Kubota Tractor Corp.

Abilene, KS


Assembler – 2nd Shift – Abilene, KS


Land Pride, a division of Great Plains Manufacturing, is seeking a 2nd Shift Assembler for our Abilene West facility in Abilene, KS. 


This position works Monday through Thursday, from 4:30 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., with overtime on Fridays as required. 


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Follow and complete daily build schedule.  
  • Bolt, clip, screw, cement, or otherwise fasten parts together by hand, or using hand tools or portable power tools.
  • Read prints and use a tape measure as required. 
  • Tend machines and use tools, such as impact wrenches, to perform force fitting or fastening operations on assembly line.
  • Work at different work stations as production needs require.
  • Work on line where tasks vary as different model of same article moves along line or at a fixed assembly station.
  • Monitor assembly tasks and recommend quality improvement initiatives to the assembly/shipping manager.
  • Other duties may be assigned that require other qualifications, physical demands, and/or work environment.


Preferred Skills and Qualifications: 

No prior experience or training is required; however, the following traits are helpful:

  • Ability to give strong attention to detail and stay on-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Have a good understanding of team concepts and be a strong team player
  • Ability to safely use hand and power tools; ability to read blueprints and tape measure 
  • Capable of embracing a culture of Lean Manufacturing and implementation of change
  • Ability to follow all Great Plains and OSHA safety regulations and wear prescribed PPE as required


At Great Plains Manufacturing, our people make the difference, making our company a great place to work and grow. If you are self-motivated, have a passion to succeed and value teamwork, we invite you to apply to join our team. For over 45 years, Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc., has been known as a world-class manufacturer of farm and landscaping equipment in Central Kansas with over 2,200 dedicated employees.  Now a Kubota company, Great Plains Manufacturing continues its dedication toward innovation and professional growth, while maintaining our family culture and community values.  Grow with us! Visit our Careers page at