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Maintenance Tech - Full Time - Springdale, AR

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Job ID 71461 Date posted 06/15/2021 Location : Springdale, Arkansas

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.


This is a full-time position located in Springdale, Arkansas. 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

$1,500 Sign-On Bonus

Cargill Protein

Cargill Protein is the umbrella organization of Cargill’s North American beef and turkey, foodservice, food distribution and case ready 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 Turkey and Cooked Meats facilities utilize state-of-the-art beef and turkey processing capabilities to deliver high-quality meat products to our partners. Advanced technologies and imaginative people create innovative solutions and distinctive value for our customers. Our retail customers come to us from traditional grocers, supermarkets and warehouse clubs to provide their meat and deli needs. We provide innovative solutions for their fresh meat case, frozen meat departments, deli counters, and more.

Maintenance is a vital role in the daily operations of our facility. There are a variety of roles and responsibilities within this title. The types of roles available require troubleshooting, ensuring proper maintenance and operational status of equipment, using a variety of hand tools to set up, break down, adjust production line machinery, and performing other duties pertaining to hydraulics and pneumatics, all while making safety the number one priority. Maintenance requires being able to read manuals written in English and the ability to write and document information.

While performing the duties of Maintenance, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions with slippery surfaces; moving mechanical parts; fast paced warm/cool environment. Positions require standing the entire shift and the use of PPE is required in all areas of the facility.

For this role, we are offering 2nd and 3rd shift at this time.

Principal Accountabilities
Perform repetitive tasks. Examples include:

  • Using hand tools to perform maintenance on production machinery
  • Ensuring food safety and quality
  • Cleanliness and housekeeping


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
  • Must be able to understand and use blueprints, schematics, and installation/operation manuals to install and repair equipment
  • Previous maintenance experience
  • Be able to work for 1st OR 2nd shift 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years previous maintenance experience
  • Previous Cargill experience
  • Work history in the past 12 months
  • Ability to work with a variety of hand tools

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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