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Cargill Maintenance Technician Multiple Levels in North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Type: Full Time

Shift: Various

Compensation: $26.29- $32.12/hr

Benefits Information:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance

  • Health and Wellness Incentives

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

  • 401(k) with Cargill matching contributions

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Discounts

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Completing preventative, predictive, and reactive industrial maintenance throughout the facility while working in a fast-paced environment around raw meat

  • Operating standard maintenance tools such as power tools, basic hand tools, electric tools, preventative maintenance technology tools, etc.

  • Documenting completed work and the conditions found; utilizing maintenance computer software as necessary

  • Utilizing and working with maintenance trades and components such as industrial electrical/automation, industrial millwrighting, and industrial plumbing, along with completing various building/grounds work

  • Working with automated packaging equipment and conveyor systems

  • Operating forklifts and/or scissor lifts

  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations

  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment

  • Exposure to wet and/or humid conditions in a warm or cool environment, as well as slippery surfaces at varied heights

  • Standing for long periods of time, the use of stairs and ladders, and wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas of the facility

  • Other duties as assigned

Maintenance Technician Level I

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)

  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50 lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation

  • Must be able to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions with the use of PPE, which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc.

  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)

  • Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays with advance notice

  • Basic use of a computer

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

  • Prior industrial food equipment experience or relevant experience in a repetitive/fast-paced environment

  • Basic experience with maintenance trades, such as industrial electrical/automation, millwrighting,and/or plumbing

Maintenance Technician Level II

Required Qualifications:

  • Requirements listed above for the Level I

  • Basic working knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) and Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)

  • Basic industrial fabrication experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior supervisory and/or project leadership experience

Maintenance Technician Level III:

Required Qualifications:

  • Requirements as listed above for Levels I & II

  • Industrial fabrication experience with multiple maintenance trades

  • Prior supervisory and/or project leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

  • Experience working with food industry technology, such as scales, metal detectors, etc.

  • Possession of a maintenance trade professional certification

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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