Work in Ames

Press Brake Operator - 2nd Shift

Company Name:
Company Description:

ALMACO is the leader in providing innovative solutions to our clients in the seed research industry. Our niche business provides solutions for planting, harvesting and seed processing for corn and soybeans around the world. We offer a family business working atmosphere that incites autonomy and creativity while delivering results in the workplace. We have a solid reputation in the marketplace and vast opportunities in domestic and international growth. Our products include combines, planters, software, and electronics that automate the planting and harvesting processes and deliver solutions and value to the seed research industry.  

Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
September 18, 2023
Deadline Date:
September 30, 2023
Job Categories:
Advanced Manufacturing, Skilled Trades
Home Base Iowa Company:
Salary Range:
$24 - $24
Job Description:

ALMACO is growing and adding to our team with 2nd Shift Press Brake Operators!

Press Brake Operators at ALMACO work independently with the ability to prioritize work orders and are adaptable when priorities change to maintain production schedules. You will prepare the sheet metal for our production operations using various saws and the press brake. You enjoy working with your hands and are eager to learn new skills.

ALMACO 2nd shift works from 3:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Monday - Thursday. You are reliable and can work 40-50+ hours per week depending on the work schedule.

Opportunities in this position:

  • Work independently to prepare sheet metal for future assembly by cutting, deburring, and bending material.
    • Operate the cold saw, horizontal band saw, and abrasive saw. 
    • Operate the shear and laser cutter.
    • Set up and operate the press brake.
  • Maintain press brake:
    • Perform routine checks.
    • Perform minor maintenance.
    • Notify the Production Manager if issues occur.

An ideal candidate would possess:

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Dependability! Our manufacturing schedules rely on our employees reliably attending work and communicating if their work schedules need to be altered.
  • Ability to read written job instructions, diagrams, lists, prints, and manuals.
  • A good understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • Flexibility to move from task to task quickly.

Our Company: 

ALMACO is the global leader in cutting-edge technology, innovative solutions, and specialized manufacturer of precision agricultural machinery designed for ag-research within the seed industry. Our products are custom-built and specifically manufactured to the requirements of leading research programs throughout the world. ALMACO continues to be the innovator in new products and technologies that serve the seed research equipment marketplace. 

ALMACO is a family-owned business located in Nevada, IA, which is about 10 miles from Ames, IA, and about 30 miles away from Des Moines, IA. We employ about 200 talented professionals.

Benefits include:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Insurance (with a $0 premium option!)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Match of 4%
  • Employer-Paid Disability Insurance
  • Employer-Paid Life Insurance
  • Supplemental insurance including Cancer, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, and Accident plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Legal/Financial Consultation
  • Employee Assistance Program

National Career Readiness Certificate is welcome.

ALMACO is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation,) national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. A post-offer pre-employment drug screen and background check are required.

High School / GED
Travel Required:
Resume Required:
99 M Ave
Contact Person:
Abby White
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