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JBT Corporation Mechanical Assembler II- 2nd Shift in Kingston, New York


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 food processing equipment. Performs operational testing and ensures that equipment meets test specifications. Works undergeneral supervisionand isproficientat meeting safety, production and quality targets.

Embraces the Lean Enterprise strategy and adheres to all safety policies.

Essential Duties and Percent of Time Spent:

Reads work orders, mechanical drawings, shop routings, blueprints and other written and verbal work instructions to determine such things as assembly instructions, parts, components and tools needed, and sequence of operations. Gathers required tools and materials.


Assembles parts, components or machines per specifications. Uses measuring devices and test equipment to check dimensions and to verify that quality and operating standards are met. Reports non-conformances to immediate supervisor.

Performs additional operations on assembled machine or sub-assembly such as cleaning, deburring, sanding, polishing, drying, etc. as required.


Enters production and labor information into system(s) and/or prepares necessary documentation as needed in a timely and accurate manner.


Cleans and performs preventative maintenance on tools and equipment if required. Promptly reports any operational problems with machines or tooling to supervisor. Practices good housekeeping in assigned area and properly disposes of waste according to safety and environmental policies. Performs all duties in a safe manner and keeps all employees aware of potential dangers in work area.


Assists in packaging, rigging, shipment and/or inventory of equipment.


Occasional Responsibilities:

Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge and Skills:

Must have an understanding of basic math and have the ability to read, write and comprehend English (work orders, assembly instructions, safety, quality, test and operational instructions).

Associate’s degree in electro-mechanical technology or a trade school specializing in mechanics preferred.

Mechanical aptitude.

Mustconsistently demonstratethe ability to assemble and testall but most complexequipment meeting or exceeding safety, production and quality targets undergeneralsupervision.

Ability to accurately enter labor and production information into appropriate systems.

Must understand and follow all safety policies, apply good safety practices and be proactive in prevention while working.

Forklift certification and overhead crane training are required.

Ability to lift and move components over 50 lbs.

Ability to use hand tools such as but not limited to crimpers, strippers, drills, grinders, knockout punches, calipers, porta-power press, cut off saws, pnuematic hand tools, mechanical and hydraulic press etc.

Good communication and listening skills.


Typically at least 2 years related industry related experience with automated process or similar equipment.

Experience using and entering data into labor, production and testing systems.

Working experience in an ISO or continuous improvement environment is a plus.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

Work Environment: Spends majority of time in a manufacturing environment which is not air conditioned.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk. Uses hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Regularly required to lift and move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


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, 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 to

You may also call Susan Cotton 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-NY-Kingston

Requisition ID 2021-7671

Posted Date 5 days ago (9/14/2021 11:58 AM)

Category Manufacturing