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Centrum Valley Farms Processing Maintenance Technician in Clarion, Iowa

Join Centrum Valley Farms, part of the Versova family of companies, one of the top egg producers in the world!

Essential Job Functions:

  • Sustain and Improve Preventative Maintenance Program on all processing equipment

  • Troubleshooting and repairing electrical and mechanical equipment

  • Facilitate and coordinate technician activities across multiple facilities

  • Install, restore, maintain and upgrade processing line equipment

  • Control machine downtime by performing routine maintenance and operations techniques

  • Install and troubleshoot PLCs and drives

  • Diagnosing system controls and software issues

  • Install facility lighting, wiring, machinery motors, electrical panels, breakers, airlines, water lines, or gas lines as needed

  • Identifying and correcting root cause of repetitive failures

  • Manages parts inventories and ensures critical parts are in stock

  • Timing of grading equipment

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 2 or 4 year technology degree in Agricultural Technology, Manufacturing Technology or a related field, or experience equivalent to the degree.

  • Prefer 2+ years of experience in industrial, commercial or military systems maintenance.

  • Must have Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Pneumatic, and Diagnostic aptitude

  • Must have experience with operating, repairing, and troubleshooting of large scale electrical and mechanical manufacturing equipment

  • Must have experience/ability to diagnose problems from the system control, down through the system to the application point on the machine

  • Must have the technical ability to understand the software, and the implications that changes to the software or changes to the machine will create.

  • Strong problem solving skills and proven project management

  • Strong leadership, operational and analytical skills.

  • Preferred Skills: Fabrication, HVAC, programming, and material handling equipment

  • Bilingual in English & Spanish Preferred, but not necessary to perform the duties.

  • Ability to work irregular hours including nights and weekends.

  • Ability to work in various climate conditions including extreme heat and cold environments, walking, standing and sitting for long periods of time

Join Centrum Valley Farms and become part of a winning team!

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. (While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.