Farm Maintenance Person

Website Michael Foods

Job Highlights

Title Farm Maintenance Person
Type Full Time
Experience Not Indicated
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Le Sueur, MN, United States
Company Michael Foods

Company Profile

Michael Foods is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery, and potato products.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Farm Maintenance Person who will maintain and operate manure removal equipment on farms.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience (a plus)


  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMPs, maintain sanitary conditions, and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any of the conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality, or personnel safety.
  • Assist drivers and or House People with maintenance issues as needed and or as directed.
  • Catches and places loose birds in cages as needed while observing bird density guidelines.
  • Conducts preventative maintenance on all manure removal equipment and or individual cages as needed and or directed.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers, and management.
  • May install new manure removal system as needed. This includes at times some fabrication work and the use of welders, acetylene torches, various power tools, and or fabrication equipment.
  • Moves and or relocates birds as needed to conduct repair work, returning them to their original cage location and or new one while observing bird density guidelines. (AWB)
  • Performs House Person duties as needed.
  • Regularly cleans all manure belts, pits, and sheds as needed not allowing excessive build-up of manure.
  • Regularly uses lock-out/tag-out devices when working on manure removal equipment to ensure accidents and or equipment damages do not occur.
  • Repairs all flooring and guardrails in and around all manure handling equipment to ensure safety standards are met.
  • Repairs and replaces manure belts as needed using sonic welder, or other bonding application as directed.
  • Responsible for minimizing loss and maximizing egg quality within the scope of the position.
  • Works on scheduled days as directed with production scheduling and or time volunteered for. This is about attendance policy and or guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Employer’s Statement

Michael Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran, and any other category protected under applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws.

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