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Maintenance Technician

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Job ID 152677 Date posted 10/01/2021 Location : Flora, Illinois

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.


Cargill Animal Nutrition is a global business that serves large-scale feed mill operators and retailers, as well as individual farmers. Our business has provided better nutrition for better lives for more than 120 years. By leading, innovating, and transforming the animal nutrition & health industry, we ensure that the customers we serve, the animals we feed, and the consumers who rely on that protein,thrive. 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!

Shift: Various Shifts

Compensation: Compensation: $22hr  - $25hr including $1000 Sign-On Bonus!

A Typical Work Day May Include:

  • Completing preventative, predictive, and reactive industrial maintenance throughout the facility
  • Operating standard maintenance tools such as power tools, basic hand tools, electric tools, precision maintenance tools, preventative maintenance technology tools, etc.
  • 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
  • Modifying or building equipment by reading and comprehending electrical/mechanical schematics, blueprints, and/or operation manuals
  • 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
  • Operating forklifts, loaders, scissor lifts, and aerial lifts
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety policies and procedures
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned

What You Will Need:

  • Eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 55lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting, 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
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work overtime including holidays, nights, weekends, or different shifts with advance notice
  • Basic experience with maintenance trades

What Will Put You Ahead:

  • 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 safe work practices, such as Pre-Job Hazard Analysis (PJHA), confined spaces, job task permitting, etc.
  • Trade school certification or degree in a maintenance related field, or relevant military experience
  • Experience with precision maintenance, such as laser alignment and/or dial indication

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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