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Maintenance Mechanic - Full Time - Columbia, SC

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Job ID 124630 Date posted 06/10/2021 Location : Columbia, South Carolina

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.


This is a full-time position located in Columbia, SC. 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 

Available Shift: 2nd

Cargill Meat Solutions
Cargill Meat Solutions 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 Protein  
At Cargill Protein, we know that our customers don’t just sell products; they sell the reputations behind those products. Our customers provide people with something that they crave and love and it’s a product that we love, too. And we understand how deeply the quality of our red meat connects to our customers’ reputations. After all, it’s our reputation, too. We have been innovating for the last 150 years to bring our partners new solutions that help nourish the world. We continue to aggressively pursue improvements and produce real results that impact not only our operations but our industry, employees and the world around us. By continuously improving our products, processes and services we are ensuring a better, more sustainable future for our employees, for our customers, for our communities and for our company. 

The Maintenance Mechanic position would include maintaining optimum functionality for all plant equipment and systems by performing inspections, completing predictive and preventive maintenance measures, and repairing and modifying equipment and systems with the use of a variety of hand tools. This position is also responsible for inspecting buildings, grounds and equipment utilized by the facility, determining immediate and long range needs for maintenance and repair work, entering work orders utilizing maintenance computer programs, completing, signing and returning work orders to the Maintenance Supervisor. Maintenance Mechanics also perform work as assigned by their supervisor, identify follow-up work required, work to improve the condition of all facility departments, work as a team member with a positive attitude, help promote and communicate maintenance and reliability to the organization, and perform other duties including housekeeping, attending safety training, and attending communication meetings.

Principal Accountabilities 
•    75% - Performs work assigned by supervisor
•    5% - Identify follow-up work and parts required
•    5% -Assist in development and implementation of new systems
•    5% - Complete, Sign and return Work Order to Maintenance Supervisor complete with; Work Description, Symptoms, As Found, As Left, Start / Finish time, and Labor Hours and Note Deficiencies, Delays, any Job Plan Feedback
•    5% - Help promote and communicate Maintenance and Reliability to the Organization
•    5% - Other duties include housekeeping, safety training, and meetings


Required Qualifications
•    Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
•    Must be 18 years or older
•    Ability to read, write and speak English
•    Previous maintenance experience

Preferred Qualifications
•    Associates of Arts or 2 year technical degree in Maintenance Mechanics
•    Experience using work order systems
•    Experience in a production environment
•    Previous Cargill experience
•    Work history in the last 12 months
•    Bi-lingual (English/Spanish)


Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.


Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today:  
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