CNC Milling Machinist 1


Wisconsin, US

Req ID:  8258
Date:  Jul 12, 2024

KRONES designs, develops, manufactures, and installs both machines and complete packaging lines.  We have become one of the leading system suppliers for breweries and beverage producers as well as for the food, chemical and cosmetics industries.  Our 16,000 employees worldwide strive for innovation and detail and ensure that each customer receives the best quality in product and service.

We are currently looking for candidates who want to make a difference and who wish to be part of our dynamic organization in the US.

This is a 2nd shift opportunity in the Milling Department and involves performing a series of complex machine operations. Typical job runs are 1-10 parts.



  • Program, setup and run Kunzmann CNC machines with Heidenhain Control
  • Retrieve CNC programs and load to the machine
  • Edit in G-code and manually program using Heidenhain Control
  • Setup fixturing and come up with your own set ups on machine
  • Perform first piece and in-process quality inspections
  • Setup cutters in holders and adjust height and length
  • Read drawings/prints to identify operations, specification, and tolerances
  • Meet precise tolerances and finishing requirements
  • Use various hand tools to finish parts and check
  • Use measuring devices like micrometers and calipers to ensure specifications are met
  • Perform operator maintenance tasks like oiling, greasing, and cleaning the machine (5S)
  • Use forklift or crane to store and retrieve fixturing and other essential equipment
  • Operate other machines in the department as needed


  • High school diploma required. Advanced education or apprenticeship preferred.
  • 3-5 years of CNC experience preferred. 
  • Strong skills in editing G-Code and manual programming preferred.
  • Strong math skills and the ability to work from detailed and involved part drawings and specifications to perform operations to the capacity of the machine and controls are also essential. 
  • Willingness to move between work centers. 


  • Ability to lift heavy weights, bend, stoop and perform repetitive tasks
  • Ability to work in various conditions such as extreme heat and noise level

KRONES, INC. offers an outstanding opportunity to be involved with and challenged by leading-edge technologies, further career opportunities to learn and develop skills, a flexible work schedule and a competitive salary and benefits program. Our benefits program includes a generous health/dental/vision package, and 401(k) program in addition to other benefits. Please submit your resume.

A world leader in the processing and packaging industries, KRONES works with some of the largest beverage, food, and consumer packaging brands in the world. With projects ranging from planning and installing fully integrated processing, packaging, and bottling systems to replacing or upgrading individual machines, your work will make a difference by helping deliver vital products to the world.

As a Krones employee, you’ll experience the positive impact of Krones culture from day one. Whether you work on the production floor, in the office, or out in-the-field, Krones strives to create an inclusive environment where all team members feel supported and valued.