Brake Press Operator (Nights)

AGI MFS

Dates

Location

Grand Island, NE, USA

Job Department

Operations

To apply for this position, please send your resume to marilyn.leth@aggrowth.com. Please use the job title as the subject line for reference.

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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.

AGI/MFS is proud to be part of the Grand Island and central Nebraska region for almost 50 yrs.  AGI/MFS provides products and solutions for grain storage, handling and conditioning locally and worldwide.  Our roots are from a local family business that has grown to become global leader.    Most of our employees have lived in the Tri City region their entire lives and are committed to keeping Nebraska strong through these difficult times.

The Opportunity

We are actively seeking a Break Press Operator whose primary responsibility is to operate the punch press, drill press, Eagle bender, swedger, and saw.

The Team

Reporting directly into the Production Supervisor, this role is a part of the Operations team working collaboratively to achieve the set targets.

Responsibilities

  • Operate punch press, drill press, Eagle bender, swedger, and saw.
  • Set up and maintain machines to assist in manufacturing processes.
  • Clean up area daily to ensure a safe environment.
  • Work individually or in teams to complete work.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and tape measure.
  • Lift, carry, push, or pull up to 50 pounds.
  • Drive forklift.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required; 1 year of manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Flexibility – Ability to understand different jobs and to have a willingness to be cross-trained. Cooperative – Wants to be a team player and do what is best for the company, their department, and their peers. 
  • Initiative – Self-starter; ability to work with minimum supervision; looks for new and better ways to do the job; contributes to the work of the department. Meets or exceeds production requirements daily.
  • Quality – Accuracy, thoroughness: attention to detail, completeness of work; adequacy of results. Understands the product requirements of the parts being produced and produces product to specification.
  • Safety Awareness - Ability to carry out assigned duties without injury to self or others; adhere to safety procedures; maintains orderly work area.
  • Technical Aptitude - Ability to comprehend technical topics, prints, and jobs. Ability to read a print, measure product to specifications. 
  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions. Consistently at work on time each and every day.
  • 5S Awareness – Understands the facilities 5S guidelines and maintains area daily to meet these standards.
  • General manufacturing knowledge.
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required in a manufacturing environment (i.e. safety glasses, safety shoes, hearing protection).

Note: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use both hands to handle or feel; and reach with both hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

How To Apply

Apply today! Click the Apply Today button above or email marilyn.leth@aggrowth.com 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.