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Machinist Job at AGCO in Hesston, KS

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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 line or sub-departments within all business units and able to perform job classification duties, activities and responsibilities for all lower grade job function classifications.


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.
  • Calculate dimensions or tolerances, using instruments such as micrometers or vernier calipers.
  • Machine parts to specifications, using machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders and also including: computer numerical control (CNC) equipment. 
  • Set up, adjust, or operate basic or specialized machine tools used to perform precision machining operations.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines.
  • Measure, examine, or test completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments, such as micrometers.
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
  • Maintain machine tools in proper operational condition.
  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, or engineering information to determine methods or sequences of operations needed to fabricate products.
  • Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.
  • Check work pieces to ensure that they are properly lubricated or cooled.
  • Assist other maintenance 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.
  • Perform other duties, activities and responsibilities as instructed. 



  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Previous fabrication work experience is required, operating variety of machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders and also including: computer numerical control (CNC) equipment. 
  • At least 2 years of work-related experience, (working in a manufacturing / production work environment, or machine shop.)
  • 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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