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Cargill Maintenance Tech I - 2nd Shift (5:30PM-5:30AM) - Full Time - Columbus, NE in Columbus, Nebraska

This is a full-time position is located in Columbus, Nebraska. Please note you may receive calls from a 952 area code if you are considered for the position.

Note this position does not provide any type of relocation assistance.

Cargill Protein

Cargill Protein is the umbrella organization of Cargill’s North American beef, turkey, and food distribution businesses. Our businesses based in Wichita, Kansas, provide wholesome, high quality, nutritious and flavorful products to customers ranging from foodservice operators and grocery stores, to food manufacturers and export markets. These businesses employ more than 28,000 people in the US and Canada, who work at dozens of processing and support facilities.

Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats

Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats is a business committed to serving a broad range of retail, foodservice, deli, club store and branded food customers. We are focused on the success of our own national brands as well as the brands of our customers. We utilize state-of-the-art turkey, beef, and chicken processing capabilities to deliver high-quality meat products to our partners. Advanced technologies and imaginative people create innovative solutions and distinctive value for our customers.

Maintenance Tech I is a vital role in the daily operations of our facility. There are a variety of roles and responsibilities within this title. The types of roles available require performing troubleshooting, ensuring proper maintenance and operational status of equipment, using a variety of hand tools. Performing other duties pertaining to hydraulics and pneumatics, while making safety the number one priority. Maintenance Tech III requires being able to read manuals written in English and the ability to write and document information.

Principal Accountabilities

Perform basic electrical troubleshooting tasks

Repair/rebuild various gearboxes according to manufacturer specifications

Properly align belt/chain drive setups

Perform printer setups and editing for code dating products

Repair/Troubleshoot production equipment

Read electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic schematics

Utilize MRO system

Basic cutting/grinding/welding

Cleanliness and housekeeping

Ensuring food safety and quality

Documenting daily work assigned on paper and in maintenance management system

Utilize parts in inventory to repair equipment and follow procedures for documenting usage

Identify problems and make suggestions to improve operational processes

Operate PIT (Powered Industrial Truck)

Required Qualifications

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English.

  • Must have knowledge of hand and power tools

  • Willingness to participate in HAZMAT membership, at minimum supporting role

  • Have state issued operator driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous industrial maintenance experience

  • Two year degree that relates to the maintenance field

  • Experience using a powered industrial truck (PIT)

  • Previous Cargill experience

  • Work history in the last 12 months

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy 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.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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