Date: May 27, 2023

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO



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 lines or sub-departments within all business units and on a variety of different machines and machine centers.


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.
  • Read work orders, blueprints (first and third angle), production documents and/or other information to determine weld specifications and requirements. 
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, and/or (overhead - rarely) positions in a progressive assembly line in a timely manner maintaining quality and accuracy of weld.
  • Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers.
  • Examine workpieces for defects and measure workpieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.
  • Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools including (gas metal arc – primary), shielded metal arc, gas tungsten arc, , flux-cored arc, submerged arc, electroslag welding.
  • Weld separately or in combination, using (mild steel – primary), aluminum, stainless steel, cast iron, and other alloys.
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
  • Select and install torches, torch tips, filler rods, consumable electrode wire and flux, according to welding specifications or types and thicknesses of metals.
  • Ignite torches or start power supplies and strike arcs by touching electrodes to metals being welded, completing electrical circuits.
  • Connect and turn regulator valves to activate and adjust gas flow and pressure so that desired flames are obtained.
  • Clean or degrease weld joints using wire brush or grinder. 
  • Able to lift parts / materials or varying weights onto and out of work area(s). 
  • Assist other welder 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.
  • Maintain production, other data and reports.
  • Perform work duties, activities and responsibilities on assigned shift and schedule.
  • Perform other duties, activities and responsibilities as instructed. 



  • Previous welding work experience (both MIG and Pulse) is required.
  • At least 2 years of work-related experience, (working in a manufacturing / production work environment, or working in a welding shop.)
  • Certified Welder qualifications is preferred.
  • Candidate must be able to successfully complete the AWS Testing Requirements.      
  • 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.

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