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Covering Ashland, Iron, Lincoln, Oneida, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, and Vilas Counties


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Job Description:

BW Papersystems is looking for talented Mechanical Assemblers, who will plan and perform a normal range of operations connected with the assembly of complex sections and erection of company-produced machines.  Being responsible for the mechanical assembly of box-making machines; of which are comprised of feeding, facing/corrugating, cutting, slitting/scoring, shearing, and stacking, sections, and related units in accordance with design specifications.


Working from complex assembly drawings and a considerable number of component parts that require skill and care to align, fit, and assemble into units and obtain exacting operating performance and appearance.

Assemble complex sections of machines to customer specifications; attach unit to assembly, subassembly or frame using various hand and power tools.

Perform complex mechanical assembly operations to exacting tolerances; position and align parts using fixtures, jigs, and templates.

Work with rotating shafts, gear trains, mechanical structures, and sprockets. Drill, tap, ream, countersink, and spot face bolt holes in parts; file, lap and buff parts to fit; clean and lubricate parts and subassemblies.

Use measuring instruments to level and align work, detect, and eliminate run-out, work to close tolerances with a demand for square, concentricity, and parallelism.

Detect defective material, unusual conditions, or operating difficulties; provide necessary documentation to drive corrective actions.

Collaborate with other departments to remedy corrective actions or quality issues and to suggest design changes or improvements.

Assist as necessary to maintain proper flow of work through assigned area; participate in training less experienced associates.

Complete necessary documentation to ensure quality and production requirements.

Assist in generating and updating standard work instructions/procedures, train others on proper procedures.

Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.

Maintain work areas and equipment in clean, orderly, and safe fashion.

Perform Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications and Competencies:

Certification or 2-year degree related to Mechanical Assembly or Mechanical Repair.


4+ years’ experience operating various hand and power tools involved with mechanical assembly.

At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job.  If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying.  We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work—therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions.  Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process.

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.