SMT Operator

AGI SureTrack


Closing: February 25, 2022

Posted: January 4, 2022


Lenexa, KS, USA

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About AGI

AGI is a global food-based infrastructure company publicly traded in Canada. With over 3,800 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

Today, AGI’s product portfolio also includes cutting edge solutions that leverage IoT enabled devices, sensor technology and cloud computing.  The AGI SureTrack product is an independent hardware and software platform that brings together data across the farm, in real time, and provides customers with the ability to manage their crop production, manage their overall business, and market their grain based on content and robust traceability.  With a customer base that includes Growers, Ag Retail, Grain Buyers and Food Processors, AGI SureTrack is an independent farm operating platform, with supply chain visibility and complete crop management.

AGI SureTrack empowers farmers and growers to make the most out of the resources they have while helping producers effectively manage inventories and find resources when needed.  The farm is truly the heart of our organization. Each day we are driven by our guiding principles of integrity and innovation to create meaningful solutions that deliver value and profit back to the farmer and we need your help to do it.

The Opportunity  

This position is responsible for operation and preventive maintenance of automated surface mount and thru-hole technology circuit assembly machinery. Duties include daily operation including job change over, operation, and daily maintenance of related automation.

The Team 

The role will report to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager and work closely with the process engineering team.


  • Training led by AGI staff or equipment manufacturer field service personnel or classroom style instruction and may include written proficiency tests.
  • Maintain production throughput by responding to machines request for assistance immediately which may include component feeder replenishment, solder paste replenishment, PCB (Printed Circuit Board) loading, PCBA (Printed Circuit Board Assembly) unloading, and error conditions.
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures, follow written and verbal work instructions and production requirements.
  • Coordinate job change overs efficiently to reduce automation downtime.
  • Ensure quality by verifying first articles, periodically in-process and adhering to quality procedures.
  • Respect all safety precautions.
  • Communicate production status and other issues to other Operators, Production Control, Production Lead, and Process Engineering.
  • Perform operator level preventive maintenance on machines, per requirements.
  • Troubleshoot component placement and machine issues that are commensurate with associate’s level of expertise, training, and latitude provided by Process Engineering.


  • Technical schooling in Mechanical, Electronic, Industrial, or Manufacturing preferred.
  • SMT Previous experience in a manufacturing environment utilizing automation to populate Surface Mount Technology (SMT) and Thru-Hole (TH) components preferred.
  • Soldering skills preferred.
  • Previous knowledge of IPC-A-610, Acceptance of Electronic Assemblies, workmanship standards preferred.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to routinely read Part Number & Revision Levels and differentiate between similar numbers in our system.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to navigate in basic computer applications such as MS Windows.
  • Willingness to participate in a team-oriented environment.


How To Apply

Apply today! Click the “Apply Today” button above or email  with your cover letter and resume and note the job you’re applying for in the subject line.

We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue in the interview process will be contacted.

AGI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.