Website Cargill

Maintenance Technician Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Technician
Type Full Time (2nd shift)
Experience Required
Function Quality Assurance/Production/Engineering
Location Byhalia, MS, United States
Company Cargill

Company Profile

Cargill brings food, agricultural, financial and industrial products to people who need them all around the world. It helps farmers grow more, connecting them to broader markets. The company develops products that give consumers just what they’re seeking, advancing nutrition, food safety, and sustainability.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Maintenance Technician with creative, responsible, hardworking skills to operate the business successfully.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants may be required to have a High School Diploma
  • Age – must be 18 years or older
  • Trade school certification or degree in a maintenance related field, or relevant military experience (preferred)

Work Experience

  • Experience performing maintenance trades such as welding, pipefitting, fabrication, rigging systems, gearbox and bearings, lubrication, pump and piping systems, or hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Experience with precision maintenance, such as laser alignment and/or dial indication.
  • Experience with safe work practices, such as Pre-Job Hazard Analysis (PJHA), confined spaces, job task permitting, etc.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Completing preventative, predictive, and reactive industrial maintenance throughout the facility
  • Documenting completed work and the conditions found, utilizing maintenance computer software as necessary
  • Interacting regularly with peers and management to pursue continuous improvement of facility operations and promote a teamwork focused environment
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Modifying or building equipment by reading and comprehending electrical/mechanical schematics, blueprints, or operation manuals
  • Operating forklifts, loaders, scissor lifts, and aerial lift
  • Operating standard maintenance tools such as power tools, basic hand tools, electric tools, precision maintenance tools, preventative maintenance technology tools, etc.
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety policies and procedures
  • Utilize and work with maintenance trades and components such as electrical, welding, pipefitting, fabrication, gearbox and bearing maintenance, lubrication, pumps and piping systems, mechanical maintenance, hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Other duties as assigned Qualifications

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50 lbs., kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including a respirator
  • Ability to work overtime including holidays, nights, weekends, or different shifts with advance notice
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic experience with maintenance trades

Benefits/Perks

  • 401(k) with Cargill matching contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Discounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Other Requirements

  • Eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

Employer’s Statement

Cargill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.cargill.com.

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