Job Details

Plant Maintenance Technician - South Facility - Smithfield VA

Company name
Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Smithfield, VA, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Manufacturing

Posted on
Jul 10,2019

Valid Through
Oct 23,2019

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Your Opportunity
Smithfield \u2013 is currently looking for a Plant Maintenance Technician for our facility in Smithfield, VA.  As a major contributor to the bottom line of our Fortune 500 parent company, our facility continually strives to be a leader in all aspects of operations. 
Core Responsibilities
Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:

Demonstrate strong safety leadership skills and follow safe work practices
Work as part of a team to plan and conduct equipment repairs.
Conduct routine audits and equipment inspections.
Maintain open and professional line of communication with operations.
Respond to unplanned/emergency work requests in a timely & effective manner.
Follow food safety and good manufacturing practices.
Be highly motivated and able to work independently.

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.

A High school diploma/GED and completion of a formal trades training program, or an equivalent number of years of education and maintenance experience.
Knowledge in three or more of the following areas:

Electricity & motor control
Controls & instrumentation
PLC/software & hardwar
Pneumatics & Hydraulic
Pipefittin & welding
Mechanical system
Preventive Maintenanc
Maintenance Plannin
Site utilitie
System analysis & troubleshooting

Basic computer skills
Ability to work independently

Preference will be given to candidates with a certification or degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial maintenance and/or related college or technical level course work.
EEO/AA Information
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

Company info

Smithfield Foods, Inc.
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Company Profile
From our small town beginning in Smithfield, Virginia, Smithfield Foods has grown into a global food company with a presence in 12 countries. Regardless of the size and scope of our business, we always conduct ourselves with respect for our animals, communities, customers, employees and the environment. Our philosophy has served us well and we are committed to providing Good food. Responsibly.® so you can confidently share great meals and memories with family and friends.

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