Tag Archives: Machine/Tool Technology

Lot Maintenance Assistant – $2,500 Hiring Bonus

Adams Land & Cattle, LLC (ALCC) is a progressive, family owned cattle feeding business, located in Broken Bow, Nebraska. ALCC began in 1945 as a small dairy farm on 300 acres east of Broken Bow. Today, ALCC remains family-owned, but has grown into a multi-location operation with finishing lots in Nebraska and more than 100 backgrounding locations throughout the US and Canada.

We are looking for a team player to provide quality and efficient maintenance support for all the feedlot steel structures and water systems.

This person will be responsible for:
– Operating, maintaining, and repairing environmental sprinkler systems.
– Maintaining and repairing feedlot fences and steel structures that sustain optimum cattle welfare and containment.
– Maintaining and repairing water tanks and main lines.
– Ensuring quality and efficient fabrication for new construction.
– Supporting Machining Services activities.

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:
– Mechanical interest and aptitude.
– Welding experience, knowledge, and skills.
– Any electrical, hydraulic, and water systems experience.
– Commitment to safety and quality culture.
– Ability to use analytical techniques for problem solving, coordination, and decision making.
– Driven, organized, action-oriented, analytical, and ability to multi-task.
– High attention to detail.
– Individual must be team oriented.
– Proven professional communication, presentation, and customer service skills.

Compensation dependent upon experience. Benefits package begins day one. Apply online at https://bitly.com/AdamsCareers.

Listing expires on Thursday October 28th, 2021

Machine Services Technician – $5,000 Hiring Bonus

Adams Land & Cattle, LLC (ALCC) is a progressive, family owned cattle feeding business, located in Broken Bow, Nebraska. ALCC began in 1945 as a small dairy farm on 300 acres east of Broken Bow. Today, ALCC remains family-owned, but has grown into a multi-location operation with finishing lots in Nebraska and more than 100 backgrounding locations throughout the US and Canada.

We are looking for a highly skilled individual to provide quality and efficient maintenance support in all aspects of the feedlot.

This person will be responsible for:
– Repairing and maintaining feedlot facilities and equipment, including but not limited to processing barns, mobile vet units, feed mill, equipment, water, power and sprinklers.
– Welding (mig and arc) to complete repairs and new fabrication.
– Machining parts that are used throughout the feedlot operation.
– Maintaining welding/machining equipment in a good state of repair.
– Repairing/maintaining hydraulic, plumbing and water systems.
– Completing electrical, carpentry, concrete and/or fencing work in support of feedlot operations.
– Supporting the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of the feedlot sprinkler system.
– Completing priority projects by target due dates.
– Completing quality work, right the first time.
– Supporting workplace organizational efforts.
– Working closely with all levels of the organization.
– Supporting Lot Maintenance activities.

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:
– Welding and/or machining skills.
– Experience with mechanical applications.
– Excellent verbal communication.
– High attention to detail.
– Commitment to safety and quality culture.
– Individual must be team-oriented.
– Any electrical, hydraulic, and water systems experience is helpful.

Compensation depends on experience. Full benefits package begins day one of employment. Apply online at https://bitly.com/AdamsCareers.

Listing expires on Thursday October 28th, 2021

Mechanic

Position: Mechanic
Location: Kansas City Region
Compensation: TBD based experience
Travel: 50%

L.G Barcus and Sons is looking for a positive individual that is highly self-motivated, with strong
communication and problem-solving skills. LGB has a strong safety culture and is a trusted partner with the railroad industry. We have been building careers for over 100 years and offer competitive wages.

Job Responsibilities
• Performs preventive maintenance inspections and service on machines.
• Thoroughly cleans machines and machine parts, removing parts and
reinstalling as necessary.
• Oils and lubricates moving parts on machines to ensure effective performance.
• Records and reports damaged, worn, or broken parts.
• Orders and installs replacement parts for machines.
• Identifies the causes of unexpected breakdowns of machines.
• Repairs broken machines quickly and efficiently.
• Prepares reports documenting work performed.
• Cleans, organizes, inventories, stocks, and otherwise maintains shop areas,
parts, tools, and supplies.
• Coordinates with managers to schedule regular maintenance on machines.
• Makes necessary modifications and implements tests runs; confers with
product manager regarding test results and makes additional alterations to
machinery as required.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Benefits
• Company provided PPE, equipment, and tooling
• Company Mechanic Truck for travel to jobsite
• Opportunity for career advancement
• Full benefits package including:
○ 401K, Health, dental, vision, and travel expenses covered

Please submit resume to Melissa Fireoved at melissa.fireoved@barcus.com.

Listing expires on Friday October 22nd, 2021

Tooling Technician

Berry Global, headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $13 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2019 on a combined pro forma basis from operations, Berry is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative nonwoven, flexible, and rigid products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets. Berry operates over 290 manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents, and employs over 48,000 individuals.

At Berry, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. At Berry, we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth, and safety.

This position will be a rotating 12-hour night schedule from 7PM-7AM.

Starting pay is around $20/hour plus the night shift differential.

Apply online at https://careers-berryglobal.icims.com/jobs/10115/tooling-technician/job?hub=10.

PURPOSE: To rebuild and repair production equipment, rebuild tooling, improve running conditions, along with working on molds and dies that are running in machines in the production area.

Responsibilities
-Repair, inspect, and rebuild production tooling.
-Accurately inventory spare tooling components.
-Communicate with other production and support departments to troubleshoot and resolve root cause issues.
-Service equipment in-press and replace components to maintain production.
-Install, remove, and setup tooling components in production lines.
-Perform preventative maintenance and routine cleaning of tools.
-Clearly document work and record condition of tools.
-Operate precision measuring tools including calipers, micrometers, and indicators.
-Measure dimensions of completed components to verify conformance to specifications.
-Set up and operate conventional machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders.
-Safely operate powered industrial trucks and overhead cranes.
-Understand all safety precautions for proper operation of machines and equipment that are used while performing job responsibilities.
-Carry out any other tasks assigned by the Group Leaders or Supervisor.

Qualifications
-Positive attitude and the ability to work productively with others.
-Honest, dependable, and motivated.
-High school diploma/GED Equivalent/Work Equivalent.
-Good math skills and mechanical ability.
-Good problem solving & analytical skills.
-Must have good communication skills, written & verbal.
-Must provide own hand tools.
-Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
-Ability to work around grease, oils, & solvents without adverse reactions.
-Must be able to stand, walk, bend, stoop, & squat throughout entire shift.
-Must be able to work productively in hot, loud, and cramped conditions.
-Must have good manual dexterity.
-Must be able to differentiate color.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Listing expires on Friday July 30th, 2021

Parker Hannifan Corporation – Braider Operator: Made for Manhattan

Made for Manhattan will be actively promoting local job opportunities on behalf of area employers to attract talent to the Manhattan, Kansas community.

Manhattan leads in research and innovation fueled by Kansas State University and Fort Riley, attracting talent from all over the world. Manhattan leads in research and innovation fueled by Kansas State University and Fort Riley, home to the First Infantry Division, attracting talent from all over the world. The Manhattan community radiates an energy and spirit unlike you’ve ever seen.

To apply, go to https://parkercareers.ttcportals.com/jobs/6216325-braider-operator-i-2nd-shift-multiple-openings.

You quickly see why you are Made for Manhattan!
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“SUMMARY OF POSITION: To set up and support the braider operation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Set up braider as per standard instructions to include bobbin changes, setting proper tensions on braider decks, proper gears, proper air settings, and perform braider preventative maintenance as required. 2. Remove finished product to proper staging area. 3. Assist braider operators as operational needs require. 4. Be able to diagnose and troubleshoot minor problems to prevent serious mechanical failures. 5. Operate braiders on a relief basis as needed. 6. Prepare and complete associated paperwork. 7. Maintain work area in a clean and orderly fashion. 8. Perform other tasks as assigned by the shift supervisor. 9. Calculate braider gearing. DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC/NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Work safely in accordance with regulations, standards, and procedures, and in a manner that eliminates unreasonable risk to health and the environment. Notify management of unsafe conditions or practices, unlawful activities and activities which present unreasonable health and/or environmental risk. Report all safety and/or environmental incidents to management immediately. 2. Prevent excess waste of product and/or components by operating the equipment in an efficient manner. 3. Maintain production schedules. 4. Work with groups in initiating and implementation of programs such as Lean Manufacturing and 5-S. 5. Other duties may be assigned at a later time.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education required: High School diploma or GED Experience: Production work preferred but not required Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 1. Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills 2. Basic knowledge and use of hand tools 3. Sound decision making skills 4. Good math, reading, writing skills 5. Demonstrated mechanical aptitude 6. Strong trouble shooting skills 7. Be able to exercise continuous mental, visual, and audio attention 8. Ability to work well in a team environment Skills/Competencies: 1. Basic computer skills 2. Ability to monitor machine sounds to identify and diagnose changes in order to take appropriate action. 3. Vision: Near acuity and accommodation for reading information to perform job tasks. 4. Requires constant alertness to surroundings and product quality with attention to detail. Physical Requirements: Ability to: lift 10 pounds, lift 25 pounds routinely, and up to 50 pounds rarely. Assessment: Employee must pass Pre-employment screening

Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $14.3 billion, global company. With annual sales of $14.3 billion in fiscal year 2019, Parker Hannifin is the world’s leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity’s biggest challenges.

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. (“Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor”) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf”

Listing expires on Wednesday June 30th, 2021

Parker Hannifan Corporation – Finisher: Job posted by Made for Manhattan

Made for Manhattan will be actively promoting local job opportunities on behalf of area employers to attract talent to the Manhattan, Kansas community.

Manhattan leads in research and innovation fueled by Kansas State University and Fort Riley, attracting talent from all over the world. Manhattan leads in research and innovation fueled by Kansas State University and Fort Riley, home to the First Infantry Division, attracting talent from all over the world. The Manhattan community radiates an energy and spirit unlike you’ve ever seen.

To apply, go to https://parkercareers.ttcportals.com/jobs/6216324-finisher-2nd-and-3rd-shift.

You quickly see why you are Made for Manhattan!
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Parker Hannifan Corporation
“Education required: High School diploma or GED Experience: Production work preferred but not required Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 1. Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills 2. Basic knowledge and use of hand tools 3. Sound decision making skills 4. Good math, reading, writing skills 5. Demonstrated mechanical aptitude 6. Strong trouble shooting skills 7. Be able to exercise continuous mental, visual, and audio attention 8. Ability to work well in a team environment Skills/Competencies: 1. Basic computer skills 2. Ability to monitor machine sounds to identify and diagnose changes in order to take appropriate action. 3. Vision: Near acuity and accommodation for reading information to perform job tasks. 4. Requires constant alertness to surroundings and product quality with attention to detail. Physical Requirements: Ability to: lift 10 pounds, lift 25 pounds occasionally, and up to 50 pounds rarely. Assessment: Employee must pass Pre-employment screening

Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $14.3 billion, global company. With annual sales of $14.3 billion in fiscal year 2018, Parker Hannifin is the world’s leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 62 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity’s biggest challenges.

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. (“Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor”) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf”

Listing expires on Wednesday June 30th, 2021

Correctional Industries Manager

Position Summary:
Responsible for the production of aluminum and printed overlay signage/decals in multiple substrates used on highways, roads, state parks and any other entity falling under KCI’s allowable customer base. Additional product lines include rotary and laser engraving of acrylic awards, plaques, plastic name plates and plastic interior signage, as well as engraving to include rotary and laser engraving which includes laser engraving on wooden blanks. Duties encompass preparing production schedules from customer orders and ensuring that proper raw materials are utilized/products meet specifications, which comply with Uniform Traffic Control Device statutes or other regulatory guidelines, customer requests, and established production/shipping schedules.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
• Train and assign duties to staff and inmate workers in production and maintenance, of wide format printers, plotters, saws, metal shears and punch machines to ensure safe work practices are followed and proper personal protection equipment is used. Ensure computer security is maintained.
• Responsible for determining raw material purchase requests for anticipated production schedules and preparing specifications which are adequate to obtain acceptable material that will pass testing by outside labs for certification. Maintain raw material inventory levels, which are established by the Manufacturing Manager with input from the division.
• Utilize the generic KCI Quality Control Program for the division that ensures all products manufactured meet or exceed customer expectations,
• Responsible for building and machinery maintenance and upkeep through established preventative maintenance cycles.
• Responsible for security and safety of inmates under your supervision and perform other duties as assigned.

Salary range is $32,700 through $43,900 annually. Please apply online at https://www.jobs.ks.gov. Please reference vacancy number 198493.

Listing expires on Thursday February 4th, 2021

Correctional Industries Manager Senior

Position Summary: This position is located at the Kansas Correctional Industries (KCI) on the grounds of the Lansing Correctional Facility it is responsible for the production of aluminum and printed overlay signage/decals used on highways, roads, state parks and any other entity falling under KCI’s allowable customer base. This position is responsible for the production of acrylic awards, plaques, plastic name plates and plastic interior signage, as well as engraving. Duties include preparing production schedules from customer orders and ensuring that products meet specifications, which comply with customer requests, ship dates, Traffic Control Device Manual or other regulatory guidelines.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
• Supervise subordinate Correctional Industries Managers. Train and assigns duties to staff and inmate workers in production and maintenance. Responsible for ensuring that safe work practices are followed and proper personal protection equipment is used by staff and inmates.
• Responsible for determining raw material requirements for anticipated production schedules and preparing specifications which are adequate to obtain acceptable material. Maintain raw material inventory levels that are adequate for continued production, but do not exceed determined maximum levels, which are established by the Manufacturing Manager with input from division.
• Responsible for building and machinery maintenance and upkeep through established preventative maintenance cycles. Specific tasks may be delegated to subordinate staff and inmate workers. Responsible for the security and safety of inmates supervised. Assists with head counts, responsible for enforcing KDOC, KCI and facility security, safety and operational policies and regulations governing inmate behavior.
• Responsible for all necessary administrative reports which may be required from the division to include: payroll, tool control, job pricing, etc. Must coordinate inmate employment and security with institution personnel.

Annual salary for this position is $38,896. Please apply online at www.jobs.ks.gov.

 

Listing expires on Sunday November 15th, 2020

MACHINIST

May Technology & Mfg., Inc., est. 1964 and located in Kansas City, MO has immediate openings for long-term self-starting professional individuals. We manufacture high quality precision machined parts, assemblies and tooling for the aerospace, defense, automotive, construction and other industries using the latest in advanced computerized mfg. tools & technology. We seek individuals that are highly skilled, quality minded, dependable, positive and motivated to join our growing team. Must be able to pass a drug screen, work weekends (rare)/overtime as the position requires.

MACHINIST
Summary

Sets up and operates numerical control machine to cut, shape, or form metal workpieces to specifications by performing the following duties.
Essential duties, responsibilities and authorization for the following: Other duties may be assigned.
Reviews setup sheet and specifications to determine setup procedure, machining sequence, and dimensions of finished workpiece.
Prior to machine startup, check coolant and way lube levels, make additions as necessary. Notify your supervisor when usage becomes abnormal.
Attaches fixture to machine bed and positions and secures workpiece in fixture according to setup instructions.
Assembles cutting tools in toolholders and positions toolholders in machine spindles as specified or inserts cutting tools in specified machine magazine.
Loads control media in machine control console or enters commands to retrieve preprogrammed machine instructions from data base.
Manipulates controls and enters commands to index cutting tool to specified set point and to start machine.
Observes and listens to machine operation to detect malfunctions such as worn or damaged cutting tools.
Changes cutting tools and location of workpiece during machining process as specified in setup instructions.
Measure workpiece for conformance to specifications and records on inspection data sheets actual measurements for key characteristics.
Notify supervisor of quantity discrepancies, product suspect of nonconformance or fixtures/equipment in need of repair or replacement.
Adjusts machine feed and speed and changes cutters to machine parts according to specifications when automatic programming is faulty or machine malfunctions.
Machines materials other than metal such as composites, plastic and rubber.
Inspect and remove foreign objects and debris found during manufacturing process of product.
Ensure product is properly identified (part no., quantity, etc).
Ensure documentation is maintained as required by the respective customer’s requirements.
Return fixtures, tools, or equipment back to their normal location, after machine teardown.
Move or relocate product to the Quality Assurance area or next process per the manufacturing plan.
Maintain a safe, clean, and orderly work environment.
Ensure tools and equipment used for recording measurements are calibrated and maintained.
Ensure hazardous materials and liquids have proper identification, are stored in a safe environment and handled with care.
Observe safety rules and regulations and wear the required safety equipment.
Support the Quality Management System to assure compliance to quality, industrial and government standards and regulations.

Education and/or Experience
High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); or 6 to 12 months related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Mazatrol programming experience a plus.

Compensation is hourly and commensurate with experience and/or training. Excellent Health, Dental, Vision benefit package with 401 (K) available. Send resume to mtm.hr@mayinc.com.

Listing expires on Saturday October 24th, 2020

TOOLING TECHNICIAN

This position will rebuild and repair molding to improve their running condition, along with working on molds and dies that are running in machines in the production area.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Repair and rebuild molds and dies.
Make components and changes on existing components and die changes.
Assist the Group Leaders and Lead persons in planning work in the shop.
Assist the Group Leaders and Lead persons in sending work to outside vendors.
Assist other departments where their skills are needed.
Keep the molds running as efficiently as possible while they are running in production (fixing water leaks, air leaks, assisting Mold Setters, working with Production personnel on mold problems, etc?)
Assist the mold cleaners with repairs that are needed and to help clean molds when time allows.
Record in the Mold Maintenance Log book any maintenance that is completed on every mold.
Inform the Scheduling Department when there is a mold problem that is going to be down for any length of time.
Carry out any other tasks assigned by the Group Leaders, Tooling Manger and Tooling Supervisor.
QUALIFACATIONS:

Good work and attendance record at Berry Plastics.
High school education / GED equivalent.
Ability to lift 75 pounds a minimum of 10 times per day and lift 50-75 lbs. over shoulder height occasionally.
Ability to occasionally climb on and off a forklift safely and without assistance.
Ability to safely operate a forklift in high traffic, low clearance areas while not posing a safety risk to others. Must not be at risk of sudden alterations in consciousness.
Hearing sufficient to recognize and respond to shouted warnings, alarms and horns on forklifts.
Able to occasionally climb ladders safely and without assistance. Must not be at risk of sudden alterations in consciousness.
Verbal communication adequate to use a radio and or paging system to contact other co-workers in other areas of the complex.
PHYSICAL QUALIFACTIONS:

Able to use both hands for effective manipulation of tools/parts.
Able to work overhead or in awkward positions on a frequent basis.
Ability to push/pull loads of approx 75 lbs at a minimum of 10 times per day/shift.
Vision of 20/40 or better and peripheral vision of 70 degrees or greater and ability to read 10-12 point font at a distance of 12-18 inches.
12 Hour night shift

Compensation is $18.50/hour. To apply, go to www.berryglobal.com and click on CAREERS.

Listing expires on Wednesday October 21st, 2020