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.
Experience what career path may be right for you with apprenticeship opportunities in areas such as construction, engineering, industrial maintenance, machining, welding and more.
Explore a variety of functional opportunities as an assembler, operator, machine setup, manual caster, material handler and warehouse operator.
Complete assigned duties throughout the business, while operating a variety of machinery and equipment.
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.
Construct, revise and repair patterns, core boxes and models to support our manufacturing operations.
Perform a wide variety of projects, including masonry, rough and finish carpentry, painting, glazing and more.
Set up, adjust and operate the machines required to perform a variety of work needing close tolerances and finish.
We’re building the next generation of manufacturers. That's why Kohler launched Skilled Trades U, a program for high school students to get hands-on experience and learn about skilled trades as a career path.
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, Skilled Trades - Facilities Maintenance, Kohler, Wisconsin, U.S.A.