Galland Henning Nopak is the world’s most experienced manufacturer of high-density balers and hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders, valves and accumulator. GHN is growing and we are in need of skilled , reliable, self-motivated team members with a passion for product excellence. Work in a small team environment. We offer competitive pay and benefits and a positive working environment where your contributions matter. In addition, employees enjoy a benefits package, including:
  • Clean accessible location in Franklin, WI
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plan
  • Company-paid short-term disability, life and AD&D insurance
  • Flex Spending plans (medical and dependent care)
  • 401k Plan with company match - no waiting period
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid holidays
  • A culture of welcoming and learning in a smaller manufacturing environment
  • Your safety is a priority
Please view our available positions below and submit your resumé to: [email protected] or apply below.



  • Assembles mechanical hand valves, cylinders and accumulators. performs verification inspection tests on all assembled work
  • Positions parts according to knowledge of unit being assembled and/or follow blueprints
  • Work from assembly drawings, technical instructions and specifications
  • Perform inventory counts, stock and rotate incoming parts and machined parts
  • Cleans, deburrs and prepares wide variety of machined components for final assembly purposes
  • Operates a variety of cleaning equipment such as aqueous wash tanks, abrasive sandblaster, aqueous high pressure spray washer, general deburring equipment (air & electric grinders, belt sanders, drill presses, etc) and lapping machines
  • Performs other duties as needed


  • High School degree preferred
  • Previous experience with assembly in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to read blueprints and specifications
  • Skills with a variety of tools, forklift preferred
  • Attention to quality, details and ability to trouble shoot errors
  • Ability to enter data in a computer
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Skilled Machinist

Full-Time 1st Shift 7:00am to 3:30pm

Full-Time 2nd Shift 3:00pm to 11:30pm (2 Urgent Vacancies)



  • Experience with machine operations working with hydraulic cylinders is preferred but not essential
  • Set-up, adjust and operate shop machine tools to perform machining operations on a variety of close tolerance work in a high mix short lead time environment
  • Work from detailed and involved drawings and specifications. Machine types to include CNC Vertical Mills & CNC Horizontal Machining Centers, assorted manual machines, special purpose machines, etc.
  • Work can range from smaller less complicated projects or large and expensive projects
  • Projects vary and require attention to detail and the ability to change priorities based upon customer specification and company need
  • Perform quality inspections and trouble shot
  • Experience with deburring techniques and ability to operate a variety of deburr and finishing equipment
  • Experience preferred with machining improvement Kaizens / Lean efforts
  • Experience with high feed/high speed tooling utilization
  • Work closely and effectively with Manufacturing and operations team to the highest degree of performance
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as needed


  • High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence ) preferred
  • Progressive Machining Experience of at least 2 years preferred
  • Understanding of CNC and conventional machining
  • Experience with minor CNC programming, G-Code and M-Code, machine tool setup and integration, tooling, fixture and gage design/application
  • Ability to enter Data into personal computer
  • Demonstrated reliable work history in a manufacturing environment
  • Commitment to producing quality products meeting the customers specifications
  • Ability to work under tight timelines with possible overtime needs
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Senior Applications Engineer



Galland Henning Nopak (GHN) has been a pioneer in manufacturing since 1887.  The company is a privately owned fourth generation family business and is the world’s most experienced manufacturer of high-density balers and hydraulic and pneumatic valves and cylinders.  The company is a member of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and a founding member of the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA). Leveraging over a century of proven engineering expertise, Galland Henning Nopak offers robust, custom-engineered solutions, delivered with exceptional customer service from America’s Midwest.


We are first in manufacturing, with products engineered to last.


We’re hiring a Category Engineering Manager to redevelop and manage the engineering function for our high density metal scrap baler program.  Now is a great time to join GHN as we embark on our next stage of growth as we continue to take market share in our core customer segments.  This position is responsible for developing new product concepts, working with manufacturing on capabilities and cost reduction opportunities, and working with sales and marketing on a go to market strategy.




  • Develops concepts for product improvement
  • Works with manufacturing team and outside vendors on cost out and vertical integration opportunities
  • Assists with setting up and managing outside maintenance, parts and service providers in a worldwide network
  • Attends customer visits and trade shows to understand customer needs and opportunities
  • Collaborate with product engineers as they work in Solidworks to draft and update
  • Works with manufacturing staff to create and maintain manufacturing standard operating procedures
  • Responsible for developing product quality testing program for finished products
  • Works with sales and marketing teams to articulate customer value proposition
  • Works with customers and sales team on costing and quoting process for custom orders
  • Ability to troubleshoot and create repair solutions with external service providers in person or remotely via video conference
  • Supports aftermarket part quotes and sales
  • Works with system suppliers (HPU primarily) to ensure timely delivery and compliance with customer specifications

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.



  • Minimum 3 years experience in product development for machinery
  • Post-secondary education in any number of engineering disciplines – most notably mechanical, electrical and/or hydraulics
  • Demonstrated experience working in engineering for large machinery including demonstrated understanding of power units, control units, electrical systems and hydraulics
  • Demonstrated experience partnering with sales and marketing to develop product differentiation and go to market strategy
  • Computer use (ERP, Microsoft Office Suite) competency
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with customers, employees and management; candid but diplomatic and tactful
  • Ability to travel overnight 20-40% initially, reducing to 10-20% after training and service network setup complete




  • MBA or other higher education demonstrating general business knowledge and leadership skills
  • Experience redeveloping existing product category
  • Experience working in Solidworks for product drawings
  • Experience assisting with quoting and costing for custom customer orders
  • Multilingual, with particular interest in Spanish, Portuguese or Mandarin
  • Demonstrated experience working with manufacturing team on developing SOPs



The employee is frequently required to sit, talk and/or hear, and/or use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls.  The employee is required to stand, and/or walk.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 40 pounds while moving product or small packages.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.


Protective Clothing Required: Safety glasses, hearing protection, steel toe shoes

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