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Maintenance Technician

Burns Harbor, Indiana

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Overview

Cargill operates some of the most technologically advanced production plants in the world. We need dependable, efficient, safety-minded individuals to join our team. General Operators are vital to our daily operations. Examples of roles include preparing meat to be cooked, palletizing boxed product, administration work, using scanners and computers to track product, and verifying quality and accuracy. Please note, specific roles will vary greatly by plant and location. Safety is always our number one priority, and no matter your experience level, we'll train you for success. Your work in our plants can help you grow both personally and professionally. Discover how your work can nourish the world and help you thrive.

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  • Safety
  • Productive
  • Hardworking
  • Multi-tasker
  • Motivated
  • Responsible
  • Team player
  • Proactive
  • Focused
  • Efficient

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What I like about Cargill's safety procedures is that they're really easy to follow and they've become a really big part of our culture here.”

Rachel G., QA Food Safety Support

I've worked at several different plants, and I feel Cargill listens and cares for everyone's safety. I feel like safety is there main focus with employees. They've provided me with ESL classes to take, and great discounts with gym memberships which gives me energy helps me focus day in and day out. I just love it here!”

Elisabeth C.

Cargill has change my life a lot! I feel like people really care about their employees. They have been very supportive with my life changes and have even given me an opportunity to move up. I'm now a safety lead at my table.”

Catherine V.

Here at Cargill, people treat me good, and I treat them good. Since I've been working here, I've been able to grow spiritually, and mentally. I've been able to gain confidence in wanting to move up in my position. Since I've been working here at Cargill, I've gotten married, and thankful that I can support me and my beautiful wife.”

Marvin S.

Maintenance Technician

Job ID BUR00173 Date posted 01/13/2021

This Full-time position is in Burns Harbor, IN. However please expect receiving calls from a 952-area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.


The Cargill Agricultural Supply Chain (CASC) connects producers and users of grains and oilseeds around the globe through sourcing, storing, trading, processing and distributing grains and oilseeds, as well as offering a range of financial, risk management and customized farmer services. Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive – a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe!


We depend on creative, responsible, hardworking individuals like you to operate our business successfully! Benefits for this position include competitive pay, medical insurance (90 days after hire), paid vacation, 401(k), and more! For further information, visit our company website!

 

Principal Accountabilities:


  • Complete preventative, predictive, and reactive industrial maintenance throughout the facility Document all completed work and the conditions found; utilizing maintenance computer software as necessary
  • Install, maintain, test, evaluate, and repair various components and systems including, hydraulic & pneumatic systems, screw, belt and roller conveyors, gear reducers, and bearings
  • Operate standard maintenance tools such as power tools, basic hand tools, pneumatic tools, electric tools, etc.
  • Comprehend (mechanical/electrical) schematics, blueprints, and/or operation manuals
  • Understand and adhere to all safety rules and regulations
  • Maintain a safe work environment through cleanliness and housekeeping
  • Other basic facility operations duties as assigned, including consistently meeting grain movement needs as required (example: truck unloading/barge loading)

Requirements:

  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer.
  • Cargill requires employees be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a production facility.
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written).
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to operate machinery and/or industrial equipment.
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • High School diploma or Equivalent.
  • Proficient use of computers.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office software, with an emphasis on Excel and Word
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice.
  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years of maintenance experience 

Preferred:

  • Basic knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Working knowledge of inventory systems
  • Certified Maintenance Reliability Technician (CMRT) or willingness to obtain certification
  • Prior experience troubleshooting and maintaining various components and systems including hydraulic & pneumatic systems and/or screw, belt and roller conveyors and/or pumps, gear reducers, and bearings

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