Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description

We Want You!
No Manufacturing Experience Needed!
If you have a good work ethic and need employment, come join the Kracor/Yamaha Team!

POSITION:       Assembler

Reports to:       Production Supervisor

Starting Wage: $19.00/Hour


  • Competitive Wages/Shift Premiums
  • Medical, Dental & Vision First of the Month Following Hire
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan/50% Company Match on Employee Contributions up to 6%
  • Profit-Sharing - Yamaha contributes 2%-4% of your Annual Compensation to your Retirement Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program

The Assembler will support secondary operations.  Main responsibilities include trimming, assembly, and testing of product received from the presses, ensuring all product is packed according to Yamaha-Kracor quality standards.


  • Demonstrate support of the Yamaha-Kracor Vision and Culture through verbal and physical actions of the Yamaha-Kracor Heritage, Traditions, Shared Values, Process Elements, Traits and Behaviors.
  • Responsible for Safety, Quality, Production Efficiency and Continuous Improvements in production.
  • Actively work to minimize Quality Returns, Quality Holds, and Powder Loss.
  • Accurately read, understand and follow production schedule and set-up sheets.
  • Accurately complete daily production paperwork and press documentation
  • Inspect parts and products for potential defects or suspicious quality
  • Package parts at press
  • Promote and enforce a tour-ready safe work environment, every day.
  • Ensure proper operation of all molds by checking clamps, plugs and parting lines per each rotation.
  • Partner with all shifts ensuring effective communication is established and shift hand-offs are proactive in nature.
  • Work as a Team Member
  • Authority to shutdown machines for repairs, quality, or safety concerns.
  • Build knowledge and skill base as an Operator in training.
  • May be required to perform other tasks as needed.


  • Tools: Hand tool experience, such as drilling, wrenching, and using a hand router
  • Communication:
    • Verbal: Expresses self clearly and effectively when talking/listening to individuals and groups.
    • Reading: Must be able to understand written English language.
  • Cooperation: Works well with and Positively supports others.
  • Flexibility: Positively reacts to a constantly changing environment.
  • Independence: Takes actions based on personal convictions. Does not rely solely on the opinions of others. 
  • Interdependence: Participates well as both Employee and Team Member.
  • Integrity: Maintains the normal standards of ethics, conduct and organizational policies in job-related activities.
  • Interpersonal Relationships: Maintains effective relationships with others.
  • Learning ability: Has the ability and desire to learn new information.
  • Above average problem-solving skills
  • Driven by one’s own need to succeed
  • Six months factory experience preferred, but not required.


  • Standing: Must be able to stand and walk for long periods
  • Lifting/Carrying/Pushing: Lifting/carrying parts, material and product of 30 pounds on a regular basis and 70 pounds occasionally.
  • Hand Tasks: Grasping, pinching reaching, handling, fingering, picking, or otherwise working with fingers and use of hand and arm tasks.
  • Work Environment: Eye protection is required. Temperatures range from 60 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Other: Must climb steps, maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling, have good eye-hand coordination, stoop, bend, reach, handle, finger, feel and push.
  • Must visually detect defects, depth, colors, variances, and see objects as real
  • Ability to interact effectively with all team Members and personnel.
  • Very ambitious and flexible
  • Proven success in a fast-paced environment

Yamaha-Kracor is proud to be an equal opportunity Employer


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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