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JBS USA A Maintenance Mechanic - Nights in Cold Spring, Minnesota

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Installs new equipment, repairs and modifies existing equipment.

  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.

  • Install power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as robots, conveyors and programmable controllers

  • Maintains accurate communication to other maintenance mechanics and departments.

  • Assists with the necessary repairs of equipment, property and the building.

  • Understands basic hydraulic troubleshooting.

  • Performs welding (basic) on equipment (TIG, Arc, Oxyacetene).

  • Understands basic PLC systems.

  • Supports other maintenance mechanics and operator’s basic functions of machinery and equipment

  • Effectively uses electrical testing equipment.

  • Responsible to identify opportunities for improvement and to communicate those to supervisor or lead person.

  • Initiates and assists maintenance in completion of work orders by self.

  • Initiates and conducts routine preventative maintenance (PM’s) on equipment by self or with minimal supervision.

  • Assists in the investigation in areas of cost reduction method improvement, quality improvement, yield control and provides suggestions.

  • Possesses the ability to perform “back up” lead duties when needed.

  • Maintain shop 6S policies and cleanliness.

    EXPECTATIONS – all Team Members

  • Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.

  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, coworkers, and leadership teams.

  • Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices, and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization


  • Demonstrated ability to read, write and speak English

  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic math skills including: addition, subtraction, division, multiplication and percentage calculations

  • Ability to pass a Prove It test

  • Ability to read and comprehend documents and schematics

  • Five years in maintenance field preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Have the ability to work with minimal or no direct supervision

  • Excellent mechanical aptitude and abilities in order to analyze, evaluate, and solve mechanical problems

  • Experience in the operation of maintenance power tools

  • Knowledge of electric and mechanical procedures

  • Flexibility to work weekends

    To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions