Maintenance Technician in Lake Norden SD

Agropur Inc
Title: 
Maintenance Technician
Date: 
06/17/2022
Job ID: 
JR16476
Location: 
Lake Norden SD
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Maintenance Technician, Manufacturing/Mechanical Engr., Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor
For Current Agropur Employees:

Please apply for this job through the Career application of your Workday Home Page.

Job Type:
Regular

Working at Agropur means choosing a committed employer who invests daily to give its employees the means to develop professionally. It is also means being part of a large family where simplicity and honesty are lived on a daily basis and where the management style is based on integrity, openness and autonomy. Invest in yourself and join Agropur to realize your full potential.

Working at Agropur means choosing a committed employer who invests daily to give its employees the means to develop professionally. It is also means being part of a large family where simplicity and honesty are lived on a daily basis and where the management style is based on integrity, openness and autonomy. Invest in yourself and join Agropur to realize your full potential.

Invest in you, Join Agropur. We dairy you!

What Agropur invests in YOU:

  • Two pay increases within first year of employment!
  • Comprehensive benefits package focusing on your physical, financial and emotional health to include the following perks as well as the standard benefit offerings:
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan with up to a 7% company match
    • Paid Time Off (available on day 1)
    • Tuition Reimbursement Program
    • Employee Discounts
    • Bonus Program
    • Uniform Program
    • Shoe Allowance
    • Support and resources to meet everyday challenges
    • Wellness resources to help you stay fit and well
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities
  • Leadership Development and Mentorship Programs
  • Opportunities to support our local communities
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committees
  • Chance to apply best practices in sustainability and environmental initiatives
  • Commitment to producing high quality nutritious products and providing nourishment around the world


What this role is all about:

We are looking for a Maintenance Technician in Lake Norden, SD .

The Maintenance Technician performs routine and break down maintenance on processing and packaging equipment, and is responsible for keeping the plant running and in compliance with all rules and regulations by using safe methods of equipment repair/upkeep.
  • Work only 7 out of 14 days
  • $1.50 differential pay for hours worked from 6:00pm - 6:00am
  • Double pay on Sundays


What you need:

Education Required:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.


Experience Required:
  • Maintenance/repair experience or training preferred.
  • Mechanical and electrical aptitude required.


Physical Requirements:
  • Be able to walk and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs


Where you'll be working:
  • Our Lake Norden, SD, plant is home to about 400 employees and boasts a brand new, state-of-the-art cheese and whey facility. The facility produces monterey jack, muenster, asiago, mozzarella, parmesan, provolone, cheddar and romano cheeses, as well as various whey streams.
  • The Lake Norden area is known for its beautiful lakes and outdoor activities. There are both small and large towns within the area offering great schools and healthcare. Visit the Watertown Chamber site www.watertownsd.com for more information on local events.
  • Agropur's US operations produce approximately 1 billion pounds of quality, award winning cheese each year. The US operations produce more than 20 different cheese varieties along with whey protein and dry ingredients.


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