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Smithfield Foods Maintenance Technician- 3rd Shift - Sioux Center, Iowa - $3000 Welcome Bonus in SIOUX CENTER, Iowa

Maintenance Technician- 3rd Shift - Sioux Center, Iowa - $3000 Welcome BonusID2022-22540Job LocationsUS-IA-Sioux CenterCategoryEngineeringTypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusHourlyShift3rd ShiftJob Locations US-IA-Sioux Center Your Opportunity Performs repairs and troubleshooting on food processing equipment to include, but not limited to: stuffers, vacuum pumps, mixers, grinders, packaging machinery, conveyors, hydraulic units, multivacs, and ovens. Core Responsibilities Installs replacement belts, filters, gears, chains and valves.Rebuilds valves, pumps and gearboxes.Troubleshoots pneumatic, electric and hydraulic machine problems and makes necessary repairs.Performs repairs to machines involving machine guarding, bolt replacement, breakdowns due to mechanical wear and plumbing.Welds machine components.Performs preventive maintenance tasks such as lubricating parts, drives chains, etc.Handles installations, including hooking up air, water, gas and the alignment and leveling of equipment.Complete ALL repair slips given on a daily basis and communicate to the Maintenance Manager if tasks cannot be accomplished before leaving.Complete established preventative maintenance duties on a daily basis.Basic understanding of how steam works.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 1+ years of related experience and/or training in an industrial mechanical maintenance or food manufacturing environment; or 4 years' direct experience in an industrial mechanical maintenance or food manufacturing maintenance environment.Vocational Diploma, Technical Diploma or Associate's Degree from a technical maintenance or vocational school, a plus.Possess the ability to function effectively in a team environment and interact productively with all levels of team personnel and outside contractors.Ability to operate a forklift, genie lift or scissor lift. Can understand and follow oral and written instructions.Ability to read, write the following; work orders, instructions, daily reports and machine manuals.Ability to receive and relate orders/information using various communication devices. Work Environment and Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 poundsSpecific vision includes close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. Work Environment and Physical Demands The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area. Careers and Benefits To learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit smithfi

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