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Automation Assembler



RELCO is seeking an Automation Assembler to join their team. This position will work in the panel and manufacturing shops to assemble and wire/poly automation related items. Automation related items include electrical panels, block formers, cheese vats, cheese tables, and equipment on skids. Work within a shop environment to read prints and work with your hands/tools.

RELCO, a Koch Separation Solutions (KSS) company, is based in the Midwest region of the United States – the heartland of dairy and cheese. As an industry leader in evaporation, drying, cheesemaking equipment, and powder handling & packaging technologies, the acquisition of RELCO in November 2020 enhanced our capabilities and solutions offering in the food and dairy industries. RELCO also held a strong presence in Brazil, New Zealand, and the Netherlands, allowing KSS to connect with manufacturers around the world and provide integrated, complete process solutions through the combined power of evaporator, dryer, and membrane filtration technologies.

What You Will Do

  • Receive and maintain inventory on automation parts.
  • Read electrical prints generated by the Automation Technicians.
  • Build backplates for panels based on the electrical drawings.
  • Wire skids/machines that come from manufacturing at RELCO.
  • Pull poly air lines on skids/machines.
  • Laser mark text onto automation related parts.
  • Interact with automation technicians and engineers.
  • Possible travel to manufacturing vendors that RELCO subcontract to wire and poly skids/machines.


  • High School Diploma
  • Valid Driver’s License

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Two-year college for Mechatronics or Electrical related degree.
  • Desire to work in a shop environment with tools.
  • Experience in automation/control panel building and wiring.
  • Knowledge of Rockwell IO and pneumatic.
  • Knowledge with electrical panel assembly tools. Knowledge of using forklift and crane equipment.

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    Who We Are
    As a Koch Engineered Solutions company, Koch Separation Solutions (KSS) offers a growing portfolio of innovative liquid-solid separation technologies for a wide range of applications, including product recovery, concentration, purification and wastewater treatment. We deliver comprehensive solutions for applications in food and beverage, life science and general industrial markets. Our team of innovators works with our customers from the R&D phase, through piloting, large scale implementation and after-sales services to deliver the most cutting-edge and innovative solutions.

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    Our Benefits
    Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

    Equal Opportunities
    Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: http://www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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