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Technician - Ag (2nd Shift)


Location: Mankato, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: June 19, 2024
Job Type: Full time
Ziegler CAT has an opening for a full-time, experienced Technician to work on agricultural equipment. Ziegler Ag Equipment sells and services the full line of Fendt tractors, combines, planters and application equipment. Other brands include Massey Ferguson, RoGator and TerraGator application equipment, CLAAS LEXION, TRION, Jaguar and tractors in select areas, as well as tillage and grain handling equipment. We are looking for a dedicated employee with excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills to help deliver top notch service as a mechanic to our rapidly growing customer base.Responsibilities:Diagnose and repair agricultural equipment including tractors, combines, balers, sprayers, tillage equipment, and plantersRespond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performedMaintains a clean and safe work area, adhere to all safety proceduresFollows standard operating proceduresCleans and organizes equipmentAttends formal trainingAssists to prepare new equipment for rent or saleProvides assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairsPerforms other duties as assigned/requiredMaintains paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basisDocuments labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customerPositively interacts with manager and team members to satisfy customer needsCommunicates effectively with customers, both internal and externalQualifications:2-year technical degree or high school diploma/GED and several years of comparable shop mechanic experience2+ years of relevant diesel equipment repair experience preferredPrevious experience with AGCO, CLAAS or Versatile products is a plus but not requiredPersonal attributes: attention to detail, efficiency, problem solving, planning and organization, team playerWritten and verbal communication skillsBasic computer skillsOwn mechanic tool setAbility to maintain safe and clean work environmentThis role is deemed safety-sensitive and will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirementMinimum Physical Requirements:Push/pull up to 50 lbsLift/carry up to 60 lbsLift bulky objectsStanding, walking, using hands, talking, hearing, neck rotation, trunk rotation, stair climbing, ladder climbing, repetitive bending, kneeling, sustained squat, forward reaching, overhead reaching, supine overhead reaching, crawling, bin lift, high steps, fingering/grasping – able to use bolt box.Working Conditions may be indoor and/or outdoor. Noise level may be loud at times.This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.  Ziegler Inc. will reasonably accommodate the known disabilities of qualified disabled individuals.No Visa sponsorship available for this position. Authorization to work in the United States is required.Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, protected veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission dealing with discrimination, or any other protected class status.For more information about your equal employment opportunity rights and protections, click here.For information about your Family and Medical Leave Act rights, click here, and for information about the Employee Polygraph Protection Act, click here.For information about Pay Transparency NondiscriminationSpecial Assistance Request Form | Ziegler CAT