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Maintenance Generalist

Company: Tyson Foods
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Maintenance Generalist FULL-TIME

- With moderate supervision provides industrial maintenance support to ensure the safe and effective operation of a state of the art, team based, and highly automated meat processing/packaging facility located in Kansas City, KS.
- Safely operates and performs a variety of maintenance activities including corrective maintenance (CM), preventative maintenance (PM), and predictive maintenance (PdM) for various computer/PLC controlled production equipment including but not limited to Scales, Dumpers, Mixers, Cookers, Chillers, Slicers, Tray Formers, Case Formers, Conveyors, Robots, Palletizers, Pallet Wrappers and ancillary compressed air, water, steam, gas, electrical, pumping and controls systems.
- Must be able to safely apply knowledge and troubleshooting skills to all assigned production equipment and the ability to effectively interact with all plant personnel to accomplish plant and individual goals.
- Perform daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual, and annual maintenance plans and activities in a safe, proper and timely manner while constantly maintaining a high level of craftsmanship.
- Assist in training of other plant personnel.
- Utilize the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to assist in the development and the execution and follow-up on maintenance activities including but not limited to inspections, calibrations, repairs and rebuilds.
- Complete all required documentation accurately and in a timely manner
- Use and maintain all tools properly
- With assistance develop ability to provide corrective actions to all levels of equipment/system failures utilizing root cause analysis and troubleshooting techniques
- With assistance demonstrate ability to utilize advanced maintenance techniques and tools such as thermo-graphic, ultrasonic and vibration analysis to assess the health of production equipment and predict failures before they occur
- Repair, modification and improvement of assigned production equipment with precision maintenance techniques as necessary
- Participate on the Kansas City TPM Project teams as needed
- Identify and/or corrects potentially hazardous conditions
- Ability to safely operate a forklift
- Safely perform work, including adherence to Hillshire Brands policies such as lock-out-tag-out (LOTO), hot work permit and confined space entry
- Works closely with Maintenance Supervisors and Maintenance
- Planners to develop opportunities for continuous improvement
- Assist in the development of individual performance objectives
- Work cooperatively in a maintenance culture that is focused on continuous improvement (LEAN), positive morale and exceptional levels of customer service
- Understand and comply with all applicable Hillshire Brands and governing agency policies by which we manage our business
- Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
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Shift start: 6:00PM
Shift length: 12 hours
Rotating schedule of 12 hour shifts


  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan Qualifications
    • Must pass drug screen (cannabis excluded)
    • Can lift 50 lbs
    • Must be at least 18+ years old Must have a minimum of 12 months of maintenance work experience in any of the following fields: Aviation, Automotive, Military, Agricultural or Industrial OR be a graduate of an industrial maintenance training program with 6 months of industrial maintenance work experience.

      About Tyson Foods

      Tyson Foods is one of the world's largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein. Founded in 1935 by John W. Tyson and grown under three generations of family leadership, the company has a broad portfolio of products and brands like Tyson , Jimmy Dean , Hillshire Farm , Ball Park , Wright , Aidells , ibp , and State Fair . Tyson Foods innovates continually to make protein more sustainable, tailor food for everywhere it's available and raise the world's expectations for how much good food can do. Headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas, the company had 121,000 team members at September 29, 2018. Through its Core Values, Tyson Foods strives to operate with integrity, create value for its shareholders, customers, communities and team members and serve as a steward of the animals, land, and environment entrusted to it. Associated topics: calibrate, customer service, diagnose, field service, field service technician, maintenance technician, millwright, service technician, troubleshoot, upgrade

Keywords: Tyson Foods, Kansas City , Maintenance Generalist, Professions , Kansas City, Kansas

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