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Senior Maintenance

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Job ID 201381 Date posted 05/27/2022 Location : Nebraska City, Nebraska

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 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.

Job type: Full Time
Shift : 2nd and 3rd

Compensation: $24.40/hr - $25.40/hr
Sign-On Bonus: $3,000


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Marathon Health Clinic (Employer sponsored health center)
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • 401(k) with Cargill matching contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Short-term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts

Principal Accountabilities 

  • Using hand tools to perform maintenance on production machinery
  • Ensuring food safety and quality
  • Cleanliness and housekeeping
  • Responding to radio calls from other departments (production, food safety, safety, etc) for maintenance related actions
  • Communicating with other departments and other maintenance shifts to ensure proper pass down of maintenance related issues to the next shift.
  • Documenting daily work assigned on paper and also in the maintenance management system (SAP)
  • Troubleshoot equipment with minimal supervision and communicate the status of the equipment to maintenance management and other departments
  • Utilize parts in inventory to repair equipment and follow procedures in documenting what is issued out

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to operate and set up machines using manuals
  • Able to use multimeters, megohmmeters, and any other test equipment needed to aid in the troubleshooting and repair of equipment
  •  Experience using a Maintenance Operating System (SAP) or able to learn a how to use one
  •  Ability to troubleshoot and isolate malfunctions on production equipment and show mechanical aptitude
  • Have basic computer skills and ability to use basic hand tools
  • Ability to identify and help correct safety hazards in the work place
  • Able to perform all tasks with minimal supervision
  • Able to do basic math calculations, example: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division  
  • Ability to work in a cold environment (40 degrees or less), for up to twelve (12) hours per day
  • Able to work standing for up to twelve (12) hours per day
  • Able to lift 50 lbs at a time
  • Ability to use or learn how to operate a forklift and other motorized equipment
  • Able to write and document information in legible English
  • Able to read manuals in English
  • Able to follow instructions verbally and written
  • Ability to follow maintenance job plans and work orders
  • Ability to perform preventative maintenance work on production equipment
  • Able to use measuring devices to accurately measure different areas of equipment using the metric or standard system

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year previous production or maintenance experience 
  • Meat processing experience
  • Food handling experience

US Covid-19 Vaccination Update: Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status. Regardless of vaccination status you will be required to wear masks and follow Cargill’s safety protocols.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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