LOCATION: Nixa / Missouri (US-MO), United States | BRAND: New York Air Brake | REQUISITION ID: 3340 | JOB GRADE: 10 


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 a Maintenance Professional to join our manufacturing team.


***Starting Pay $21.00-$25.00***


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

  • Coordinates with management and lead persons to complete maintenance and repairs machinery and equipment to minimize downtime and production interruptions.
  • Provides a daily update to management on maintenance activities.
  • Tracks all needed maintenance on equipment and building and schedules accordingly.
  • Oversees all projects concerning equipment and building.
  • Is available for all Kaizen activities to change the building and equipment as new layouts are implemented.
  • Orders maintenance supplies as needed through the SRM system.
  • Works to minimize outside labor by completing all necessary maintenance possible, with inside labor.
  • Assists with training and supervision of others when help is available or required and does not let requirements go undone because of a lack of time management.
  • Perform hazardous waste management duties as necessary. Annual Hazardous waste management will be completed. Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Ground Shipper will be completed every three (3) years.
  • Quality, Product Safety, and Health/Safety/Environmental/Energy policies.
  • Must understand and adhere to all relevant statutory or regulatory compliance obligations.
  • Must understand, support and adhere to the Integrated Management System policies, procedures, and instructions.
  • Must understand and support relevant key performance indicators (KPIs), as defined in the goal tree.


Skills and Competencies

Technical Capacity

    • Knowledge/understanding of property descriptions.
    • Knowledge of generally accepted best practices and theory.
    • Working knowledge of electrical, plumbing and mechanical repairs.
    • Good mechanical skills.
    • Basic knowledge of quantitative methods/statistical procedures and graphic skills.
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Organization Skills
  • Time Management


Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

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 and tools, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.

Physical Demands
An employee must meet the physical demands described here to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.


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
  • 3-5+ years of experience in building and equipment maintenance or related capacity


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!

Nearest Major Market: Springfield