Cargill Maintenance Mechanic in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Maintenance Mechanic

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.


This position is located in Fayetteville, North Caroline. Relocation assistance is not provided.

The purpose of this position is to maintain optimum functionality and reliability for all plant equipment.Maintenance Craftsperson ‘C’ is responsible for maintenance and reliability in the most efficient and workman like manner.Performs jobs such as inspections, preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance and repairs.Interacts on a regular basis with management, peer maintenance and facility personnel along with contractors/vendors.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Investigates and solve maintenance issues (such as lubrication, welding, plant troubleshooting, repair of equipment, proper use of fasteners, gaskets, bushings, and tools), and provide solutions to problems.

  • Provides support in troubleshooting equipment to ensure effective and efficient operations.

  • Repairs equipment as necessary.

  • Inputs work order information/updates in computer system (I. E. Maximo).

  • Performs pre-job hazard analysis type worksheet(s) and turn in to direct supervisor.

  • Works extended shifts to support the facility which may require coming in early, before normal shift and staying over later than normal shift.Short notice may be given when coming in early or staying over late.Some work may be scheduled on weekends.

  • Takes call-ins to make repairs on nights, weekends or holidays.

  • Communicate in a courteous and positive manner to accomplish duties effectively, working as team with all involved.

  • Understands and adheres to state and federal Occupational Safety and Health rules and regulations as related to plant safety.Follow all Cargill safety rules and regulations.

  • Attend various mandatory safety and department meetings.

  • Maintain a safe and sanitary atmosphere with a high regard for environmental impact of the operation.

  • Assist other Crush and other plant personnel as needed and will perform any other duty as requested by management.



  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer.

  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old.

  • High School diploma or Equivalent.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Must be able to read/write English.

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude to work from all types of blueprints, maintenance manuals, and drawings and the mathematical knowledge required for such work.

  • Must be able to perform maintenance trades including welding, pipe fitting, and fabrication, rigging systems, gearbox and bearing, maintenance, lubrication, pumps and piping systems, mechanical maintenance and hydraulic and pneumatic.

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, shoveling, pounding with hammer and work in confined spaces.

  • Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold.

  • Ability to work in elevated areas.

  • Must be able to operate machinery.

  • Must be able to operate heavy equipment.

  • Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts.

  • Ability to workovertime.

  • Ability to be on call.


  • Forklift certified.

  • Experience with Reliability Centered Maintenance including: vibration detection or analysis, infrared imaging, oil analysis, cause failure analysis and documentation.

  • Maintenance experience using precision instrumentation including: torque wrenches, micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, laser alignment tools, sheave alignment tools, etc.

  • Experience in cutting, welding, and metal fabrication.

  • Prior predictive and preventative maintenance experience.

  • Previous experience of manufacturing operations.

  • Knowledge of fasteners.

  • Experience maintaining and repairing rotating equipment (I.E. shafts, bearings, power transmission equipment).

  • Experience in maintaining and repairing fans, conveyors, pumps, drives.

  • Experience in pipefitting & tubing/fittings/valves & traps.

  • Experience in machine and equipment rigging.

  • Experience in data entry and use of CMMS programs.

  • Experience repairing and troubleshooting Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems.

  • Experience in different types of Heat Exchangers.

Equipment Used:

Craftspeople in this position will use multiple tools such asbattery, electric, hand and pnuematic,basic measuring/NDT instruments, cutting and welding tools, spark resistant tools, rigging equipment, mobile equipment, safety equipment, PPE and general shop equipment.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-NC-Fayetteville

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: FAY00181