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Cargill Maintenance Technician in Buffalo, Iowa

Cargill is a trusted salt supplier to a wide variety of industries; our portfolio includes food processing salts, sodium reduction solutions, salt for water softeners and swimming pools, bulk and packaged ice melters, industrial salts, and salt for animal feeding. Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive – a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe! We depend on creative, responsible, hardworking individuals like you to operate our business successfully!

Shift: Swing shift

Compensation: $27/hr

Sign On Bonus: $1,000

A Typical Work Day May Include:

  • Completing preventative, predictive, and reactive industrial maintenance throughout the facility

  • Documenting all completed work and the conditions found; utilizing maintenance computer software as necessary

  • Installing, maintaining, testing, evaluating, and repairing various components and systems including packaging equipment, hydraulic & pneumatic systems, screw, belt and roller conveyors, pumps, gear reducers, and bearings

  • Operating standard maintenance tools such as power tools, basic hand tools, pneumatic tools, electric tools, etc.

  • Comprehending (mechanical/electrical) schematics, blueprints, and/or operation manuals

  • Operating a forklift

  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations

  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment

  • Other duties as assigned What You Will Need:

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)

  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50 lbs., kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation

  • Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions with the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc.

  • Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice

  • Minimum of one year experience with maintenance trades in an industrial environment

  • Basic computer skills

What Will Put You Ahead:

  • Experience with SAP or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

  • Certified Maintenance Reliability Technician (CMRT) or willing to acquire certification

  • Predictive Maintenance and/or Precision Maintenance Certifications

  • High school diploma/GED or a minimum of two years equivalent work experience

  • Experience troubleshooting and maintaining various components and systems such as but not limited to packaging equipment, hydraulic & pneumatic systems, belt or rollerconveyors, pumps, gear reducers, or bearings

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.

US Covid-19 Vaccination Update: Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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