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The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Operator Class 2 in Jackson, Missouri

Cutting-edge industrial technology meets grit, integrity and passion.

At Greenbrier, we do the hard work that matters. The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of freight rail and marine transportation equipment and services, powering the movement of products around the world. Greenbrier's heritage of hard work and industrial innovation is celebrated at every level of our organization.


A Machine Operator II will operate a variety of machinery to fabricate component parts to meet close and complex tolerances using class A machinery, including but not limited to burn tables, presses, saws, and shears.

Duties and Responsibilities

*Perform intermediate setups/changeovers and adjustments on equipment to meet close and complex tolerances

*Understanding of Intermediate numerical control/robot, burn table, presses, saws, or shears operation

*Monitor output and proper operation of mechanical equipment

*Makes mechanical/program adjustments to ensure parts meet quantity and quality requirements

*Conduct regular quality audits of parts produced through measurements and inspection components

*Provides leadership/coaching and/or mentoring to lowered tiered employees

*Performs the duties of Utility Work and Machine Operator I as needed


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

*Knowledge of assigned work area

*Intermediate machine operation and mechanical knowledge of class A Machinery as well as Intermediate setups and changeovers

*Basic knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and production systems

*Ability to read, comprehend, and write English

*Ability to perform basic shop math

*Demonstrate intermediate inspection and measuring skills

*Demonstrate intermediate knowledge of measuring devices, tape measures, calipers, angle gauges, protractors, and radius gauges

*Intermediate ability to read drawings

*Basic knowledge of root cause problem solving

*Ability to apply problem sensitivity, critical thinking, and decision-making skills

*Excellent skills in interpersonal relationships, communication, and teamwork

*Possess good written and oral communication skills

*Work with general oversight

*Demonstrate motivation and initiative

*Highly organized and able to prioritize and manage time efficiently with the ability to handle stress in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

Ability to work under tight time constraints, handle sensitive data, and multi-task so that deadlines can be met

Education and Experience

*High school diploma or GED preferred

*Technical training and/or 2 years of experience in machine operation or manufacturing work history.



N (Not Applicable): Activity is not applicable to this occupation

O (Occasionally): Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0- 2.5+ hours/day)

F (Frequently): Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5: 5.5+ hours/day)

C (Constantly): Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hours/day)


Stand: frequently

Walk: frequently

Sit: occasionally

Climb: N/A

Crawl: N/A

Squat or kneel: occasionally

Bend: frequently

Fine Manipulation: occasionally

Reach Outward: occasionally

Reach above shoulder: occasionally

Drive: frequently (if forklift driver authorized)

Lift / Carry

10 lbs or less: frequently

11 - 20 lbs: frequently

21 - 50 lbs: frequently

51 - 100 lbs: frequently up to 60lbs

Over 100 lbs: N/A

Push / Pull

10 lbs or less: frequently

10 - 20 lbs: frequently

20 - 50 lbs: frequently

51 - 100 lbs: frequently

Over 100 lbs: N/A

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Company: Greenbrier Central

Functional Group: Production

EOE including Disability/Veteran