Wahl Clipper Corporation
  • 31-Mar-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Engineering
  • Sterling, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Wahl Clipper Corporation, a global manufacturer of branded Consumer and Professional products, has an exciting opportunity for a team-oriented individual to fill the role of OEM Senior Manufacturing Engineer at our Global Headquarters in Sterling, Illinois.

Why Wahl?

We are proud to celebrate over 100 years as the standard for grooming products used by barbers and hairdressers all over the world. Professionals and home users have relied on our innovative clippers, trimmers and personal care products for an entire century.

Today, the fourth generation of the Wahl Family remains deeply rooted in the daily operations and management of the organization. Living beyond the footsteps of their great-grandfather, the family continues to ensure that everything that Wahl produces aligns with the same core family values.

When you work at Wahl, you join a community that is proud of its heritage of excellence and ground-breaking innovations and a company that focuses on creating value for the customer and long-term growth.

Perks & Benefits:

  • BCBSIL Medical coverage offered as low as $10 per week, INCLUDING pharmacy
  • In & Out-of-network BCBSIL Dental coverage, with orthodontics for as low as $3 per week
  • In & Out-of-network BCBSIL by Eyemed, Vision coverage, $3 per week for family coverage
  • Employer funded health savings account -up to $2000!
  • Biometric testing with wellness credits
  • 401(k) and Roth 401(k) with generous company match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Tuition Reimbursement program - up to $10,000 per calendar year
  • Scholarship Program
  • Daycare discounts
  • Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with legal consultative services and discounts
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid Short-Term Disability/Long Term Disability
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Casual work environment

This position provides technical manufacturing support in the area of the design, acquisition and troubleshooting of automation equipment, standard manufacturing equipment and processes to meet our quality requirements for new & existing products. Ensures all functions of job duties are performed in compliance with FDA 21 CFR - Parts 820 and ISO 13485.


  1. Designs/redesigns and procures automation equipment.
  2. Develops purchase orders for purchase of equipment.
  3. Troubleshoots mechanical and electronic equipment and devices.
  4. Provides technical support to Set-Up, Machine Maintainers and Maintenance Personnel.
  5. Writes and updates company equipment standards.
  6. Works to improve productivity, quality and decrease costs of manufacturing process.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Automation Engineering, or related field of study.
  • 5 - 7 years of related experience, preferable in a LEAN manufacturing environment.
  • Proficient in automation design & troubleshooting/specifying industrial controls systems & programming. Preferable in the medical device manufacturing industry.
  • Proven problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Familiar with the application of probability distribution and process capability analysis to support manufacturing operations.
  • Must have the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to influence others without authority.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications and automation programming languages.
  • Ability to model the Company's values of respect for people, teamwork, and continuous improvement.

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