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Smithfield Foods Maintenance Mechanic-Denison - Flex Shift - RETENTION BONUS - $2500 in DENISON, Iowa

Maintenance Mechanic-Denison - Flex Shift - RETENTION BONUS - $2500ID2021-15883Job LocationsUS-IA-DenisonCategoryEngineeringTypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusHourlyShift1st, 2nd, or 3rd ShiftJob LocationsUS-IA-DenisonYour OpportunityThe Maintenance Mechanic has responsibilities to maintain, troubleshoot and repair a variety of electrical and mechanical equipment in a food processing environment. This position requires proficiency in multiple skill clusters, such as electrical controls, fluid power, mechanical systems, welding, fabrication and manufacturing processes. This person will perform medium to high-level machine systems troubleshooting and repair, and provide technical support for all phases of the operation. This work will be of average to considerable difficulty in the accomplishment of a variety of mechanical maintenance actions.About Smithfield FoodsHeadquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. and 15,000 European employees are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly." and have made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield, Eckrich and Nathan's Famous, among many others. For more information, visit , and connect with us on , , and .Core ResponsibilitiesReceives work order/request, reviews to determine tool, equipment, time, man-power, parts and supplies requirements, and schedules its accomplishment.When responding to crisis calls will always arrive at the scene with basic tools and equipment necessary to perform work. Read blueprints, schematics (including electrical), wiring diagrams, technical manuals, etc.Maintains various activity records and logs.Observe equipment or machinery while in operation to detect malfunctions.Disassemble mechanical equipment, identify faulty/worn parts, replace, reassemble, and test.Test major subsystems or components to localize problem using specialized equipment.Fabricate replacement parts which may require welding, cutting, or sheet metal work.Perform preventive maintenance on various mechanical systems and equipment. Install new equipment/appliances including running any electrical, water, gas, or drain lines required.Responsibilities include installing, trouble shooting, and maintaining, mechanical equipment, piping systems, electrical controls/components in accordance with manufacturer's specification, local regulations and Smithfield safety policies. Performs preventive and predictive maintenance schedules on mechanical equipment such as pumps, motors, compressors, exhaust fans, blowers and electrical controls. Working knowledge and skills in operating a variety of small hand tools and devices used in general mechanical maintenance operations.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.QualificationsTo 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; required.3+ years of relat

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