3rd Shift Manufacturing Associate
Olathe, KS 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description


The position will be responsible for working in the process and production of cooling tower manufacturing in Olathe, KS. The position may work in various departments (Assembly, Plastics, Jit Fab, Stores). The position may assume additional duties as assigned. The successful incumbent will be detail oriented, able to follow instructions well, and work well in a team atmosphere. The position may work in any station or operation of the manufacturing process.


Depending upon the operation the incumbent is performing, he/she may be required to:

  1. Select correct material for the job duty being performed under direction of the Lead Person
  2. Follow all work instructions per job specifications
  3. Operate a man lift, scissor lift, overhead crane, hoist and/or forklift as required after in house certification is obtained
  4. Use tools such as wrenches, impact guns, utility knife, drift pins, sealant tape, glue, staple gun, nail gun, sheet grinder and any other required tools/equipment safely and effectively


  • Safety
  • Attendance
  • Quality
  • Throughput


  • Ability to plan work and select proper tools
  • Ability to safely and effectively choose and operate hand tools (manual, pneumatic and electrical)
  • Ability to choose and apply the correct types of material
  • Ability to use air bearings, overhead crane and airfloat safely and effectively
  • Ability to read a tape measure in metric and empirical standards
  • Ability to interpret build orders and engineering drawings correctly
  • Ability to adapt to change and flex his/her work at appropriate times so as to support the manufacturing process
  • Ability to compare and accurately determine difference in size, shape, and form of objects
  • Ability to work within precise limits and/or standards of accuracy
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to follow and understand directions


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing operation preferred, but not required


The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lifting up to 50 pounds with assistance
  • Sitting, standing, walking, bending, grasping, pushing, pulling, crawling, climbing, twisting, reaching, and working at heights
  • Perform repetitive motions
  • Plant environment with potential exposure to bad weather, excessive heat, and/or excessive noise

3rd Shift Hours of Operation:

11:10pm - 7:10am SUN-THURS OT on FRI/SAT when required.

About SPX

Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SPX Corporation is a leading supplier of highly engineered HVAC products, detection and measurement technologies and power equipment. With operations in about 20 countries, SPX Corporation has approximately $2 billion in annual revenue and approximately 6,000 employees worldwide. SPX Corporation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol, "SPXC". For more information, please visit .

SPX is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

Thank you for your interest in our company.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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