LOCATION: Nixa / Missouri (US-MO), United States | BRAND: New York Air Brake | REQUISITION ID: 3377 | JOB GRADE: 11 


Since 1890, New York Air Brake has been an innovative leader in the heavy-haul railroad industry. As a member company of Knorr-Bremse –the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles--New York Air Brake is recognized worldwide as a Center of Competence for heavy-haul freight railroad control systems. From multiple locations, we serve customers across the United States, Canada, and Mexico—reaching clear across the globe to South America, Africa, the Middle East, China, and Australia. Our talented, diverse, and dedicated teams develop innovative solutions to the challenges facing our customers. Join us in our next steps.



Snyder Equipment is proud to be part of the New York Air Brake family of companies.  Our 27,000 square feet headquarters in Nixa, Missouri, manufactures fueling systems, support equipment for railyards and wayside operations, and various onboard locomotive equipment. All of Snyder’s remanufacturing operations also take place on the Nixa Campus.


We seek an Assembler Repair Technician to work with our Remanufacturing team.


***Starting Pay $16.00-$18.00*** 


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Basic disassembly, washing, and assembly of parts.
  • Identify serviceable vs. nonserviceable parts.
  • Operation of semi-automatic equipment, i.e., pedestal buffers, hand buffers, wash machines, and ultra-sonic washers.
  • Safely handle parts and tools.
  • Proper use of power and manual tools. i.e., impact wrenches, drills, EZ Outs, and hand tools.
  • Understand and comply with all quality and safety rules, guidelines, policies, and procedures.


Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledge of generally accepted best practices and theory.
  • Good mechanical skills
  • Knowledge of shop use of measuring devices.
  • Ability to complete disassembly process without destroying parts.
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Organization Skills
  • Time Management


Work Environment

The employee will be exposed to shop floor conditions, i.e. noise, heat, cold, dust/dirt etc.  The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. 


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to lift up to 75 pounds with assistance. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. 


Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1-2+ years of related experience


Safety Sensitive Position = Yes

From Engineering to Test Laboratory; Manufacturing & Skilled Machine Operation to Sales and Marketing; Field Service to Customer Service; Quality to HR to Finance to Software Development, our team-based approach is built on inclusion, opportunity, development, social responsibility and rewards. You are afforded the chance to grow personally and professionally through challenging assignments, commitment to continuing education, exposure to a variety of projects, and international travel. Our benefits are cutting edge as we offer student loan repayment assistance, lucrative 401k program, company assisted stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, wellness program, onsite workout facilities & classes along with competitive salary and incentive compensation, generous paid time off programs and a full array of medical, dental and vision options. We’ve got the right stuff, do you? Let’s find out together.


Then join us! We look forward to receiving your online application!


New York Air Brake LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield