Farmers Cooperative of Beatrice, NE is seeking to hire a full-time Mechanic to assist in the daily operation of our service station while delivering excellent customer service. This position offers a competitive wage based on experience plus excellent benefits!
Our benefits include medical with HSA, dental, life, disability, vision, defined benefit pension, a 401k plan with company match, paid time off, and paid holidays. If this sounds like the opportunity that you've been looking for, apply today!
ABOUT FARMERS COOPERATIVE
Farmers Cooperative is a full-service cooperative with products and services offered in energy, grain, feed, agronomy, and tire departments. We are an aggressive company always looking toward the future and trying to bring more opportunities, markets, and abilities to our local producers.
We have a strong passion for agriculture and strive to improve the communities we serve. As we grow, we continue to look for top quality individuals and local talent to help take our business to the next level. We value our customers and strive to give them the best service possible.
At Farmers Cooperative we have a family-friendly culture that allows for family flexibility and a healthy work/life balance. We believe our employees are our most important asset which is why we offer excellent benefits, competitive wages, and the opportunity to grow professionally.
A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A MECHANIC:
As a Light Duty Mechanic, you are responsible for diagnosing vehicles that come into our stations and repairing it. You will also be expected to perform basic service jobs on vehicles and work with the alignment machine from time to time.
Our Light Duty Mechanics have to be good with technology as you will be working with scan tools for vehicle diagnostics, an air conditioner recovery machine, pipe benders, and brake lathes. This is a perfect position for someone who is mechanically inclined as you will be working on vehicles all day. You will also be responsible for repairing and installing tires, installing wheels, doing tractor conversions, and selling tires to and for customers.
You will have to know how to utilize technology to use the computerized wheel balancer, tire machine, and the Ag tire machine. Safety is always our number one priority and we do everything we can to ensure the safest work environments for our employees, therefore you will be required and expected to adhere to all safety rules and regulations. You will be interacting a lot with customers so you must have good customer service skills and be able to talk to them about their vehicle. This is a skilled position requiring an individual who doesn't mind getting dirty, works hard, pays attention to detail, and has a good work ethic.
A high school diploma and/or equivalent.
Two year Associates Degree in Auto Mechanics would be helpful
ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified is preferred
2-4 years of experience in the auto mechanics industry is preferred
Basic computer skills
Good attitude and work ethic
Customer service oriented
This is a very physically demanding job. You must be able to stand on concrete for long periods at a time, bend, kneel, and lift heavy objects.
Are you a self-starter? Do you have excellent written and oral communication skills?
Are you a problem-solver? Are you comfortable diagnosing and working on vehicles? Are you able to lift 50lbs regularly?
Do you have the desire to be involved in agriculture and work for a cooperative? If so, you may be perfect for this Mechanic position!
The typical schedule for this position is Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm and from 7:30 am to noon on Saturdays. More hours may occur based off demand.