Assembly Technician

CLAAS Omaha Inc.
 Omaha, NE

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Become part of a thriving, international organization that employs over 11,000 people in 140 countries worldwide. For over 100 years, CLAAS has contributed to feeding the world. The Company embraces the latest technology and invests in the development of our CLAAS employees.

The Assembly Technician is responsible for quality workmanship while assembling subassemblies or parts of subassemblies to the main machine, combine or header.

Main Accountabilities and Essential Functions

· Responsible for assemble subassemblies or parts of subassemblies to the main machine, combine or header, while verifying own workmanship and readily correcting any assembly and/or minor fit up problems and using best judgement to avoid excessive spoilage.

· Assist with the training and instruction of new co-workers within COL and HR guidelines.

· Provide assistance in planning assembly procedures and administer the completion of a machine.

· Conduct final functional tests to verify that the assembled unit operates properly and that a high quality product is delivered to the customer.

· Regularly report shop floor related items to the data system as required.

· Responsible to keep work area clutter free and tools in assigned area clean and orderly at all times.

· Adheres to established company values, practices, policies and procedures at all times. Follows and supports compliance with all applicable safety rules, laws, regulations and standards.

· Demonstrates regular and punctual attendance at the assigned work location.

Additional Functions

· Continuous improvement of techniques, processes, material flow with equipment and plant layout.

· Other tasks as assigned or required by management.

Educational/Training Requirements

· Minimum of high school degree or equivalent; additional training and college education is desirable.

Experience Requirements

· Minimum of 2-3 years of assembly experience preferred, not required. Preferably in agricultural machinery assembly, repair, operation or maintenance.

· Ability to read or learn and accurately interpret blueprints, technical drawings and specifications.

· Ability to fit, align and adjust assembly work to fulfill very close tolerances and strict inspection requirements preferred.

· Proven ability, as demonstrated through previous experience, to skillfully use all tools, machinery and equipment necessary for assembly work, including torque tools and electronic adjusting, diagnosis and test equipment preferred.

· Must have a good command of the English language, both written and verbal.

· Farm background and previous large equipment driving experience desirable.

· Ability to work in a team environment.

· Must be able to perform simple shop mathematics.

· Must be able to meet deadlines and handle a high volume workload in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Working conditions are normal for an manufacturing plant environment whereas temperatures could be cold to warm depending on the season. Work may require weekend and evening work.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assign to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified