SUMMARY: The Farm Maintenance Technician is responsible for the repair and maintenance of small electrical and mechanical farm equipment, including motors and fans. Visually inspects and listens to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions. Repairs water lines as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Visually inspects and listens to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions.
Dismantles machines and equipment to gain access to problem area.
Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems.
Removes and replaces worn or defective parts of drive mechanism or hydraulic system.
Realigns and adjusts components such as spindles and clutches.
Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair.
Repairs broken parts. Sets up and operates metalworking tools such as lathe, drill press, or grinder, to make or repair parts.
Troubleshoots all production machinery and mechanical equipment to locate malfunctions and repair them.
Attends periodic company training programs and meetings.
Responsible for being in compliance with all policies and procedures which Smithfield subscribes (to include environmental and safety policies)
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.
We’re passionate about delivering on our promise to produce “Good Food. Responsibly.®”, and military veterans throughout the company support our mission. These veterans understand the value of purposeful work and play a daily role in advancing Smithfield Foods.
Veterans have a variety of backgrounds, and to match that, Smithfield offers a variety of careers. Areas of possibility include: