Mechantronics Apprentice

Company: CLAAS Omaha Inc. 
Location: Omaha 
Start Date: for the next possible date
Professional Level: Students 
Key Area: Production 
Department: Apprenticeships 

Your role on our team:

The Mechatronics Apprentice is responsible for gaining practical skills, as well as academic knowledge, in the field of Mechatronics and Manufacturing. The skills and knowledge gained will serve as a catalyst to understanding the processes, technology, and future of CLAAS innovation.

•    Set up, troubleshoot and repair mechanics, pneumatics and hydraulics
•    Wire up motors and drives
•    Use manual metalworking equipment
•    Choose and carry out joining techniques
•    Install and configure programs for hardware and software components
•    Build, test, modify, and maintain industrial control systems
•    Install, test, modify, and maintain electrical assemblies
•    Read technical diagrams and schematics
•    Choose or develop correct QA test procedures
•    Work systematically (Plan-Do-Check-Act)
•    Analyze problems for effective troubleshooting

Your profile:

  • Minimum of high school degree or equivalent; additional training and college education is desirable.
  • Current or past experience in the Test Booth, Repairs, or Reconfiguration area, or relevant experience, strongly preferred, not required.
  • Attendance must be at a Level “A” for the past three quarters.
  • Not currently under a performance improvement plan for quality, takt time, or other area of performance.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule between school and training at work.
  • Ability to read or learn and accurately interpret blueprints, technical drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to fit, align and adjust assembly work to fulfill very close tolerances and strict inspection requirements preferred.
  • Proven ability, as demonstrated through previous experience, to skillfully use all tools, machinery and equipment necessary for assembly work, including torque tools and electronic adjusting, diagnosis and test equipment preferred.
  • Must have a good command of the English language, both written and verbal.
  • Farm background and previous large equipment driving experience desirable.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and handle a high volume workload in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail.

Full Time Benefits Package Includes:

  • Premium free health, dental, vision, short-term disability, and long-term disability;
  • Competitive paid time off;
  • 401(k) with a generous company match;
  • Retirement Readiness Program;
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Dependent Care Resources Program;
  • Tuition Reimbursement;
  • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health;
  • Wellness Programs including weight loss, diabetes management, and high blood pressure management;
  • Legal & Financial Services;
  • Fun & Safe Environment

We look forward to your application.

Your contact from our CLAAS Recruiting Team

Jeanette White

CLAAS Omaha Inc.


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