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Tyson Foods

employment type: full-time


Tyson Foods
Maintenance Technician
1099 Bob Huber Drive, Alexandria, KY 41001

- Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair all preventative and corrective maintenance on plant equipment and plant support equipment including but not limited to Scales, Dumpers, Mixers, Cookers, Chillers, Slicers, Packaging Machines, Conveyors, Palletizers, and Pallet Wrappers. - Reparation, modification and improvement of facility and production equipment with proper and precise techniques. - Provide corrective actions to all levels of equipment/system failures utilizing root cause analysis and troubleshooting techniques. - Ability to fabricate and weld various types of metals is a plus. - Utilize the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to assist in the development and the execution and follow-up on maintenance activities. - Safely perform work, including adherence to Tyson Foods policies such as lock-out tag-out (LOTO), Arc-Flash, hot work permit and confined space entry. - Works closely with Maintenance Supervisors and Planners to develop opportunities for continuous improvement. - Work cooperatively in a maintenance culture that is focused on continuous improvement (Lean), positive morale and exceptional levels of customer service. - Must have the ability to work in a successful team-based environment with minimal supervision. - Must be able to work off shifts, weekends, and or holidays as needed. - Should have basic understanding of OSHA regulations. - Must be willing to withstand wet, humid, cold, and hot environments. - Must be able to work in a refrigerated area with an ambient temperature of 40 degrees. - Must be willing to lift and move up to 40 lbs as well as walk or stand on hard floor for 8-12 hour days.

- Shift start: 2:00PM
- Shift length: 8.5 hours
- Days: Saturdays and/or Sundays required depending on the week.

- Health, dental, vision insurance
- Paid time off
- 401k

- Requires the ability to work with programmable logic controllers (PLCs), read blueprints, ladder logic, electrical, and hydraulic and pneumatic schematics to troubleshoot machines and improve systems and processes.
- 2 years of industrial maintenance experience is required and/or industrial maintenance education combined
- Must have comprehension and troubleshooting skills relating to computer/PLC controlled equipment, motor control systems, servo motors, pumping systems, 3-phase industrial electrical systems and mechanical systems and mechanical knowledge and troubleshooting skills relating to gear reducers, chain/belt drives, electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, ladder logic, conveyors, heat exchangers, pumps, piping systems and vacuum pumps.
- Must be able to complete mathematical calculations.
- Must be at least 18+ years old
- Must pass drug screen (cannabis excluded)
- Can lift 40 lbs

About Tyson Foods
Tyson Foods is one of the world's largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein. Founded in 1935 by John W. Tyson and grown under three generations of family leadership, the company has a broad portfolio of products and brands like Tyson®, Jimmy Dean®, Hillshire Farm®, Ball Park®, Wright®, Aidells®, ibp®, and State Fair®. Tyson Foods innovates continually to make protein more sustainable, tailor food for everywhere it's available and raise the world's expectations for how much good food can do. Headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas, the company had 121,000 team members at September 29, 2018. Through its Core Values, Tyson Foods strives to operate with integrity, create value for its shareholders, customers, communities and team members and serve as a steward of the animals, land, and environment entrusted to it.


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