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Farmers Union Industries, LLC, also known as FUI, is a leading agricultural-based manufacturing company headquartered in Redwood Falls, MN. Our current operations include Central Bi-Products, Northland Choice, Midwest Grease, Artex Manufacturing, Redwood Farms Meat Processors, and Performance Pet Products. Please visit our website atfuillc.comto learn more!

Redwood Farms Meat Processors, located in Estherville, IA, was built out of a passion for the Great American Farm and its traditions. Youll see that in our people and our products. We are changing the way pork is processed; learn more about what we do

We are excited to grow our maintenance team at our state-of-the-art pork processing facility! We offer a competitive salary and a full benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, PTO, paid holidays, an impressive 401K match, and much more!\

Areas of Accountability

All areas of accountability to be delivered with GRIT - our values of Generosity, Relationships, Integrity, and Teamwork

Train and Guide Technicians\ Delegate Tasks and Manage Workflow\ Maintain and Install Equipment\ Uphold Company Standards and Policies\

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Work safely following all company safety policies, practices, procedures, and improvement initiatives

Perform routine equipment monitoring, troubleshooting, and service to ensure reliability and equipment uptime

Develop, maintain, and delegate weekly maintenance schedules and allocate work orders

Inspect and maintain heating, cooling, ventilation, and refrigeration systems

Monitor equipment and inventory and ensure team is staying within department budget

Assist with new installations and help coordinate large renovations or projects

Maintain and ensure adherence to a clean work environment to promote safety and product quality

Champion new and existing company policies and train new employees on procedures

Act as liaison between upper management/FUI Corporate Office and the employee

Review timesheets and assist Payroll with attendance-related inquires, when needed

Clearly communicate and present disciplinary documents, informing HR when required

Receive employee concerns and attempt to resolve problems

Monitor employee productivity and performance; providing constructive feedback and coaching when needed

Communicate any accidents, threats, downtime, or cost-saving measures to upper management

Assist other production and maintenance personnel as needed or requested

Situations may arise that require employees to temporarily or permanently assume responsibility for tasks not specifically outlined in this job description. Employees may be requested to work additional hours and/or accommodate a heavier than normal work load.\


3-5 years experience in mechanical and electrical maintenance; or relevant technical degree, required

2+ years in maintenance supervisory role, preferred

Knowledge of USDA regulations and experience in food production, preferred

Experience with automation and Allen Bradley PLC programming with Studio 5000 and Rs Logix 500, preferred

Experience or willingness to learn HVAC, refrigeration, and boiler skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills; bilingual skills (English and Spanish), desired

Skilled in operating welders, torches, and metalworking equipment

Ability to safely operate skid steers, forklifts, tractors, trucks, and Simon lifts

Read and understand warnings, manuals, and wiring schematics

Capability to lift and/or carry up to 60 pounds, occasionally

Stand and/or move on feet for up to 12 hours per day or more depending on projects and breakdowns

Bend, lift, turn and/or twist body, frequently