Cargill FiveStar -Maintenance Technician - 3rd Shift - Full Time - Nashville, Tennessee in Nashville, Tennessee

FiveStar -Maintenance Technician - 3rd Shift - Full Time - Nashville, Tennessee

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 Beef

At Cargill Beef, we know that our customers don’t just sell products; they sell the reputations behind those products. Our customers provide people with something that they crave and love and it’s a product that we love, too. And we understand how deeply the quality of our red meat connects to our customers’ reputations. After all, it’s our reputation, too. We have been innovating for the last 150 years to bring our partners new solutions that help nourish the world. We continue to aggressively pursue improvements and produce real results that impact not only our operations but our industry, employees and the world around us. By continuously improving our products, processes and services we are ensuring a better, more sustainable future for our employees, for our customers, for our communities and for our company.

Position Purpose

The purpose of this position is to maintain optimum functionality and reliability for all plant equipment. Maintenance Mechanic 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

  • Follow all Food Safety (HACCP), GMP’s, Occupational Health and Safety, and Environmental programs.

  • Carry out department and company safety policies and procedures at all times.

  • Perform safe troubleshooting, installation, routine maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment (pumps, motors, fans, gearboxes, etc.)

  • Responsible for awareness and implementation of all local, state and federal regulations as they apply.

  • Responsible for repair of mechanical piping within the plant.

  • Demonstrate basic welding principles.

  • Demonstrate basic machine repair and rebuilding.

  • Responsible for reading and understanding mechanical and piping prints.

  • Have a basic understanding of electrical to assist in equipment troubleshooting and lockout.

  • Maintain facilities in clean, organized and efficient operating manner.

  • Participate in plant projects when needed.

  • Assist process operators when necessary.

  • Assist Maintenance Superintendent with control of parts inventory.

  • Be able to work in and promote a positive team working environment.


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

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Basic computer skills

  • Basic math skills

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

  • 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

  • Ability to work overtime

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

  • Must be able to perform maintenance trades including: welding, pipe fitting, and fabrication; gearbox and bearing, lubrication, and mechanical maintenance

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years hands on experience in industrial production, specifically food manufacturing

  • Have experience and full understanding of GMPs, SSOPs, and SOPs

  • Able to perform maintenance trades including: electrical, pumps and piping systems and hydraulic and pneumatic systems

  • Previous experience in production or manufacturing

  • Previous Cargill experience

  • Work history in the past 12 months

  • Communication skills both within and across departments

  • Able to operate heavy equipment

  • Forklift certified

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-TN-Nashville

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: NAS00138