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Maintenance Technician - 5pm – 5am Rotating Shift - Full Time - Hazleton, PA

Hazleton, Pennsylvania

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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 - 5pm – 5am Rotating Shift - Full Time - Hazleton, PA

Job ID HAZ01381 Date posted 04/08/2021

This is a full-time position located in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. 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.

 

This position is currently offering:

  • $2,000 Sign-On Bonus (for all shifts)

  • $750 Referral Bonus (for all shifts)

 

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 Beef

At Cargill Beef, 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. 

Position Purpose

The Maintenance Tech position is responsible for the preventative and reactive maintenance of all equipment within the facility. This will include such jobs that require a relatively high skill level having a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of the processes involved in their work. Candidates for this position will be required to exercise considerable independent judgment and usually receive an extensive period of training. Maintenance techs may work in a cold or warm environment doing a variety of tasks such as troubleshooting repairing work, performing preventative maintenance, working around raw meat, working with industrial electricity, hydraulics, bearings, welding, pneumatics, PLC’s, vibration analysis, basic waste water, and basic ammonia refrigeration and various buildings and grounds work. Tools may be used including drills, saws, cutting disks, wire brush, hammer, screwdrivers, measuring tools, clamps, wrenches, work stands, pullers, etc. These roles require candidates to wear personal protective equipment and work within food safety requirements to deliver a safe product to the consumer. 

Principal Accountabilities
  • 20% - respond to and following up on reactive Maintenance calls in the facility
  • 60% - conduct preventative maintenance (PM) and follow up repairs from PM’s within the facility
  • 15% - Conduct daily line assignments by receiving a PM and walking assigned production lines.
  • 5% - all other duties as assigned including maintenance assistance as needed in the entire facility

Required Qualifications

• At least one year of experience troubleshooting electrical and mechanical issues on industrial equipment or similar
• At least one year of experience using hand tools such as drill press, hand drill, wrenches, threading machines, etc.
• Ability read, write, and speak English fluently. 
• High school diploma or GED required.
• Excellent Math skills.
• Proficient in Mechanical Aptitude, mechanical repair, welding and electrical.
• Ability to obtain boiler certification within one year.
• Ability to lift 50 lbs.

• Legal to work in the US without the need of a Visa sponsorship
• Must be 18 years or older


Preferred Qualifications

• Certification in Industrial Electricity I, II, and III
• Certification in Motor Controls
• Experience troubleshooting with PLC’s
• Working knowledge of fluid power, hydraulics, and pneumatics
• Previous experience with Precision Maintenance
• Bi Lingual in English/Spanish
• One year of experience TIG Welding
• Building Trades (Drywall repair, spackling, Plumbing
• Ammonia/Refrigeration experience is a plus
• At least two years of experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

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