Cargill Maintenance Associate - 1st Shift - Full Time - Dayton, Virginia in Dayton, Virginia
Maintenance Associate - 1st Shift - Full Time - Dayton, Virginia
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Cargill Meat Solutions
Cargill Meat Solutions 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 32,000 people in the US and Canada, who work at dozens of processing and support facilities.
Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats
Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats is a business committed to serving a broad range of retail, foodservice, deli, club store and branded food customers. We are focused on the success of our own national brands as well as the brands of our customers. We utilize state-of-the-art turkey, beef, and chicken 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.
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.
Perform repetitive tasks. Examples include:
Using hand tools to perform maintenance on production machinery
Ensuring food safety and quality
Cleanliness and housekeeping
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
Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work well with other employees and plant management
Ability to work with a variety of hand tools
Must be able to understand and use blueprints, schematics, and installation/operation manuals to install and repair equipment
Extensive knowledge of hydraulics,pneumatics, electronics, industrial electrical controls/circuits and mechanical principles
Must be able to perform general machine repair without assistance.
Must understand motor control and motor circuit repairs.
Must learn and understand PM procedures for assigned machines.
Candidates should be currently enrolled or have completed an apprenticeship program or have an equivalent educational background
Ability to work flexible hours and or shifts, including weekends, holidays, and overtime
Accuracy, precision, and dependability are a necessity
Must be a self-starter, be safety conscious, and show pride in workmanship
Must be a team player, but also must be able to work well without close supervision
Previous production or maintenance experience
Previous Cargill experience
Work history in the past 12 months
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Primary Location US-VA-Dayton
Req ID: DAY02868