Progress Rail Services Corp. Press Operator in Atchison, Kansas

Auto req ID: 3522BR
Posting Title: Press Operator
Job Category: Hourly/Production
City: Atchison
State: Kansas

Company Description

Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive cradle-to-grave railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet all their rail needs. Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world. For more information, visit and follow @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.

Job Purpose

Operate and maintain molten metal press to manufacture railroad anchors. Monitor and troubleshoot equipment to proactively anticipate and correct quality issues.

Key Job Elements

• Machine operation;

• Quality control;

• Safety awareness.

Education / Training

• High school diploma or GED. Prefer some formal technical training.

Qualifications and Experience

• Highly-developed mechanical skills necessary for success;

• Prefer 1-2 years previous experience in a similar heavy industrial environment operating production machinery.


Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/life/disability insurance coverage and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.

*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..


Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities