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Reports to: Shop Foreman

Department: Equipment

Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Driver's License: Valid state license

Location: Olathe, KS

Hours: Monday through Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm

Physical Requirements: This is a very physical position. Incumbent must be able to stand on his/her feet all day, moving, and lifting products. Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds frequently and throughout the day.

The Assembly Technician is responsible for assembling crates and operating threading machine, bead blaster, lathe and mill, and forklift as directed by the Shop Foreman.  


  • Saw operation
  • Crate building
  • Operate threading machine
  • Operate bead blaster
  • Operate lathe and mill as directed
  • Deburring and preparing parts for welding
  • Operate fork lift
  • All assembly work as directed
  • Any duties in shop as required


Birko is an ISO 9001 Certified company. That means there are Standard Operating Procedures that are inherent to our success as a company. All positions require the following:

  • Maintaining an awareness of and following procedures
  • If procedures fail to result in desired outcome notifying supervisor
  • Being involved in updates to procedures and suggesting improvements



  • 1-3 years of assembly experience preferred
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Must be at work and on time consistently
  • Forklift certification and/or training
  • Able to work in team environment
  • Working knowledge of computers
  • Speak, read, and write in English

At Birko, we take food safety seriously. Nothing is more importantto us than making sure the food chain is secure, safe and pathogen free. Thecompany has over 60 years of service to the food safety industry and manufactures more than 400 concentrated cleaning,sanitation, antimicrobial interventions and process chemical formulations.

Birko’s expertise and innovation in food safety is built on astrong technical foundation and our team of chemists and microbiologists areindustry-leading experts. We supply over 60% of the Top 100 U.S. proteincompanies and 90% of the top 10 U.S. beef processors. Our penetration in thebrewery sector is equally strong as evidenced by our many customers who arewinners at the Great American Beer Fest! And in produce, our customers span thenation and include companies with household names and trusted products.

Please note, Birko conductspre-employment and random drug screens. In addition, there will be a pre-employment background check.

Location: Olathe, KS
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