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Maintenance Technician - 3rd Shift

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 30, 2024

Job Description:

If you are currently employed at Smithfield, please log into Workday and submit your application through the Jobs Hub. A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!Your OpportunityOur team members receive industry-leading wages and are eligible for great benefits packages: Hourly Maintenance Competitive Starting Pay - $23.00/hr - $37.50/hr$1.00/hr Shift Diff for 2nd/3rd ShiftComprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and MoreIn addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional development, and tuition assistance. The Maintenance Technician has responsibilities to maintain, troubleshoot and repair a variety of electrical and mechanical equipment in a food processing environment. This position requires proficiency in multiple skill clusters, such as electrical controls, fluid power, mechanical systems, welding, fabrication and manufacturing processes. This person will perform medium to high-level machine systems troubleshooting and repair and provide technical support for all phases of the operation. This work will be of average to considerable difficulty in the accomplishment of a variety of mechanical maintenance actions. Core ResponsibilitiesReceives work order/request, reviews to determine tools, equipment, time, manpower, parts, and supplies needed.When responding to crisis calls will always arrive at the scene with basic tools and equipment necessary to perform work.Read blueprints, schematics (including electrical), wiring diagrams, technical manuals, etc.Maintains various activity records and logs.Observe equipment or machinery while in operation to detect malfunctions.Disassemble mechanical equipment, identify faulty/worn parts, replace, reassemble, and test.Test major subsystems or components to localize problem using specialized equipment.Fabricate replacement parts which may require welding, cutting, or sheet metal work.Perform preventive maintenance on various mechanical systems and equipment. Install new equipment/appliances including utilities (i.e., electrical, water, gas, or drain lines).Responsibilities include installing, trouble shooting, and maintaining, mechanical equipment, piping systems, electrical controls/components in accordance with manufacturer's specification, local regulations and Smithfield safety policies.Performs preventive and predictive maintenance schedules on mechanical equipment such as pumps, packaging and slicing equipment, harvest and cutting equipment used in manufacturing environment.Working knowledge and skills in operating a variety of small hand tools and devices used in general mechanical maintenance operations The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications 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 to perform the essential functions. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 1+ years of related experience and/or training in an industrial mechanical maintenance or food manufacturing environment; or 4 years' direct experience in an industrial mechanical maintenance or food manufacturing maintenance environment.Vocational Diploma, Technical Diploma or associate degree from a technical maintenance or vocational school. (Preferred).Possess the ability to function effectively in a team environment and interact productively with all levels of team personnel and outside contractors.Ability to operate a forklift, genie lift or scissor lift or other powered industrial trucks (PIT).Understand and follow oral and written instructions.Ability to read and execute work order, write daily reports, and translate equipment manuals.Work Environment & Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.Occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 poundsRegularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds utilizing the buddy system or specifically designed lifting devicesSpecific vision includes close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.IndSPR T3 - M&E EEO/AA InformationSmithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.Salary Range$23.50 - $25.00

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