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Maintenance Technician II - Various Shifts

North Kingstown, Rhode Island

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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 II - Various Shifts

Job ID NOR00549 Date posted 10/01/2020
Cargill’s Protein business includes Case Ready meat packaging facilities. These facilities provide various packaged meat products to retail supermarket shelves to further our purpose of nourishing the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. We operate some of the most technologically advanced plants in the world, but they can’t run by themselves – we depend on creative, responsible, hardworking individuals like you!

Bring your skills to our team and we can provide you with the tools, opportunities, and a culture that values and supports employee growth! To learn more about life at Cargill, visit our career page

Shift: Various Shifts, Full-Time
Compensation: Starting wages from $26.29 - $32.12/hr DOE

A Typical Workday May Include:

• Completing preventative, predictive, and reactive industrial maintenance throughout the facility while working in a fast-paced environment around raw meat
• Operating standard maintenance tools such as power tools, basic hand tools, electric tools, preventative maintenance technology tools, etc.
• Documenting completed work and the conditions found; utilizing maintenance computer software as necessary
• Utilizing and working with maintenance trades and components such as industrial electrical/automation, industrial millwrighting, and industrial plumbing, along with completing various building/grounds work
• Utilizing, repairing and testing various equipment, including automated packaging equipment and conveyor systems
• Operating forklifts and/or scissor lifts
• Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations
• Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
• Exposure to wet and/or humid conditions in a warm or cool environment, as well as slippery surfaces at varied heights
• Standing for long periods of time, the use of stairs and ladders, and wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated areas of the facility
• Other duties as assigned

What You Will Need for a Level II Maintenance Technician:

• Must be eligible to work in the United States without Visa sponsorship
• Must be 18 years or older
• Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
• Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50 lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
• Must be able to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc.
• Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
• Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays with advance notice
• Basic use of a computer
• Basic working knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) and Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)
• Basic industrial fabrication experience

What Will Put You Ahead for a Level II Maintenance Technician: 

• Prior supervisory and/or project leadership experience 

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. This position does not provide relocation assistance.

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