Maintenance Technician

at Smithfield Foods, Inc.
Location Peru
Date Posted January 18, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified

Description

Job Locations

US-IN-Peru

Your Opportunity

Must have basic knowledge of General Maintenance, Hydraulic Systems, Electrical and Electronic Systems, and Welding (TIG,MIG). Must be able to operate and repair at least 2 different types of forklifts. Technician must be able to work as a team or individually. Must comply with all Company SAFETY rules (LOCKOUT/TAGOUT, ETC) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) at all times.

Core Responsibilities

* Ensure all assign daily PM's are completed.
* Ensure production lines are in good mechanical order.
* Provide assistance to other teams (Production, Quality- when needed).
* Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and Safety Practices at all times.
* Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment
* Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other personnel to diagnose problem or repair machine.
* Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
* Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings gears, and other parts of machinery.
* Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical/electronic components of machinery and equipment.
* Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment.
* Installs, programs, troubleshoot, or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as programmable controllers.
* Follow all ISO 14001 procedures
* Other duties as needed.

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's Degree from a technical maintenance or vocational school, a plus.
* 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.
* Can understand and follow oral and written instructions.
* Ability to read, write the following; work orders, instructions, daily reports and machine manuals.
* Ability to receive and relate orders/information using various communication devices.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger; handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
* The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and taste or smell.
* The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

* Wet and/or humid;
* Moving mechanical parts;
* Extreme cold;
* Electrical and/or vibration shock.

Careers and Benefits

To learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.

PEOPLE MATTER

More than 63,000 employees globally drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.

GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

Working at Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.

BENEFITS

Our people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees.

SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGE

Sustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.

About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 43,000 U.S. team members and 16,000 European employees are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly." and have made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield, Eckrich and Nathan's Famous, among many others. For more information, visit , and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield 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.