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Welder / Machinist

Opportunity for a highly motivated and disciplined individual with a high aptitude in mechanics. At times, individuals may be required to assist in other areas.

This person is responsible for:
-Working safely in the shop and feedlot environments by following all company safety guidelines.
-Working with the Machine Services / Lot Maintenance teams on a diverse range of projects from build, to repair, rebuild, and retrofit of production assets, including feedlot facilities (processing, feed mill, fencing, water and sprinkler systems) and equipment (feed and straight trucks, heavy equipment, tractors).
-Performing skilled work in welding, cutting, shaping, and machining accurately and precisely by using welding and machining equipment.
-Assembling, fabricating/machining, and repairing parts to specifications, including measuring mechanical fits, welding parts, and machining parts.
-Setting up, adjusting, and operating the following welding equipment: Arc and MIG welders.
-Setting up, adjusting, and operating the following machining equipment: mills and lathes.
-Using project plans, blue prints, job specifications, and design sketches to ensure proper dimensions and tolerance levels of finished product.
-Inspecting and testing final product for conformance to quality standards and/or blueprint specifications.
-Performing related material handling duties.
-Coordinating the ordering of required welding materials, such as rods, gas, and metals.
-Maintaining accurate parts usage and/or other records.
-Cleaning and maintaining the shop work area.
-Cleaning and performing preventative maintenance (PM) and general repairs on utilized welding/machining equipment.
-Communicating with engineering, supervisory, production services, and feedlot personnel to effectively exchange technical information.
-Responding to emergency or high priority work which may, on occasion, be outside of normal working hours.
-Recognizing that weather conditions may require change in activities and that cattle comfort is first and foremost regarding this activity.
-Evaluating current processes/procedures to recommend changes/modifications for improvements.

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:
-Commitment to safety and quality culture.
-Welding certificate or a minimum of two years welding experience with Arc and MIG welders required.
-Machining certificate or a minimum of two years machining experience, such as late, milling machine, drill press, band saw, and any machinist related hand tools required.
-Electrical, hydraulic, and water system experience preferred.
-Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, welding symbols and geometric tolerance/dimensioning.
-Experience with precision measurement and calibration, including measuring fits of mating parts.
-Basic mathematical skills.
-High attention to detail.
-Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously.
-Ability to work with others to gather and share information and creatively solve challenging problems.
-Excellent verbal communication.
-Team-oriented.
-Vocational/technical diploma/certificate preferred, but may substitute diploma/certificate with applicable experience.

This position requires:
-Exerting 50-100 pounds of force occasionally, 25-50 pounds of force frequently, and 10-20 pounds of force constantly. Standing, sitting, walking, carrying, and lifting/lowering frequently; pushing/pulling, bending, twisting, climbing, reaching/handling/grasping, and kneeling/crouching occasionally; crawling and stairs rarely.
-Standing in place continuously for at least 4-6 hours during the workday.
-Individual must be able to work in adverse weather conditions, if needed.

Eligible for up to a $5,000 Hiring Bonus

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:



How to Apply:

Upload your resume and/or submit an application at http://www.adamslandandcattle.com/careers.

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07/31/2019

CNC Programmer/Operator

Job Purpose: Produces machined parts by programming, setting and operating multiple computer numerical control (CNC) machines. Maintains quality and safety standards, maintains equipment and supplies and including manual equipment.

Essential Functions
1. Work with computer numeric controlled (CNC) heavy machinery from setup to operation to produce parts and tools from metal, plastic or other materials.
2. Write and optimize CNC programs to create complex parts on 3 and 4 axis machining centers
3. Create and compile necessary documents to aid setting up machines
4. Write CNC programs for 2 and 4 axis lathes.
5. Plans machining by studying work orders, blue print materials, specifications, machining parameters, interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
6. Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions including zero and reference points, setting tool registers, offsets, compensation and conditional switches, and calculating requirements.
7. Setup mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three and four jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collects bushings, cams, gears, stops, stock pushers, indicting vices’, and trimming heads.
8. Loads feed mechanism on multiple machines by lifting stock into position.
9. Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces, adhering to standards.
10. Integrate work with engineering, production and purchasing departments to ensure a smooth flow of quality products through the plant.
11. Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling, thread chasing operations, taking measurements, detecting malfunctions, troubleshooting processes, adjusting and reprogramming controls, sharpening and replacing worn tools, adhering to quality procedures and processes.
12. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Secures tools, materials, and equipment at end of day.
13. Accomplishes Company goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests, exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
14. Maintains equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions.

Qualifications and Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Way We Do Things: We believe that a team of people who are humble, hungry and smart will deliver superior performance over the sum total of talented individuals; therefore, we are committed to achieving our mission through teamwork while honoring our core values.
1. A hungry team player(s) who shows active participation and engagement in department and companywide initiatives. Demonstrates a hunger for achieving results, learning, setting an example, and adding to the success of the team.
2. A humble team player(s) willing to collaborate, acknowledge the team’s individual strengths, and put the needs of the organization before themselves. Will do what it takes to help everyone succeed.
3. A smart team player(s) who has a common sense understanding about people. Demonstrates good judgement and intuition of group dynamics. Understands the impact of their words and actions and use that understanding for the benefit of the team.

4. A minimum of one-year machine shop with CNC machines or other related experience generally required.
5. High school diploma or equivalent.
6. Excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to clearly communicate detailed information to co-workers, management, vendors, suppliers, and customers.
7. Excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact in a positive and professional manner to develop and maintain strong working relationships with co-workers, management, vendors, suppliers, and customers.
8. Ability to read and interpret documents such as job orders, procedure manuals, and schematics.
9. Ability to understand both geometry and trigonometry as well as the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions and percentages.
10. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
11. Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
12. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
13. Ability to use hand tools.
14. Excellent mechanical aptitude.
15. Willingness to cross-train and learn to operate all machines located in fabrication department.
16. Ability to operate computer and computer software, to include Microsoft Office products.
17. Ability to use forklift.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, bend, kneel, climb stairs and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must constantly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. If lifting over 50 pounds employees should utilize a jib, overhead crane, or ask for assistance from other team members. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
2. The work environment is usually an indoor setting with frequent exposure to outside elements. The noise level in the work environment is frequently high. In addition, other elements that an employee could be exposed to frequently in this work environment are but not limited to; dust, dirt, fumes and odors, mechanical and electrical hazards, fire hazards, and an elevated workplace. This position requires infrequent travel, which may involve exposure to extreme weather elements.

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:



How to Apply:

To apply please visit: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=Bergkamp&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

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07/13/2019

Machinist

THIS POSITION IS CURRENTLY ELIGIBLE FOR A $4,000 SIGN-ON/RETENTION BONUS (guidelines apply)

POSITION: Perform position requirements, including but not limited to major accountabilities in a safe, efficient and effective manner. Able to perform job classification duties, activities and responsibilities of all business units and all product line or sub-departments within all business units and able to perform job classification duties, activities and responsibilities for all lower grade job function classifications.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES (include, but not limited to):
•Follow all Company rules, policies, procedures and requirements especially for: safety, quality, delivery and productivity/cost. •Safety: Comply with all safety rules, policies and procedures; Report any unsafe practices and/or conditions to their supervisor; Wear require personal protective equipment (PPE) and re‐ port any defective PPE; Report all near‐misses, incidents, injuries, illnesses, including mobile equipment or property damage; Participation in the site Safety and Health Program.

•Calculate dimensions or tolerances, using instruments such as micrometers or vernier calipers.
•Machine parts to specifications, using machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders and also including: computer numerical control (CNC) equipment.
•Set up, adjust, or operate basic or specialized machine tools used to perform precision machining operations.
•Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines.
•Measure, examine, or test completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments, such as micrometers.
•Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
•Maintain machine tools in proper operational condition.
•Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, or engineering information to determine methods or sequences of operations needed to fabricate products.
•Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.
•Check work pieces to ensure that they are properly lubricated or cooled.
•Assist other maintenance employees, other employees and train employees on job procedures.
•Use tools, equipment and technology, including hand or power tools, manufacturing/operations equipment and computerized or automated systems.
•Maintain work area(s) in a safe, clean and orderly fashion.
•Perform other duties, activities and responsibilities as instructed.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
•High school diploma or GED required.
•Previous fabrication work experience is required, operating variety of machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders and also including: computer numerical control (CNC) equipment.
•At least 2 years of work-related experience, (working in a manufacturing / production work environment, or machine shop.)
•Able read and interpret work instructions, blue prints, manufacturing drawings or similar information.
•Must be able to write legibly and demonstrate good communication skills.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Number of openings:

10

Compensation:

Depending on Experience

How to Apply:

Online application only

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06/29/2019

Digital Press Operator

Key Staffing and Premier Employment Solutions is seeking a candidate with experience using Konica Minolta, or Xerox press / AB Dick Press to fill a Digital Press Operator position! The Digital Press Operator will be working M-F, 7am-2pm. Temp-to-Hire opportunity for the right candidate. $13/hr!

Digital Press Operator Job Responsibilities:
-Will be responsible for manipulating files.

Digital Press Operator Job Qualifications:
-Must have experience using Konica Minolta, or Xerox press / AB Dick Press.
-1-2 years’ experience using machines listed above, preferred.
-MUST be able to lift 20-50lbs.

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

$13/hr

How to Apply:

----------------------------------------------------- -Send resumes to: kim.janice@keystaffing.com -Call Kim for more info: 785-272-9999 -Apply in office at Key Staffing: 5840 SW Huntoon Street Topeka, KS 66604 -Additional Info: https://jobs.keystaffing.com/WL52BaseP12/main.aspx?action=SearchOpportunitiesDetail&mode=initial&id=28520&index=1

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06/30/2019

Machinist ~ 2nd Shift

General Summary:

Performs machining through the use of automated, semi-automated, and manual machine tools.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Performs machining through the use of automated, semi-automated, and manual machine tools.
2. Performs machine set-up.
3. Conducts quality control activities, including inspection and measurement of finished product.
4. Conducts general and preventive machine maintenance.

Number of openings:

2

Compensation:



How to Apply:

Stop by our plant in Sabetha Kansas to pick up an application or email Human Resources c.mcelroy@schenckprocess.com

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08/30/2019

Upholstery Department

Jakobe Furniture is seeking qualified candidates for our Upholstery Department
Jakobe Furniture is currently seeking individuals to work in our upholstery department as Machine Operators and Fabricators.

Primary Duties:
• Study work orders to determine the amount and type of materials required to cover work pieces.
• Follow sketches, patterns or blueprints to achieve the look and construction required by our customers.
• Measure and cut materials using manual or automated cutting instruments.
• Communicate with design engineers and sales prior to upholstering to determine correct color, style, and fabric preference.
• Examine furniture frames, springs, and webbings to identify defects.
• Build and/or repair upholstered furniture using a variety of hand and power tools.
• Ensure projects are completed on budget and delivered before set deadline.
• Cover wooden frame with soft materials such as cotton, felt pad, fiber or foam to improve texture and appearance.
• Work with tools and materials such as glue, staples, saw, cement, tacks and nail guns.
• Secure work pieces and materials onto production equipment.
• Conduct routine maintenance on work tools and upholstery machine.
• Finish upholstered furniture by attaching ornament trims, buttons, buckles, and grommets.
• Operate sewing machine to sew upholstery and join various sections of covering fabric.
Skills:
• Communication skills: ability to communicate with engineers.
• Dexterity: ability to manually strip and re-cover furniture with little to no implements.
• Creative: well versed in repairing and finishing furniture to improve appearance.

Education:

• High School Diploma or equivalent education level as a minimum requirement.
• Training from a vocational school in upholstery courses desired, but not mandatory.
• Apprenticeship as an upholsterer for 3-4 years to gain work knowledge and experience.

Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and hold a valid driver’s license. Jakobe Furniture is an equal opportunity employer.

Number of openings:



Compensation:



How to Apply:

Email Resume to tina.hafner@jakobe.com

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05/07/2019

Wood Shop

Jakobe Furniture is seeking qualified candidates for all levels in our in our Wood Shop

Jakobe Furniture is currently seeking individuals to work in our wood shop. Current positions that are available are: General Laborer, Machine Operator, and Fabricator.

Primary Duties:
• Prepare and stage wood materials
• Understand and operate machinery such as a CNC machine, planers, routers, and sanders
• Follow all policies and company practices to ensure a safe and quality working environment
• Operate within standard operating procedures and quality control processes
• Complete and process repetitive tasks with efficiency and accuracy
Skills:
• Required 1–2 years of related experience working in a similar industry
• Experience necessary running equipment such as a table saw and planer/sander
• Experience with a joiner preferred
• Advanced woodworking skills
• Ability to use hands or fingers to lift, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, and to stand, walk, sit and reach
• Must be able to lift and/or move 50 pounds

Education:

Candidates for Wood Shop jobs need to have a High School Diploma or equivalent education level as a minimum requirement.

Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and hold a valid driver’s license. Jakobe Furniture is an equal opportunity employer.

Number of openings:



Compensation:



How to Apply:

Email Resume to tina.hafner@jakobe.com

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05/07/2019

Facilities Maintenance Tech

Jakobe Furniture is seeking qualified candidates for a Facilities Maintenance Technician!

Jakobe offers an incredible opportunity to be deeply involved in a company that is productive, efficient, and goal driven. We are currently seeking a facilities maintenance coordinator to help with all building repairs and maintenance as well as assist with equipment repairs as needed.

Primary Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Manage and maintain the facility, including HVAC system, plumbing, electrical, and roof as well as coordinating lawn maintenance and snow removal.
• Schedule and manage all facilities work orders.
• Maintain Preventive maintenance program.
• Maintain Emergency preparedness program.
• Assess and repair maintenance issues.
• Assist with equipment repairs as needed.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• 5 years of facilities/building maintenance experience
• Experience handling facility maintenance.
• Ability to make quick & important facilities related decisions
• Ability to work independently on assigned tasks
• Ability to think critically
• Ability to implement and adjust procedures
• Be adaptable to change
• Ability to lift 25 – 50lbs
• Be able to manage projects and meet deadlines
• Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrate problem solving ability
• Must be able to stand for long periods of time inside and outside of the building

Preferred Qualifications:
• Together with a high level of personal responsibility and optimism, a successful applicant will thrive in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment.

Additional Job Information:
Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on experience. Jakobe offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Number of openings:



Compensation:



How to Apply:

Email Resume to tina.hafner@jakobe.com

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05/07/2019

Entry level machinist

Looking to fill positions as a CNC operator. This operator will be trained to become proficient in set-ups and programming of Lathes, Mills and Turn/Mill machines. Monday-Thursday work schedule. Must understand blueprints, measuring instruments and a solid understanding of shop safety practices.

Number of openings:

3

Compensation:

$17.50/hr to start. Re-evaluate in 90 days.

How to Apply:

Submit resume to bryan@rice-precision.com

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04/25/2019

Electronic Technician I

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Job Description
The Electronic Technician I works at the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS.The CRF is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts. Examples:repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level.The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations.
Our Electronic Technicians apply working technical knowledge to perform simple or routine tasks in working on various types of equipment to the component level, following instructions which cover virtually all procedures. Knowledge may be acquired through assignments designed to increase competence (including classroom training) so that worker can advance to a higher level technician. Receives technical guidance as required from supervisor or higher level technicians. Work is given detailed review when new or advanced assignments are involved. Performs testing and repair of simple
electronic and electromechanical equipment using common hand tools and test equipment (e.g., multimeters, power supplies, signal generators, frequency counters, and oscilloscopes). Work typically involves such tasks as testing,
troubleshooting, and replacement of components and wiring circuits. Completion of two years formal training or military training, with a strong emphasis in solid state and digital circuitry, required. Assignments may include all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Basic Qualifications:
• High school graduate or equivalent. Formal technical training and/or
experience.
• Completion of two years formal training or military training, with a strong
emphasis in solid state and digital circuitry, required.
• Knowledge of logic truth tables to identify outputs when given input levels.
• Understanding of general test equipment.
• Knowledge of schematic symbols, values and their meaning.
• Understanding of basic troubleshooting techniques.
• Must be able to read, write and understand the English language well enough
to perform one’s duties without undue degradation of one’s abilities.
• Must have knowledge and ability to perform component level repairs on simple
to medium complexity electronic/electromechanical items.
• Must be able to lift forty (40) pounds
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
None

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Number of openings:

4

Compensation:

19.48/hr

How to Apply:

Direct application link: https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/ngc_pro/jobdetail.ftl?job=19010245 or search www.northropgrumman.com/careers by posting #: 19010245

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06/30/2019