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Plant/Manufacturing - APACHE

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job Category Manufacturing/Production/Ops Brand Motion Industries
Job ID 304774 Status Full-Time
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**$1,250 Retention Bonus**

Apache, a division of Motion Industries

Apache is widely recognized across the US for the variety and quality of our hose, belting, custom fabrications, on-site belting services, and consumer products. Specializing in the value-added fabrication of belt, hose, and cut & molded products, Apache products are used across a wide array of industries and applications. We strive to provide a workplace built on teamwork, comprised of team players who take pride in a job well done while consistently achieving results that exceed our customer’s expectations.

We currently have a rewarding Fabricator opportunity available. 2nd Shift positions pay an additional $1.50 per hour shift premium. Employees are immediately eligible for quarterly and annual bonus’ up to $3,600/year in addition to a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision, PTO, and a 401(k) Savings Plan after 60 days of employment. We are currently offering a retention bonus in the amount of $1,250 that will be paid to new employees in two increments. 1st payment ($250) after the 180th day (six months) of continuous employment; 2nd payment ($1,000) after the 365th day of continuous employment.

Job Description

Fabricator roles consist of multiple functions/disciplines necessary to fabricate lightweight and heavy duty industrial and agricultural belts and hoses, including but not limited to: baler production, belt sample cutting, cleating fabrication, custom fabrication, cut rubber parts fabrication, extruder operations, forklift operations, lacing fabrication, material handling, press operations, sidewall fabrication, slitter operations, and splicing fabrication, etc. Job entails periods of standing and walking in the operations area. Job requires safety footwear and protective eyewear (annual allowance provided). Successful candidate required to pass pre-employment background and drug screen.

Basic Requirements

  • High school diploma/equivalent
  • Ability to read and understand work orders with instruction
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. frequently and without assistance
  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs. occasionally
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in main units of measure, using whole numbers, common fraction, and decimals

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to set up and operate mechanical equipment as well as use power tools and hand tools safely
  • Ability to use a tape measure and calipers with accuracy
  • Sufficient knowledge or experience to perform industrial math and measuring

GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.

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Genuine Voices

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I love the fact that I am always learning. There’s something going on all the time. It’s definitely an exciting job.

Eberto Guerra NAPA Stockroom Associate
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I have worked with Motion since I was 23 years old and was at a crossroads in my life on what I wanted to pursue as a career. A Warehouse Manager job came open and I applied twice before being hired. I had no clue what I was doing, but I was determined to learn and grow with Motion. I used any and all training opportunities available to me at Motion – classes and online learning. I am not special and anyone with the desire and determination to WIN can and always will be able to because Motion has all the resources needed to be successful. It is up to the individual in whatever position they are in to pick up these resources and move forward. I am very grateful for Motion and the opportunities available to me so that I may be successful in my career and take care of my family.

Evan Fleming Motion Branch Manager
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Into my 10th year with GPC, I still feel extremely energized and excited about what lies ahead. GPC has been a big part of my personal and professional growth and I am so thankful I work for such a great organization.

Princess Gray GPC Supervisor - AR Payment Applications
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It’s great to work for a company that you are not an employee number, you're part of a team that understands the values to be the best and be rewarded for taking care of your team. As a leader, my managers and I create the culture in our district and stores every day and I’m very proud what we have done and will continue to do here in Austin, TX.

Tim Wilks NAPA District Manager
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If I were to give advice to someone looking to apply here, I'd say have a strong work ethic, be determined, and be open to learning anything. We love people who have initiative and strive to learn.

Chelsea Antoine GPC Employee Service Center Operational Support Specialist

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