Job Information



  • This position ensures all aspects of the maintenance mechanic functions are performed in a safety and acceptable method.

  • Performs preventative maintenance procedures on all equipment that is assigned by the maintenance supervisors/lead hand.

  • Assist other areas of the plant when major problems occur

Functional Requirements

  • Completes all assigned tasks scheduled and unscheduled work as directed by supervisor

  • Assist in the day to day operations of the maintenance department. Includes but is not limited to the assistance of all maintenance areas of the plant, insuring that all assigned areas of the maintenance department areas are being monitored and documented as required by safety, food safety, company policy, & procedures

  • Tannery; Maintenance, Process is required to take a PFT (pulmonary function test)

  • B&E Maintenance is required to take a PFT (pulmonary function test) & Hazmat physical

Depts Include

  • Fabrication, Slaughter, Material Handling, Rendering, E&E, B&E

The Cactus operation is a two-shift, beef processing facility and distribution center located in the panhandle of Texas. Employs a total of 3,023 team members.

Cactus is a key beef export plant, exporting approximately 23% of production to different countries including Japan, Mexico and Chile. The facility processes more than one million head of cattle per year.

Investing in our people is a large part of the reason why success at JBS is so achievable. Working in operations gives you the opportunity to contribute to the very core of our business: producing the highest quality products for families around the globe. At the JBS operations facilities, we offer career growth opportunities for people with all kinds of interests and backgrounds who are interested in working in a fast-paced, hands-on environment. Additionally, opportunities abound for those who enjoy working within the production environment and are excited about both leading a team and ensuring we are producing a top quality, safe product for families across the globe.

JBS® values the people who make our company a success. We want to be sure our team members know just how much we appreciate their dedication by ensuring they love working with us. As part of our total compensation package, JBS® and offers comprehensive employee benefits designed to meet the healthcare and financial goals of our team members and their families today, tomorrow and in the future.