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Swift Prepared Foods (formerly Plumrose USA)
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Moberly MO
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Job Types:
Maintenance Technician, Manufacturing/Mechanical Engr., Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor

Position at Swift Prepared Foods

Job Title: Maintenance Technician 2nd Shift

Location: Moberly, MO

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.

Determination, Discipline, Availability, Simplicity, Sincerity, Humility, Ownership

Essential Duties And Responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned

You will be troubleshooting machinery such as Formax, Alkar, Multivac, Flexvac, and Slicer equipment. We will train if you have a background in:
  • Boiler,
  • Refrigeration,
  • Electrical,
  • Schematic Reading,
  • Multi-meters,
  • Hydraulics,
  • Pneumatic troubleshooting


  • 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.
  • Completes assigned responsibilities and oversees the mechanical work of equipment.
  • Responsible for correcting or facilitating correctable 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 pre-operational inspection and handles maintenance concerns of Production Supervisors to make sure operation begins as scheduled.
  • Work 40+ hours per week in all areas of the plant.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak in English.
  • Ability to perform general mathematical calculations.
  • Mechanical inclination and knowledge of job specifications.
  • Goal oriented and possess root cause analysis skills.
  • Previous hourly maintenance and supervisor experience preferred.
  • Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and practices used in the building, mechanical and electrical trades.
  • Technical schooling with mechanical or electrical emphasis helpful.
  • Industrial construction experience beneficial.

Work Environment / Physical Demands
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds
  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts
  • Ability to climb stairs, ladders, etc.
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle/feel items, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and talk or hear.
  • Plant setting: the plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold (non-weather related), and working near moving mechanical parts
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.

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.

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