Production Support

Date: May 17, 2023

Location: Morton, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Production Support Job Description


Precision Planting is an innovative company that is changing the agriculture industry in remarkable ways. In only twenty years, we have helped redefine agriculture in the US and globally.  Our products make growers more productive, increase yields, current agricultural practices more sustainable, and reduce the costs to feed a growing world.  Precision Planting is growing rapidly and has many new products and business opportunities it is pursuing to continue that growth.  We are entrepreneurial in our DNA, fast-paced in our actions, and value hard work, innovative thinking, open communications, and teamwork.  If you share these values, then we might be the right place for you to contribute, grow and succeed in your career.

Job Responsibilities:

  • In this job, a portion of the time may be spent working in assembly or packing when necessary
  • Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks
  • Monitor the workflow of various packing or assembly lines to ensure all is running smoothly
  • Ensure that all workstations are adequately stocked with all necessary components
  • Help ensure that workstations are free of unnecessary items like unneeded parts, trash and empty boxes
  • Releases Work Orders to the Production floor as necessary
  • Assist with setting up Work Centers in a timely and organized manner, as well as tearing down the Work Center when the Work Order is complete while also training other employees to do the same
  • Maintain housekeeping conditions as prescribed by the area
  • Ability to utilize the p-track system and train new employees in learning the process
  • Ability to work in GP and Scale, releasing and confirming jobs with no supervision and continue learning ways to troubleshoot the system
  • Has some responsibility to organize work to achieve the goals for the department
  • Awareness of safety and report unsafe practices or concerns as needed and help enforce and model safety within the department
  • Perform various duties based on departmental need
  • Aid in ensuring that quality is maintained

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Has worked with Precision Planting for at least 1 year either as a full-time employee or a contract employee
  • Maintains or exceeds required expectations concerning attendance
  • Maintains or exceeds a high level of commitment and team atmosphere and foster that culture among the other employees
  • Continues to learn new skills and demonstrates a high knowledge of procedures within production
  • Able to answer questions when asked and assist in training employees on various jobs
  • Able to work with team to foster an environment for process improvement and looking for ways to improve efficiency
  • Has the leadership skills and job competency to lead a workstation
  • Ability to perform the duties of a Product Support Specialist if needed
  • 2 plus years of experience and/or training in Assembly, Manufacturing, Shipping and/or Production
  • Free of any written disciplinary actions for at least 1 year

Physical Requirements

  • Continuous walking, standing, and moving about
  • Frequently lifts, carriers or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Repetitive movement of hands and arms
  • Full range of motion to reach, bend or kneel as needed
  • Ability to operate hand tools

AGCO is an equal opportunity employer

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