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Cargill Maintenance Technician in Timberville, Virginia

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 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 Location: Timberville, VA

Job Type: Full Time

Shift Available: 2nd

Compensation: $28.39/hr - $38.29/hr

Benefits Information

  • Shift differential (pay based on experience & qualifications)

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance

  • Health and Wellness Incentives

  • Marathon Health Clinic (Employer sponsored health center)

  • 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

  • Using hand tools to perform maintenance on production machinery

  • Ensuring food safety and quality

  • Cleanliness and housekeeping

Required Qualifications

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

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Ability to read/write/speak English

  • Ability to work with variety of hand tools

  • Must be able to understand and use blueprints, schematics, and installation/operation manuals to install and repair equipment

  • Extensive knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, and mechanical principles

  • Ability to work flexible hours and shifts

  • Accuracy, precision, and dependability are a necessity

  • Must be a self-starter and have good communication skills

  • Must be a team player, but also must be able to work well alone

  • Specific eye requirements: No contact lenses allowed in engine room when welding or electrical troubleshooting and repair

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous production or maintenance experience

  • Four years maintenance experience

  • Previous Cargill experience

  • Work history in the past 12 months

  • Must have knowledge of OSHA regulations governing this area

  • Candidates should be currently enrolled or have completed an apprenticeship program or have an equivalent educational background

  • Experience in solid state controls and devices including PLC. Frequency drives and HIM, is a plus

​​​​​​​ 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

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