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JBT Corporation Assembler - Machine Builder in Russellville, Arkansas



JBT is a diverse, global company with many needs for international management talent and great opportunities for experienced graduates. Our businesses are worldwide and opportunities are broad in scope.

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Being a global company allows us to present you with a number of career opportunities. JBT is one of the largest solutions providers to the global food processing industry. The largest food processors within the fruit, vegetable, meat, poultry, seafood and bakery industries are among our customers.


Performs mechanical assembly and hydraulic and pneumatic piping on complete line of food processing equipment. Works from mechanical engineering drawings, work instructions, and shop routings to perform tasks. Ability to operate power tools, fabrication equipment, overhead cranes, and forklifts. Responsible for performing operational testing and ensures that equipment meets test specifications. Knowledge or experience in gas-fired equipment desirable. Experience or aptitude in operating and testing Industrial Controls, Variable Frequency Drives, servo-motor controls, cameras and/or laser scanners a plus.


Essential Duties and Percent of Time Spent:

Must have mechanical aptitude to perform mechanical assembly and hydraulic and pneumatic piping functions.


Must have knowledge of assembly processes and fabrication techniques. Ability to sequence the final assembly of complete machines through the testing process.


Must have knowledge to interpret mechanical drawings and schematics.


Must be able to effectively communicate within a team environment. Ability to take oral and written instructions and complete tasks within the defined labor standards.


Must adhere to all internal operating procedures and safety policies. Must maintain acceptable housekeeping practices in designated work area.


May be cross-trained in other job functions based on capacity requirements.


Occasional Responsibilities:

Performs other duties as assigned



JBT FoodTech operating procedures, safety procedures, ISO quality procedures, rigging training, MRP system training and will be required to advance skill set in other functional areas.

Knowledge and Skills:

High School Diploma or GED preferred. Must be able to work within a team environment and interact well with co-workers.

Scope of Responsibility/Accountability:

Supervisory Responsibility/Financial Responsibility:


Interacts directly with Process Team Leaders, Production Supervisor, and Production Planners to meet production-scheduling requirements. Interacts with Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineers to implement cost reduction initiatives, and testing processes. Interacts with HSE coordinator to meet safety and environmental policies and procedures.

Must have ability to understand and interpret mechanical blueprints, work instructions, written procedures, oral and written instructions. Ability to work independently to meet production schedules. Ability to utilize shop math fundamentals and problem solving techniques to resolve fabrication issues.

Must meet quality standards, production schedules and labor standards. Variance on labor standards impact cost and on-time delivery performance and result in installation and customer production downtime.

Work Environment and Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Work Environment:

Time is spent in a manufacturing shop environment. Exposure to possible shop hazards including noise, heavy lifting, machinery, forklift and crane traffic. Could be exposed to diverse hot and cold climate conditions for extended periods.

Physical Demands:

Frequent standing, walking and climbing. Will be required to lift 50 lbs., push mobile carts and work from a ladder or platform.

This job description is a summary of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisor, regardless of job title or routine job duties.


JBT Corporation offers the growth potential of a company with a developing technology that is unique in its field, plus frequent company-sponsored events and a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage and 401(k) plan with company match.


It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go

You may also call Megan Centers at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.

Job LocationsUS-AR-Russellville

Requisition ID2021-6618

Posted Date2 months ago(2/18/2021 1:50 PM)

CategoryDirect Labor