Machine Builder – Automation Group

MGS United States
Germantown, Wisconsin, United States View on Map
Apply Before : December 30, 2022
Job Description
  • Job Tracking ID : 512093-830378
  • Job Level : Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education : High School/GED
  • Job Type : Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated : 10/05/2022
  • Years of Experience : 2 – 5 Years

Job Description

Looking to work with cutting edge equipment? Are you mechanically inclined? Enjoy troubleshooting and debugging. Like to partner with engineering on building custom machines. MGS Mfg. Group has an exciting opportunity for a Machine Builder within our Automation Division at our facility in Germantown, WI.

MGS Mfg. Group is a best-in-class custom manufacturer that delivers plastics solutions in tooling, molding, and equipment technologies to help customers around the world bring innovative products to market.

We pride ourselves on being the best at what we do and look for individuals that have the same passion! We have a global footprint and our employees are a vital part of our success. We maintain and reinforce an atmosphere of mutual respect and communication that will foster continued growth and career opportunities. Our achievements are built on a solid foundation of core values that inspire a culture of Teamwork, Integrity, Passion, and Safety. To learn more visit us at

The Machine Builder is responsible for building and troubleshooting mechanical assemblies, mechanical components, hardware and equipment with quality and timely focus to build special-purpose custom machinery, robotic work cells, injection mold screws and Rotary Platens.

The Machine Builder’s essential duties and responsibilities are:

  • Plan and coordinate work required to assemble systems and sub-assemblies according to assembly blueprints and engineering intent.
  • Perform machine build integration support and installation tasks.
  • Perform setup and alignment of the system and sub assemblies.
  • Repair and/or replace defective components of the system as required
  • Work with the project team to provide the customer with a complete and functional system.
  • Participate in tear down and shipping of equipment.
  • Represent MGS Mfg. Group and act as an ambassador at the customer’s site.
  • Reassemble equipment at delivery site to gain customer buy-off.
  • Provide customer training when required.
  • Travel to customers sites as required for installation and reintegration of systems.
  • Set and maintain departmental goals in keeping with company objectives.
  • Provide necessary documentation and support for machinery Operating Manuals.
  • Make recommendations for quality and cost improvements.
  • Ability to perform and test machine wiring and plumbing of pneumatic and hydraulic circuits.
  • Assist in vendor follow-up as it related to ordering, scheduling, and receiving of components.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills

An ideal Machine Builder would possess these skills:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required. Certificate in Machine Building, Machinist, or Maintenance Technician and/or completed apprenticeship is preferred.
  • 3-5 years of hands on machine assembly experience.
  • Experience as a toolmaker or machinist is preferred.
  • Must have an understanding of electrical circuits both AC and DC voltage with experience in print reading, interpretation, and panel wiring.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems and ability to assemble like components per print requirements.
  • Proficient in the use of machine tools, such as lathes, surface grinders, and milling equipment.
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance experience is preferred.
  • Must be capable of verifying part conformance using measuring instruments such as scales, calipers, multi-meters, indicators, gauges, and micrometers.
  • Must be self-directed, motivated, and able to meet deadlines.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability and experience working in a team environment.
Job Detail
  • Experience 3-5 years experience
  • Education High school diploma or equivalent