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JBS USA MAINTENANCE HOURLY in Louisville, Kentucky

POSITION: Mechanic

DEPARTMENT: Maintenance

LOCATION: Louisville


  • Must pass a mechanical knowledge test.

  • Physical demands: Climbing including ladders, lifting, working with a variety of hand and power tools, shop machines and tools.

  • Work environment: Must be able to work in areas of extreme heat, and cold conditions.

  • These are day and night shift positions

  • HS diploma or GED required.

  • 2 – 3 years of industrial mechanic experience in a food industry environment preferred.

  • Basic computer skills a plus.

  • Licenses not required, willing to train.

  • Position requires a drug test and background check.

  • Must be able to learn quickly and make good decisions.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment and perform a variety of duties.


  • Experienced and knowledge of high speed manufacturing /packaging equipment to include hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, valves, cylinders, case formers, labeling equipment, fillers, and conveyors. Knowledge of welding (S/S, Mig, Tig).

  • Day to day maintenance and repair to equipment.

  • Perform Labeling and Tagging of systems and/or checks for verifications.

  • Troubleshoot and repair high speed food processing and packaging equipment.

  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical and electrical problems on production equipment.

  • Support the plant equipment, and maintaining a safe plant meeting all federal, state and local environment requirements.

We offer a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.

JBS is an equal opportunity employer.

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