Cargill Maintenance Technician - Full Time - Newnan, Georgia in Newnan, Georgia

Maintenance Technician - Full Time - Newnan, Georgia

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 Maintenance Technician 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 Technicians 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 in order to deliver a safe product to the consumer.

Principal Accountabilities

-Compliance with all safety and food safety, and HR programs, policies, and regulations

-Ability to work around and with raw meat

-Ability to work in cold temperatures (between 33-36 degrees)

-Ability to stand on hard surfaces for extended periods of time

-Ability to lift up to 50lbs

-Ability to wear required personal protective equipment

-Ability to work in a repetitive and fast paced environment

-Ability to rotate through various positions/tasks


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

  • 2 years prior industrial maintenance experience or equivalent of technical degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi – Lingual (English/Spanish)

  • Prior industrial meat industry work experience with a like competitor

  • Prior work history in a production background that deals with speed and repetition

  • Previous Cargill experience

  • Work history in the past 12 months

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-GA-Newnan

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: NEW01340