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JBS USA MAINTENANCE HOURLY in Tupelo, Mississippi

J ob Title: 2nd Shift Maintenance

Location: Tupelo

Our Company, Your Opportunity:

Nearly 150 years ago, Gustavus Swift founded Swift & Company. He was a true pioneer whose passion and innovative spirit transformed the meat industry. This commitment to transformation mirrors that of Swift Prepared Foods today. Swift Prepared Foods (formerly Plumrose USA) is the prepared foods arm of JBS USA, one of the world’s largest meat companies. This is a unique opportunity to be in a start-up environment, with the backing of a Global CPG Powerhouse. 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.

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:

Responsibilities:

  • Perform skilled maintenance activities including construction, welding, brazing, soldering, plumbing and hydraulics.

  • Monitor all production areas to ensure 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

  • Ability to communicate verbally and written in English

  • Goal oriented and possess root cause analysis skills.

  • Ability to lead people toward achieving personal and plant results.

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

  • Responsible for correcting or facilitating correctible 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 preoperational inspection and handles maintenance concerns of Production Supervisors to make sure operation begins as scheduled.

  • Ability to perform general mathematical calculations.

  • Mechanical inclination and knowledge of job specifications.

  • Industrial construction experience beneficial.

  • Previous hourly maintenance and supervisor experience preferred.

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

  • Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and practices used in the building, mechanical and electrical trades.

  • Previous mechanical and related experience required.

  • Considerable knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.

  • Tends to other duties as needed.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Technical schooling with mechanical or electrical emphasis helpful.

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

Physical Demands :

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.

Work Environment:

  • Production and maintenance settings

  • Exposure to various chemicals, machinery, and knives

  • Good attendance and safety records

If interested, please apply at jbssa.com/careers

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

Swift Prepared Foods is an equal opportunity employer.

EOE/ Vet s/Disability

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