Manufacturing Opportunities

Manufacturing and skilled trades opportunities.

Skills to Live By

We believe there are better, more efficient and sustainable ways of manufacturing in today’s world. Process matters. Technology matters. But most of all, people matter. And there’s an important place for those who love to work with their hands and take pride in seeing things come to life from start to finish. It’s a career worth exploring and a path worth taking for those who want to make their mark.

We Get You

For everyone who’d rather be moving than sitting, hands-on rather than pencil pushing, building a career rather than doing a job, Kohler manufacturing has a spot for you.

Be a part of the legacy at Kohler and explore our opportunities.


Experience what career path may be right for you with apprenticeship opportunities in areas such as construction, engineering, industrial maintenance, machining, welding and more.

General Manufacturing

Explore a variety of functional opportunities as an assembler, operator, machine setup, manual caster, material handler and warehouse operator.

Building and Grounds

Complete assigned duties throughout the business, while operating a variety of machinery and equipment.

Electro Mechanic / Maintenance Mechanic

Perform general maintenance and preventative maintenance work on all machines and equipment to keep them in good working condition.


Complete electrical and electronic maintenance and repair services to plant equipment.


Complete essential functions such as machine repair, installation, rigging, basic machining, fabrication, welding and more.

Pattern Maker

Construct, revise and repair patterns, core boxes and models to support our manufacturing operations.

Facilities Maintenance

Perform a wide variety of projects, including masonry, rough and finish carpentry, painting, glazing and more.

A machinist at Kohler Co. who is smiling and wearing safety glasses wipes his hands on a towel. In the background are machines.


Set up, adjust and operate the machines required to perform a variety of work needing close tolerances and finish.

Get to know your future teammates.

Run the show.

From inspiring teams to overcoming challenges, Kohler’s team leaders are at the center of it all. 

The new world of Manufacturing.

Wisconsin Women in Manufacturing Hall of Famer Peggy Gulick shares what it’s really like to work in manufacturing—and it may not be what you think.

Alex Ramirez, warehouse supervisor for all Kohler Co. engine facilities in Latin America, looks into the camera. The background is primarily dark.

Humble ambition.

When 22-year-old Alex Ramirez began sweeping floors at the Kohler Engines plant in Mexico City, he had no idea just how far his career would take him.

Ben Nichols, who works in Skilled Trades – Facilities Maintenance at Kohler Co., uses a table saw to cut a sheet of wood.

Trading up.

Ben Nichols, Skilled Trades - Facilities Maintenance, Kohler, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Hear what our associates have to say about life at Kohler.

Lisette L.

“I like working at Kohler because it's like a big family. They care for you and they help you achieve whatever goal you want to achieve – in the future or right now.”

Kristin K.

"Something that makes me feel really good about my job is when I'm asked questions from my boss for input. I really appreciate having my opinion valued."

Shari V.

"I am proud to work for Kohler because they support the community in many different ways. And that's what we, as workers like to see, we're putting our time into company, they put it back into us."

Your Kohler story begins here.