical Support Specialist (Electronics) – The Technical Support Specialist serves as the expert in electronics applications in KUHN products and is responsible for assisting the aftermarket group in resolving internal and external customer inquiries. Responsibilities include assisting dealers with electronic questions, troubleshooting and repairing scale and monitor components, and reviewing and processing electronics warranty claims and completing failure analysis. An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in agricultural mechanics or agricultural engineering technology is preferred. The position requires knowledge and skills in the areas of customer service, mechanics/repair, electronics, and hydraulics. Application knowledge and experience in word processing (Word), spreadsheet applications (Excel), presentation software (PowerPoint), Internet, and e-mail is preferred.
  • Tooling Designer (Robotics) – 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