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Maintenance Mechanic - Military Veterans

at Amsted Rail Company, Inc.

 


We have an immediate opening for a Maintenance Mechanic at our Kansas City, KS facility. The open positions are for 2nd and 3rd shift, working 8 hour days, plenty of opportunity for overtime! The pay range is dependent on skills but currently ranges from $38-42 per hour.


About us


Amsted Rail has been in business for over 145 years as the #1 supplier of train wheels in not only America, but the entire world, that’s thousands of wheels each day! We also have locations all over the globe involved in producing almost every part you can think of that you can find under a railcar. We are also the 7th largest ESOP in the country. An ESOP is an employee stock ownership plan that gives workers ownership interest in the company in the form of shares, essentially our employees own the company. The company's success is your success.


We have an immediate opening for a Maintenance Mechanic at our Kansas City, KS facility. The open positions are for 2nd and 3rd shift, working 8-12 hour shifts, plenty of opportunity for overtime! The pay range is dependent on skills but currently ranges from $38-42 per hour.


These positions actively support the operations of the facility. The goal of the position is to keep all mechanical and electrical systems in the assigned areas maintained and repaired.


·        What will you do?


·        Work in a safe, controlled manner


·        Maintain a positive attitude


·        Work collaboratively in teams made up of maintenance, operations, quality, and management teammates


·        Perform predictive/preventative maintenance


·        Repair break downs


·        Troubleshoot equipment malfunctions


·        Assist the operations team as needed


·        Complete projects as assigned


 


SKILLS:


·        PLC Experience - Preferred


·        Working knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, power transmission, and electrical equipment - Preferred


·        Prior experience in industrial maintenance - Preferred


·        Microsoft Office/SAP – Preferred


·        Certified welder - Preferred


 


Our environment:


·        Extreme heat and cold


·        Dusty/dirty


·        Loud


 


Amsted Rail is an industry leader that can offer more than a chance to succeed. This is where you can thrive. Our environment is energetic, our people are motivated and our career paths can take you where you want to go. We pride ourselves on being the market leader as well as having a management philosophy that promotes a culture of dignity and respect for all our employees.


For more than a century, Griffin® has been the proven leader in railroad wheel quality, design, and service. We have five-wheel plants – four in the US and one in Canada. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance as well as a retirement 401k and ESOP employee stock ownership program (100% employee-owned).


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Kansas City, MO

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Katie Hope
Amsted Rail Company, Inc.

At Amsted Rail, our organization is only as strong as the people we employ. We are continuously evolving to meet the demands of our customers and the market in order to remain an industry leader, and we encourage our employees to do the same. To help employees continuously grow and develop in an ever-changing marketplace, we have developed a formal People Development process that focuses on aligning development activities to both employee’s career interests as well as the needs of the business. Amsted Rail’s People Development process will provide the tools necessary to build our pipeline of talent for the future as well as create a rich and rewarding career experience.

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