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Manufacturing Engineer Co-Op

Location: Wausau, WI
Department: Engineering

CO-OP STATUS: 8 month preferred (May –January)

STARTING WAGE: 12.50 per hour (housing is included)


Students work directly with manufacturing engineers in an effort to improve productivity and reduce wastes.  Such projects many include:  the design of small jigs, fixtures, and small machines; updating the shop floor layouts; assisting engineers with large capital project implementations; and assisting our continuous improvement event teams.


Students are supervised by a manufacturing engineer.  The use of 2D and 3D modeling software are available to aid in design work.  The majority of projects are made at our machine shop where the student is highly encouraged to participate in a "hands-on" environment with both the machinists and the plant maintenance personnel.


  • Will work with maintenance personnel.
  • Deal with all levels of production workers, Forepeople, and Supervisors.
  • Work directly with other engineers and office personnel.
  • Meet and work with outside vendors.
  • Will learn organizational skills and to balance multiple projects. 


  • Sitting more than 2/3 of the day.
  • Standing more than 2/3 of the day
  • Frequent movement of the head, shoulder, wrist, and figures. 
  • Talking or hearing more than 2/3 of the day. 
How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:

Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co., Inc.
ATTN: Ann Micholic
1323 South 11th Ave.
Wausau, WI 54401

Or, apply online: Kolbe & Kolbe Application for Employment

Posted On: Jan 21, 2014

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