With roots dating back to 1859, Manitou Americas (formerly known as Gehl Company) is a producer of Gehl, Manitou and Mustang branded equipment for construction, agriculture, industry and beyond. Headquartered in West Bend, Wisconsin, Manitou Americas maintains North American operations in Madison and Yankton, South Dakota, Waco, Texas and Belvidere, Illinois. While Manitou Americas has had a presence in international markets for over 50 years, it became a true global company in 2008 when it became a wholly owned subsidiary of Manitou Group, based in Ancenis, France.

As a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of compact equipment worldwide, we recruit top-caliber individuals to enrich our global success. An equal opportunity employer, Manitou Americas offers a competitive salary and benefit package, numerous advancement opportunities, and the tools and training necessary to encourage employee growth.

Current Openings

West Bend, WI
February 17, 2017
West Bend, WI
February 10, 2017
West Bend, WI
February 10, 2017
West Bend, WI
January 23, 2017
West Bend, WI
After Sales
November 09, 2016


Manitou Americas is proud to offer our full-time employees a comprehensive range of benefits as part of a total compensation package. The following benefits provided, according to plan documents and policies, make us very competitive within our industry and the overall market.

Comprehensive Medical Coverage

Comprehensive, affordable medical and prescription coverage is provided through a network of physicians, hospitals and other providers.

Dental & Vision Coverage

Manitou Americas provides employees the opportunity to acquire affordable dental and vision coverage.

Disability Insurance

Manitou Americas provides a short-term disability program to employees, along with the ability to obtain voluntary long-term disability coverage that extends beyond the company-provided benefits.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Flexible spending accounts provide our employees with a valuable tax break that helps stretch family take home pay. FSAs make it possible to pay for certain medical or dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Our company-provided life and AD&D insurance gives our employees peace of mind knowing that they’ve provided for their family if anything should happen. Employees also have the option of purchasing additional life and dependent life insurance beyond the company-provided benefit.

401(k) Retirement Plan

Manitou Americas has established a 401(k) Savings Plan to provide employees the potential for future financial security for retirement. The Company may also provide a valuable discretionary base contribution and/or match.

Paid Time Off

Manitou Americas' Paid Time Off (PTO) policy allows employees to have paid time off from work for vacation, illnesses, doctor’s appointments, or other time away from work. In addition, the Company offers paid time off for holidays, jury duty, and family bereavement. 

Tuition Reimbursement

Manitou Americas' tuition reimbursement program is designed to support the goal of continuous learning to assist our employees in acquiring the skills and knowledge that contributes to their professional development.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program offers professional and confidential counseling services designed to help address personal concerns and life issues employees and eligible family members may be facing.

Wellness Program

Manitou Americas provides access to many resources to help our employees manage their health. Employees may be eligible for a free annual biometric screening which can detect the onset of disease early, along with health coaching. The Wellness Committee provides additional opportunities for employees to engage in health & fitness activities throughout the year.

Employee Referral Incentive Program

The Employee Referral Incentive Program is developed to encourage current employees to promote Manitou Americas to others and to personally benefit from the process when their referred candidate is hired into the Manitou Americas organization.

On-Site Employee Cafeteria

The on-site employee cafeteria is provided as a convenience to our employees. The menu includes several healthy choices.