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Welder 1 T4 1st Shift

Date:  Jun 8, 2024

Taylorville, IL, US

Brand:  Grain & Protein
Workplace Type:  Onsite

Do you want to help solve the world's most pressing challenges? Feeding the world's growing population and slowing climate change are two of the world's greatest challenges. AGCO is a part of the solution! Join us to make your contribution.


AGCO is seeking a talented, passionate, and highly motivated professional to join the team as a Welder. The ideal candidate will be responsible for welding material to specification, from job orders and document production data. Works well within the team setting, openly shares perspective in team meetings and contributes to discussions in a constructive manner. You will work onsite at our Taylorville, IL facility. 


Your Impact

  • Follow required safety and work procedures.
  • Set-up, adjust, program, and perform preventative maintenance on welding equipment and local exhaust.
  • Use MIG welder to assemble metal products to specification, from job order and document production data at a level of output that minimizes production delays.
  • Produce strong, penetrated welds that are smooth, non-porous and consistent.
  • Follow required procedures and use appropriate jigs and fixtures to assist in the assembly and welding process.
  • Utilize quality checks to meet product standards.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area to 5S Standards.
  • Implement all aspects of AGCO Lean and Quality Management systems.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


Your Experience and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required, technical degree or certificate in welding preferred.
  • Previous welding experience required.
  • Ability to use various tools including (tape measure, hand grinder, plasma cutter, acetylene torch, etc.), read blueprints and tape measure.
  • Ability to read, write and use basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and angles).
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to follow precise instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, managers and across departments.


Your Benefits

  • Non-exempt/Hourly starting at starting at $24.89.
  • Health, life, and disability insurance, gainshare, 401k.
  • Paid vacation.


Your Workplace

You will work onsite at our Taylorville, IL site to team up with your wonderful AGCO colleagues.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee works with and near large machinery and equipment daily. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The employee is exposed to a variety of extreme conditions including temperatures ranging from 40°F to 105°F.


The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or craw and frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands or arms. The employee must be able to stand for up to twelve hours per day. The employee must continuously lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


The employee must wear personal protective equipment (i.e. eye protection, hearing protection, safety shoes, gloves, sleeves, etc.)


We value inclusion and recognize the innovation a diverse workforce delivers to our farmers. Through our recruitment efforts, we are committed to building a team that includes a variety of experiences, backgrounds, cultures and perspectives.


Join us as we bring agriculture into the future and apply now!


AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Smart Solutions

Our five grain and protein brands help our customers manage seeds and grains, protect animal health and improve productivity. GSI and Cimbria offer advanced, integrated systems that make storing, conditioning, moving, and managing grain and seed easier and more profitable. Cumberland and AP leverage the latest high-tech solutions to improve poultry and swine production, including state-of-the-art climate control, biosecurity, and feeding systems. And Tecno’s innovative layer housing helps egg producers protect the well-being of their birds and achieve better results.

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