Great Plains Manufacturing, Land Pride to Host Area Job Fair

Great Plains Manufacturing
Great Plains Manufacturing

Great Plains Manufacturing and Land Pride are hosting an area job fair in Lucas to find qualified applicants to support recent company growth at its Tipton and Lucas manufacturing facilities.

The company has openings at both locations in welding, assembly, fabrication/machine shop and more.

The job fair will take place at the Lucas Community Theater at 116 South Main Street on Friday, March 5 from 3:30 to 6 PM and again on Saturday, March 6 from 9 to 11:30 AM.

Applicants can interview for either location at the job fair or can apply online at

Great Plains Manufacturing Human Resources staff will be on-site to accept applications and conduct the interviews, along with occupational performance testing.

Sign-on bonuses are available and positions may be filled on-site.

Applicants are asked to follow social distancing and COVID-19 protocols, such as wearing masks, during the event.

For questions about the job fair or current applications, please contact the Great Plains Manufacturing Human Resources Department at 785-823-9556.

Great Plains Manufacturing, founded in 1976, employs over 1,500 people worldwide. It encompasses five divisions: Great Plains Ag, which manufactures seedbed preparation, nutrient application and seed placement equipment, and other farm implements; Land Pride, which manufactures grounds maintenance tools such as mowers, rototillers, rotary cutters, dirt-working equipment and construction equipment attachments; Great Plains International, which sells the company's products worldwide; Great Plains Trucking, which operates a nationwide fleet of flatbed trucks; and Great Plains CE Division, which manufactures powered equipment for the construction industry. A subsidiary of Kubota, Great Plains Mfg., Inc., is headquartered in Salina. For more information, visit

(Information courtesy Great Plains Manufacturing.)