Date:  Mar 14, 2023

North Kansas City, MO, US, 64116

Company:  DEUTZ Corporation



Value Add Technician


Icon Location:  DPC - Midwest North Kansas City
Icon Working hours: 40




DEUTZ is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of innovative drive systems. Its core competences are the development, production, distribution and servicing of diesel, gas and electric drivetrains for professional applications that is used in construction equipment, agricultural machinery, material handling equipment, stationary equipment, commercial vehicles, rail vehicles and other applications.



Job Summary


The Value-Add Service Technician will be responsible for performing preventative and routine repairs on all DEUTZ products, assigned equipment and engine repairs, assembling new engine packages, and pre-assemble fitted components in the production shop at the DEUTZ Service Center St. Louis in Earth City, Missouri. The ideal candidate should be personable, a problem solver, reliable, ethical, intelligent, and able to adapt to all the forces around them - customers, suppliers, department employees, co-workers, and manufacturers employees.



The Value-Add Technician  will be responsible for, but not limited to the following duties:

  • Assemble engine packages from detailed assembly Bill of Materials
  • Assemble engine packages regarding accuracy and quality.
  • Install completed packages to shipping skids.
  • Read and follow design drawings
  • Ensure the cosmetic appearance upon completion of repairs or production engine builds.
  • Pre-Order all parts and materials required to perform assigned repairs or Value Add builds
  • Maintain production line equipment
  • Perform maintenance-related repairs.
  • Effect the repairs required in a safe and effective manner
  • Ensure all repairs are completed as assigned
  • Ensure all parts and materials not used are returned per Deutz or OEM return parts guidelines
  • Maintain all work areas in a clean and safe condition
  • Ensure identified failures are matched to solutions necessary to affect a repair
  • Complete all work orders, builds, and time sheets in a timely manner
  • Perform all work in accordance with all established policies and procedures
  • Assist in the proper filing of warranty claims and/or customer invoices

•              Other duties as assigned by branch management personnel


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Department Size:   Individual Contributor

Travel Demands: Anticipated domestic and international travel is approximately 10% depending on business needs.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.








High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)



Two years of Diesel engine experience




Working knowledge of DEUTZ Diesel engines.



Ability to operate a forklift and overhead crane.



Strong working knowledge of industrial equipment repairs



Strong working knowledge of electrical circuits and how to troubleshoot them.



Proficient in the use of basic computer functions and portable diagnostic tools



Candidate must have own tools



Must possess a valid driver’s license, be insurable by the company, and can operate a company vehicle in accordance with all state and federal laws, company policies, and guidelines.



Certification/Training in heavy equipment and/or diesel engine repairs





  • Strong problem-solving and the ability to identify problems while proposing and implementing solutions accordingly.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to accomplish/complete tasks while demonstrating a thorough concern for all the areas involved
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (speaking in person, and over the phone)
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize time to improve productivity and manage workload.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Continuous exposure to typical engine manufacturing environments. No A/C.
  • Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions.



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


**Must carry out repetitive tasks with a maximum degree of quality.

Concentration/Attention to Detail (Constant)      Vision (Close, Constant)          

Lifting (20lbs Daily,50lbs occasionally)                 Sitting (Frequently)            

Verbal Communication (Frequent)                         Standing (Frequently) 

Walking (Frequently)                                                 Hearing/Listening (Frequently)


The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.



EEO Statement 
DEUTZ is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the bases of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. Applicants will be considered regardless of their race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, DEUTZ also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City