Career Opportunities with Wahl, U. S. Operations


Electronics Engineer


Financial Analyst


HR Manager


Marketing Manager








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




 Electronics Engineer

Location - Sterling, Illinois

Wahl Clipper, the worldwide leading manufacturer of Clipper and Trimmers for global consumer and professional markets, is searching for Electronics Engineers to expand their New Product Development Group in Sterling IL.  

A large percentage of the Electronics Engineer’s time will be spent collaborating with cross functional team members in the development and implementation of electronic features for new products.  The remainder of their time will be spent supporting and improving existing products, assisting the engineering test lab, and solving technical challenges.



  • Serve as the technical design function on product development teams

  • Develop appropriate project costs, requirements, and schedule.  Focus activities to meet these goals

  • Design and direct engineering experiments



  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Electronic Engineering 

  • Experience with developing, designing, testing, and debugging electronic circuits

  • Experience with operating electronic test equipment such as digital multi-meters, oscilloscopes, battery analyzers, and data-loggers 

  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal) in a cross-functional team environment

  • Strong sense of urgency and personal commitment

  • Creative problem solving ability


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with PCB design software

  • Proficiency with programming microcontrollers in assembly or C++

  • Experience designing and building graphical user interfaces (GUI) with Labview

  • Knowledge of controlling and communicating electronic test equipment with PC and PLC interfaces such as RS232, GPIB, and USB


Wahl Clipper was founded in 1919 in Sterling IL and has grown into a global corporation with sales in 165 countries and manufacturing in USA, Germany, Hungary, UK and China.  Wahl is still a family owned and operated company and family values are at the heart of our organization.  Our Sterling employees are proud to still be able to manufacture superior products at competitive prices here in the USA.

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Financial Analyst

Location - Sterling, Illinois

Wahl Clipper Corporation is Searching for a Financial Analyst

Wahl is a leading global manufacturer of professional and consumer grooming products.  We are looking for a financial professional at our Sterling, Illinois facility.  This newly created position will fulfill a key role in providing financial analysis and support to aid in management decision making.   

Responsibilities include: 

  • Furnish analysis of financial performance against plans and historical results.

    Assist with the development of financial plans.
  • Perform detail customer and product line profitability analysis.  Summarize variances against planned and historical margins, and share findings, including insightful trend analysis, with sales and finance management.

  • Assist sales management with analysis in support of new customer, product or sales program opportunities.

  • Perform capital expenditure analysis to understand financial impact, along with changeover capability, flexibility, impact on takt time and kaizen opportunities of any existing similar machinery or equipment.

  • Analyze significant scrap and inventory adjustment transactions to identify root cause and suggest corrective measures.

  • Ensure compliance with company financial policy.

  • Assist with continuous efforts to eliminate waste and improve business processes in support of lean manufacturing. 

    Perform select account analysis in support of the financial closing and annual audit.

The successful candidate will have: 
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience, preferably in a discrete manufacturing environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting

    CPA or CMA preferred
  • Strong Excel skills, experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX is a plus 

  • Lean Manufacturing / Lean Accounting experience is a plus 

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with an attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills, able to work in a team environment

Wahl offers an excellent salary with a full line of benefits including health, life, and dental insurance, along with 401K and profit sharing programs.  

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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.  




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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.




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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)



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