Career Opportunities with Wahl, U. S. Operations


Part-time Maintenance Electrician/Machine Repair Technician


HR Manager


ERP Application Analyst/Programmer


Mold Maker 


Marketing Manager


Manufacturing Engineer






Community Links

Contact Us



Interested candidates can apply to:

email resume to


Wahl Clipper Corporation
Attn: Staffing & Training Cord.
PO Box 578
Sterling, IL 61081
Fax: (815) 625-7004




Part-time Maintenance Electrician/Machine Repair Technician

Location - Sterling, Illinois

Wahl Clipper Corporation the leading manufacturer of Clippers and Trimmers is in need of a Part-time (less than 30 hours per week) Maintenance Electrician Technician. 

The Part-time Maintenance Tech works with a minimum of supervision to maintain and repair electrical and hydraulic equipment, controls, devices and miscellaneous assembly and production equipment in an operating condition.

1. Perform routine maintenance on equipment. This will include but not limited to: Plastics processing equipment, punch presses, grinders, and support equipment. Install and maintain; electrical conduit, pneumatic and hydraulic lines. Use of welding equipment, electrical test equipment, and hand tools as well as various other maintenance equipment for routine repairs is required.

2. Diagnose and repair of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical issues. Allen Bradley and/or Siemans control back ground is a plus.

Minimum Job Requirements:  

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.  

  • Basic math and trade school courses: Electrical, hydraulic, PLC, mechanical, welding, etc. 

  • Must have industrial electrical background, 120v, 240v, 480v single and 3ph as well as 24vDC

  • Programmable Logic Control background is a plus.

  • Mechanically inclined: Ability to weld, use hand tools, power tools and electrical test equipment is required.

  • Must be able to troubleshoot electrical and mechanical systems.

  • Will be making and modifying line work stations 

  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and with a wide variety of individuals.  


 return to top 



HR Manager

Wahl Clipper Corporation  

Location - Sterling, Illinois

Wahl Clipper Corporation is an innovative global company with headquarters in Sterling IL.  We design and manufacture hair care and grooming products for animals, home consumers and the professional beauty field.  Check out our website to get a better idea of our product line.  

Wahl Clipper is a successful and growing company; a first class values based organization with continuous improvement everywhere.  We recognize our biggest competitive advantage is our people.  This position must facilitate, through HR leadership, our LEAN journey that empowers our people to do what it takes to continue our success and to further our ability to compete on a Global basis.  We want to strengthen our environment where our employees thrive in this rapid paced business that is continuously changing.  

We are currently seeking a professional Manager of HR for our Sterling facility; Successful Candidates will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Business, or related field 

  • Significant Experience (8+ years) leading a world class HR team 

  • Very Strong People Oriented

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, strong computer skills required

  • Strong influence skills 

  • Prior LEAN Manufacturing experience (certification a plus), providing LEAN HR leadership experience

  • Strong problem solving skills through Visual Management 

  • Proven experience in employee growth and career planning; developing employees for the rapidly changing future of our business 

  • Human Resource leadership competencies, including experience in comprehensive benefit program management

  • Must be experienced working with 3rd Party Benefit Administrators, Brokers, and Insurance companies

  • Must be experienced with Administration of Workers Comp programs

  • Must have significant experience designing, implementing & administering Company policy and procedures 

This position supports & drives continuous improvement throughout the company, is extremely people orientated and must provide leadership advocating our strong company Values & Culture. 

Responsibilities will include the implementation and on-going coordination of successful recruitment, compensation, benefits, employee development, and human resource programs which maximize positive employee relations in a cost effective manner.  

If you are an experienced and dynamic HR Leader looking for a great career with an outstanding company and meet the requirements listed you should contact us today.  



 return to top 





ERP Application Analyst/Programmer

Location – Sterling IL.


Wahl Clipper Corporation is an innovative global company with headquarters in Sterling IL.  We design and manufacture hair care and grooming products for animals, home consumers and the professional beauty field.  Check out our website to get a better idea of our product line.  We are currently searching for an ERP Application Analyst/Programmer to join our IT Team. 

The ERP Applications Analyst is responsible for administering and maintaining the Wahl Clipper Corporation DYNAMICS AX ERP environment.  The ERP Applications Analyst will also work with end-users and IT staff to design and develop business applications/solutions to achieve company goals and objectives.


The successful candidate will have: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field is required. 

  • Minimum two years on the job experience in developing and supporting an ERP environment, SQL Server and SSRS.  

  • Prior experience developing and supporting Business Intelligence software.  

  • Microsoft Certification is a plus.  

  • Experience with Dynamics AX ERP is preferred.

  • Excellent communications skills both verbal and written are required.

  • High level of confidentiality is required. 



 return to top 





Mold Maker  -Second Shift 2:30pm - 11pm

Location – Sterling IL 

The Mold Maker repairs, rebuilds and/or overhauls all types of production and service equipment.  Sets up and operates all types of tool-room equipment and tools, considering the various types of materials, tolerances, cutting tools, coolants and machine tool’s feeds/speeds.  Works with extremely close tolerances and grinds all types of special tools.  This position shall improvise when equipment is limited.  Heat-treats and welds parts as required.  Fits and assembles jigs, fixtures, tools, dies and molds.

Performs required inspections before, during and after machining.  The Mold Maker determines specifications for inspection of work using precision measuring tools.  Requires high degree of precision and control in work to avoid material waste and equipment damage.

The Mold Maker will plan and layout all work. Determines accurate and efficient methods for performing the planned work. The incumbent uses shop mathematics daily to perform work.

This position may work with Product Designers and Engineers, providing input to manufacturing capability on newly designed products.  The Mold Maker will at times, instruct and assist Machinists, Preventative Maintenance Technician, and Mold Makers of lesser skills and abilities.

Position supports manufacturing floor with problem solving and repair to maintain efficient high volume production.

Successful experience managing Independent Rep. organizations.

Minimum Reguirements

Knowledge and experience with molds, machine tools and machinist hand tools.  Apprenticeships and/or certifications a plus.  Must possess a high degree of attention and care, toward work.  Knowledge of and ability to use shop mathematics.  Ability to communicate with others effectively.  



return to top 



Marketing Manager 

Location – Sterling IL 

Wahl Clipper, the number one Brand of Consumer and Professional Hair Products, is searching for a marketing leader to continue our trend of growth in our Animal Product Division, this division includes Professional Pet, Pet Specialty, Equine and Veterinary products.  

In times when many companies are cutting personnel, Wahl Clipper hasn’t laid anyone off in over forty years and continues to expand around the world with our products being sold in over 165 countries and manufactured in our own factories spread across four continents. This position will be based out of our global headquarters in Sterling, IL.

If you have an established track record of success and are looking for a high profile position in a very successful consumer/professional products company, we have a unique opportunity for you due to expansion of our team.  

The Marketing Manager will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Minimum 10 years of marketing leadership with experience in animal products. 

  • Successful track record of developing and marketing products in animal market

  • Experienced with product launches, and promotional campaigns, able manage timelines for these. 

  • Be a self-directed leader and a strategic thinker while assuming P&L responsibility.

  • Innovative and inventive along with practical problem solving ability.

  • Team player with the ability to work with manufacturing and operations. 

  • Able to direct creative / graphics personnel as well as direct employee supervision and review.

  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Must be ethical and honest. 

  • The preferred candidate will have a marketing or business degree but we will consider equivalent work experience.


Compensation and relocation assistance will be commensurate with the high level of this position and the candidate’s experience.


 return to top  





Manufacturing Engineer

Location – Sterling IL 

Wahl Clipper has an opening for a Manufacturing Engineer. We are a family oriented, leading manufacturer of small electric appliances.

With a 90-year history Wahl Clipper is the world leader in consumer and professional clippers, trimmers and shavers. We have over 2000 employees in manufacturing facilities in Hungary, China, the U.K, Germany and at our World Head Quarters in Sterling Illinois. 

This position will support the Clipper Value Stream. Areas of knowledge should include: stamping, grinding, coil winding, injection and compression molding, and assembly.

The successful Manufacturing Engineering candidate will have the following:

  • Extensive understanding of electrical and mechanical controls.

  • Must be able to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems in a manufacturing facility.

  • The ability to develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing and assembly processes, work force, space and work flow.

  • Background in product design, materials and fabrication processes.

  • Knowledge in tooling and production capabilities, assembly methods and quality control standards.

  • Experience in new equipment design, specifications, acquisitions, verification and validation processes.

  • Ability to work effectively within a cross-functional team environment.

  • CAD experience is a plus.

  • Lean Manufacturing experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to improve the quality and efficiency of processes, which ultimately results in cost reduction.

  • Must have good written and oral communication skills.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technical/Engineering discipline. 

  return to top 







Wahl Clipper offers a competitive salary and benefit package including:

 • Medical Insurance

• Dental Insurance

• Life Insurance 401(k) with company match

• Profit Sharing

• Paid Vacation

• Paid Holidays

• Disability Insurance

• Improshare (gainsharing program)



  return to top 



Wahl Trimmer