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Smithfield Foods Maintenance Mechanic in DENISON, Iowa

Maintenance MechanicID2021-16825Job LocationsUS-IA-DenisonCategoryEngineeringTypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusHourlyShift2nd ShiftJob Locations US-IA-Denison Your Opportunity The 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. Core Responsibilities A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. As the world's largest pork processor and hog producer, we're a $15-billion global food company with more than 52,000 employees. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us.What we offer:A variety of career paths, including:ProductionMaintenanceQuality Assurance/Food SafetyHog ProcurementOpportunities for career growthTuition assistance#BringHomeTheBacon with industry-leading wages as well as benefits packages that are available after 90 consecutive days of work. Pay and Benefits included for this role include, but are not limited to:$18.10-$22.30 /Hourly Starting PayCurrently Hiring for 2nd ShiftComprehensive Health InsuranceRetirement Benefits$2,500 Retention BonusBut wait - there's MORE!After successfully completing 90-days of employment with Smithfield Foods, all new hires who start after 4/5/2021, will also be eligible to select a GIFT!Gift Options:Apple ProductsSamsung ProductsAmazon Gift Card ($150)Additional information about these, and other programs will be provided during orientation to new hireReceives 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. 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 pe