Apr 16, 2019

Farm Maintenance Tech - Kinston NC

  • Smithfield Foods
  • Kinston, NC, USA
General Labor Inventory Logistics Management Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

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)
  • Assists with special projects as assigned.
  • Maintains and monitors accurate inventory.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

States

NC  

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