Are you a gearhead who shares a passion for high-tech, high-precision machine tools? If so, we offer a career specializing in repairing, troubleshooting, and assembling gear manufacturing machinery as a machine tool repair specialist. In addition to growing successful shop projects, your focus would be on in-house equipment with a loyal, part-time assistant, and you would be a critical member of a dedicated team in a small business environment. This would be a great opportunity to apply your mechanical and electrical skills in hydraulics, pneumatics, industrial (PLC and CNC) controls, motors, and more!

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Hourly compensation at a lucrative level
  • No-work weekend culture
  • Small company of self-reliant experts and professionals
  • Health insurance
  • Paid vacations
  • Paid holidays
  • 401k retirement plan with guaranteed minimum employer contribution

About Koepfer America

We are a supplier of premium machines, tools, and services to the North American gear manufacturing industry. Our customers see us as their partner in manufacturing high quality gears for the automotive, aerospace, construction, and medical markets to name a few. Our products are critical for brands like Boeing, Ford, GM, Whirlpool, etc.

Koepfer America has been in business for more than 25 years. Our success stems from an integrated family of employees who truly enjoy providing products, service, and technical support for premier gear manufacturers. As a small business, we enjoy job flexibility, personal responsibility, a social environment, and an emphasis on education. Our team consists of a large range of experience that contributes to a helpful environment. All of these qualities provide a workplace where individuals can thrive and generate a successful career.

Primary Responsibilities, Machine Tool Repair Specialist

  • Repair, troubleshoot, and assess the performance of in-house machinery
  • Produce and assemble in-house machinery
  • Provide preventative maintenance (PM) at customer locations
  • Travel occasionally in the US


  • Strong electrical and mechanical aptitude
  • 5 to 10 years of machine tool repair, assembly, or troubleshooting
  • High school diploma or GED certificate


  • Ability to read and understand mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical drawings
  • Knowledge of relay logic and ladder programming
  • Formal technical education in a related field
  • Experience in mechanical assembly of machines and/or sub-assemblies
  • Proficiency in the use of micrometers, calipers, and related hand tools in metric and US units
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