LOCATION: Nixa / Missouri (US-MO), United States | BRAND: New York Air Brake | REQUISITION ID: 2080 | 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 campus 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 are seeking Assemblers to join our manufacturing team to support building Oil Free Compressors (OFC).


**STARTING PAY - $16.00-$18.00 per hour, dependent on experience.***


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

  • Basic assembly and building freight valves.
  • Follow written procedural guidelines during the assembly process.
  • Proper use of power and manual tools.
  • Proper use of calibrated gauges, power, and manual to torquing devices.
  • Must understand and support all 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) defined in the goal tree.

Skills and Competencies

  • Good mechanical skills
  • Knowledge of shop use of measuring devices.
  • 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 40 pounds.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet 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
  • One to Two years of related experience.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
  • This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

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