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Stanley Black and Decker Experimental Mechanic in Hesston, Kansas

Experimental Mechanic

Excel Industries, Inc., 200 S Ridge RD, Hesston, Kansas, United States of America

Req #245

Friday, March 17, 2023

Job Summary:

Responsible for laying out parts and building prototype as laid out in prints and sketches using available shop tools and equipment.

Essential Duties:

  • Work on all Hustler Products & New Design by laying out parts on sheet metal, plate tubing including fabricating parts, assemble parts by welding. This will include electrical wiring as needed. (Approx. 50%)

  • Operate a lathe, mill, band-saw, cold cut saw, drill press and an Accu-press Brake. (Approx. 30%)

  • Utilize welding and Blue Print reading to build parts. (Approx. 20%)

NOTE: These duties are subject to change as business needs and strategies evolve. Employee may be required to perform other duties of comparable complexity.


  • High School /GED required


  • Minimum of one to three years of work experience

  • Experience with Welding, Blue Print reading, Operating a Brake Press, Lathe & Mill.

  • Mechanical experience with hydraulics, small engines, & 12 volt electrical.

  • Basic Computer skills desirable.

  • Ability to operate a Fork Lift.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to Weld and Read Blue Prints, Operate a Lathe, Mill, Brake Press.

  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions.

  • Must be able to work independently and well as in a group.

  • Valid Drivers’s and Fork Lift License.

As an equal opportunity employer, Excel Industries, Inc.

abides by applicable non-discrimination laws and will not unlawfully

discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,

color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national

origin, ancestry, or veteran status.

Other details

  • Job Family Production Support

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Excel Industries, Inc., 200 S Ridge RD, Hesston, Kansas, United States of America