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Maintenance Technician

Topeka, Kansas

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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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Key Traits

What makes a successful General Production Professional at Cargill?
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  • Safety
  • Productive
  • Hardworking
  • Multi-tasker
  • Motivated
  • Responsible
  • Team player
  • Proactive
  • Focused
  • Efficient

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Compensation & Pay Equity

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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

Job ID TOP00167 Date posted 05/10/2021

This Full-time position is located in Topeka, Kansas; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.

Cargill’s Agricultural Supply Chain (CASC) connects producers and users of grains and oilseeds around the globe through sourcing, storing, trading, processing, and distributing, as well as offering a range of financial, risk management, and customized farmer services. 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: 1st Shift
Compensation: negotiable pending skill set

A Typical Work Day May Include:

  • Completing preventative, predictive, reactive, and precision industrial maintenance
  • throughout the facility
  • Documenting all completed work and the conditions found; utilizing maintenance
  • computer software as necessary
  • Installing, maintaining, testing, evaluating, and repairing various components and
  • systems including conveyors, fans, pumps, belt and chain drives, and process
  • machinery
  • Operating forklifts, scissor lifts, and aerial work platforms
  • Interacting on a regular basis with peers and management
  • Operating standard maintenance tools such as power tools, basic hand tools, pneumatic
  • tools, electric tools, as well as lifting/rigging equipment
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety policies and procedures
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 


What You Will Need:

  • 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 50lbs,
  • kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting, with or without 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
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice

What Will Put You Ahead:

  • Experience with precision maintenance
  • A minimum of one year of industrial maintenance experience
  • Experience with welding, fabrication, and pipe fitting
  • Experience with pneumatic and/or hydraulic systems
  • High school diploma/GED or a minimum of two years equivalent work experience

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

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