Cargill Beef Maintenance Technician - Night Shift - Full Time - Hazleton, Pennsylvania in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Beef Maintenance Technician - Night Shift - Full Time - Hazleton, Pennsylvania

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.


Position Purpose

The Maintenance Tech position is responsible for the preventative and reactive maintenance of all equipment within the facility. This will include such jobs that require a relatively high skill level having a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of the processes involved in their work. Candidates for this position will be required to exercise considerable independent judgment and usually receive an extensive period of training. Maintenance techs may work in a cold or warm environment doing a variety of tasks such as troubleshooting repairing work, performing preventative maintenance, working around raw meat, working with industrial electricity, hydraulics, bearings, welding, pneumatics, PLC’s, vibration analysis, basic waste water, and basic ammonia refrigeration and various buildings and grounds work. Tools may be used including drills, saws, cutting disks, wire brush, hammer, screwdrivers, measuring tools, clamps, wrenches, work stands, pullers, etc. These roles require candidates to wear personal protective equipment and work within food safety requirements to deliver a safe product to the consumer. Work on our Ammonia system and within the utilities department if qualified.

Principal Accountabilities

10% - through supervisor requests, conduct hands on training of machine operators within the Ground Beef Department

20% - respond to and following up on reactive Maintenance calls in the plant

40% - conduct preventative maintenance (PM) and follow up repairs from PM’s within the facility

15% - Conduct daily line assignments by receiving a PM and walking assigned lines within department assigned

15% - all other duties as assigned including maintenance assistance as needed in the entire facility


Required Qualifications

  • At least one year of experience troubleshooting electrical and mechanical issues on industrial equipment

  • At least one year of experience using hand tools such as drill press, hand drill, wrenches, threading machines, etc.

  • At least two years of experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

  • Ability read, write, and speak English fluently.

  • Legal to work in the US without the need of a Visa sponsorship

  • Must be 18 years or older

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification in Industrial Electricity I, II, and III

  • Certification in Motor Controls

  • Experience troubleshooting with PLC’s

  • Working knowledge of fluid power, hydraulics, and pneumatics

  • Previous experience with Precision Maintenance

  • Bi Lingual in English/Spanish

  • One year of experience TIG Welding

  • Building Trades (Drywall repair, spackling, Plumbing

  • Ammonia refrigeration experience

  • Ammonia certifications

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-PA-Hazleton

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: HAZ00889