Why Work for Helwig?

Join an award winning employer!

  • A family-owned and family-run business
  • 91 years in business
  • History of no lay-offs and low turnover
  • Located on northwest side of Milwaukee
  • Recognized as a worldwide expert in the carbon brush industry
  • Professional business relationships and partnerships worldwide
  • Strong alliances and industry knowledge
  • Provide support and service to our customers and employees
  • Offers outstanding technical ability and quality-made products
  • ISO 9001 Certified
  • Committed to the highest standards of quality
  • Constantly striving for continuous improvement
  • Winner of the WI SHRM Diversity Award
  • Winner of the Gold and Platinum Well Workplace Award
  • Winner of the Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers
  • Named one of Milwaukee’s Top Workplaces for five years in a row

We offer excellent benefits to our employees:

  • Competitive pay and benefit package
  • Bonus pay
  • 401K with a company match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Free parking
  • Free Milwaukee County bus service
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Referral Bonus
  • On-site cafeteria
  • Pleasant and clean working environment
  • Diverse workforce
  • Wellness program including wellness reimbursement, health risk assessments, and lifestyle rewards
  • On-site exercise room
  • On-site health care manager
  • On-site Chiropractor, Massage Therapist, and Physical Therapist
  • “What I like best about working at Helwig is I am given the opportunity to learn new things and research solutions to better the company. I support senior management and I realize the contribution I make ultimately influences the overall success of the company.”

    Andrew Gundrum, Systems Administrator, IT Department
    Andrew Gundrum, Systems Administrator, IT Department
    Length of employment: 3 years
  • “What I like best about working at Helwig is job security – there has never been a lay off or shut down in the 23 years I’ve worked here. Helwig is an excellent company with high quality products. The company is diverse and family oriented.”

    Charles Lee, CNC Programmer, Brush Holder Department
    Charles Lee, CNC Programmer, Brush Holder Department
    Length of employment: 24 years
  • “I really like that Helwig is family owned and they care about their employees. Each generation has cared about the success and the future of Helwig Carbon Products.”

    Linda Schmidt, Executive Assistant, Administration
    Linda Schmidt, Executive Assistant, Administration
    Length of employment: 40 years
  • “Helwig truly cares for their employees and makes it a great work environment. I appreciate that my hard work is recognized and encouraged.”

    Fernanda Speranza
    Fernanda Speranza
    Length of employment: 14 years



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