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Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift

We are hiring for a Maintenance Technician role at Swift Prepared Foods (Formerly Plumrose USA) as a full-time employee in Council Bluffs, IA.

This is a role for someone who is looking for an entrepreneurial challenge in a company with aspirations to be leaders within the CPG world. The position will have both strategic and tactical elements and the person may wear different hats. This is an opportunity for people who want to Think Big, Dream Big, and work to make Big ideas a reality.

As a Maintenance Technician at Swift Prepared Foods, you will receive these excellent benefits, plus much more:

  • Wages starting at $23 per hour with $1000 sign on bonus !

  • Great weekly pay (Every Friday) 

  • BONUS pay for perfect attendance each pay period!

  • 10 days ’ vacation after just 1 year 

  • Benefit options after just 60 days of employment

Benefits include:

  • Vacations

  • Paid Holidays

  • Personal days

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life insurance

  • 401(k)

Our Mission:

To be THE BEST in all we do. We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders. All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS.

Our Values:

Determination, Simplicity, Availability, Humility, Sincerity, Discipline, Ownership


This position includes but is not limited to the following duties:

You will be troubleshooting machinery such as Formax, Alkar, Multivac, Flexvac, and Slicer equipment. We will train if you have a background in:

  • Boiler

  • Refrigeration

  • Electrical

  • Schematic Reading

  • Multi-meters

  • Hydraulics

  • Pneumatic troubleshooting


  • Monitor all production areas to ensure the proper functioning of equipment and machinery.

  • Complete assigned work orders.

  • Adhere to Safety Procedures including, but limited to Lock Out Tag Out, Power Industrial Truck, Scissor Lift, Harness/Fall Protection, etc

  • Adjust, repair, and replace electrical and electronic equipment.

  • Promote and encourage safety in all aspects of maintenance.

  • Complete required paperwork.

  • Completes assigned responsibilities and oversees the mechanical work of equipment.

  • Responsible for correcting or facilitating correctable measures when downtime results from mechanical or technical defects.

  • Processes maintenance downtime report for corporate and plant management. Assigns work orders or special projects to maintenance employees.

  • Maintains department budget within specified guidelines.

  • Conducts pre-operational inspection and handles maintenance concerns of Production Supervisors to make sure operation begins as scheduled.

  • Work 40+ hours per week in all areas of the plant.

Maintenance Technician Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Ability to read, write, and speak in English.

  • Ability to perform general mathematical calculations.

  • Mechanical inclination and knowledge of job specifications.

  • Previous hourly maintenance and supervisor experience preferred.

*Work Environment / Physical Demands *

  • Subjected to hot/cold and wet environments 

  • Must have the ability to climb stairs, ladders, etc.