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JBS USA MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN in Marshville, North Carolina

Maintenance Mechanic Pay Rate between $23.68 - $32.88per hour - based on experience$2.00 shift premium$2.00 per hour attendance bonus if you have perfect attendance for the week

We are offering a $1000 sign-on bonus !

Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • 401K contributions

  • Better Futures Program –2 Year Community College tuition paid for you or your dependents!

  • Opportunity to grow your career through our Supervisor Development Program

    At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition , which means the safety of our team members comes first - always. This includes increased safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, such as enhanced cleaning and sanitation, face coverings, temperature screens and plexi -glass or plastic barriers. We are also working to secure vaccine availability for our Team Members.


  • Construct, maintain and test mechanical equipment, machinery and components

  • Identify parts or machines needing new or replacement parts

  • Utilize shop mathematics to complete assignments

  • Interpret drawings of equipment in order to properly adjust, maintain or repair machinery

  • Respond to requests by production area when mechanical issues with equipment have been identified

  • Communicate with production management and personnel to diagnose problems and to determine potential mechanical problems

  • Perform preventive maintenance

  • Complete assigned tasks with accuracy and efficiency, in regards to time as well as resources

  • Team member will be assigned equipment that he/she is responsible for maintaining the preventive maintenance schedule assigned to the equipment by plant Maintenance Manager or Maintenance Supervisor.

  • During operational hours of the processing plant, the team member will perform maintenance repairs and adjustment in his/ her assigned operations area.

  • Team member will be assigned tasks to be completed on a daily basis and designated by the maintenance supervisor.

  • Team member must have knowledge, comprehension, and be able to perform the following tasks: motor repair, voltage notification on equipment; utilize safety policies and procedures each and every time to ensure safe work environment--lockout tagout , confined space, fall protection; compliance with Pilgrim’s food safety program

  • Team member will be on their feet up to 12 hours in any given shift with provided 2-30 minute breaks

  • Team member must be able to grasp tools, bend, lift, squat, reach as needed dependent on the requirements of the task at hand; Must be able to work in temperatures ranging from 40-50 degrees and/or the temperature equivalent outside temperatures on any given day.

  • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor or manager.

    EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required. Technical school preferred.


  • Minimum 1-2 years industrial maintenance experience

  • Knowledge of industrial manufacturing equipment

  • General mathematic ability required to perform job

  • Ability to read and interpret documents and drawings

  • Basic knowledge of standard and metric measures

  • Must be able to work assigned days/shifts (including some weekends)

  • Electrical experience a plus

    EOE /Vet/Disabled