Apr 23, 2019


  • Smithfield Foods
  • St James, MN 56081, USA
General Labor Inventory Logistics Management Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

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. 


This position 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.




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Job Requirements

  • HS Diploma or equivalency required
  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; and 2 to 4 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
  • Minnesota Electrician's license, preferred.
  • Must be able to read and write fluently in English to communicate and understand technical/ training manuals written in English.
  • Possess the ability to function effectively in a team environment and interact productively with all levels of team personnel and outside contractors.
  • Ability to operate a forklift, genie lift or scissor lift preferred
  • Displays sound judgment, organizational skills and the ability to work independently with little supervision. 
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

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