Entry Level Mechanic

ConAgra Foods (www.conagrafoodscareers.com/)
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

United States

Build your career at ConAgra Foods.  At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-paced workplace.

ConAgra Foods in Marshall Missouri, a local supplier of Banquet products, is seeking qualified individuals to fill General Maintenance Mechanic positions.

Requires a minimum of 2 years progressive experience in preventative and general maintenance in a production or manufacturing environment. Welding and electrical experience is a definite plus. Selected candidates may be required to work seven days a week, as well as extended hours in Bargaining Unit facility.

Position Responsibilities

Troubleshoot, remove, install, replace, re-build, repair, & test parts/components on plant & production equipment

Keep mechanical equipment in good condition and working order

Inspect machines and equipment to locate problems, replace defective parts, and make necessary adjustments to ensure a continuous production operation

Use manuals, repair manuals, parts manuals, parts diagrams to troubleshoot plant & production equipment

Use hand & power tools to remove, install, replace, re-build, repair, & test parts/equipment on plant &
production equipment

Perform electrical and/or pneumatic work on production machines as needed

Welding and Fabrication

Maintain good housekeeping and GMP’s

Responsible for maintaining food safety and quality

Must be open to work seven days a week and extended shift schedules

Other duties as assigned


Position Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent

2 years progressive mechanic experience in a manufacturing or production environment.
Vocational tech training in machine maintenance a plus.

Ability to work the scheduled/assigned days and hours including required overtime

Regular attendance to ensure quality coverage requirements are met

Carry and push/pull up to 100 pounds

Ability to read and write English for completion of production/quality documents.

Basic math skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and percentages

Ability to communicate effectively with plant personnel to ensure production issues are addressed and resolved as quickly as possible

Ability to problem solve when production/maintenance issues arise

Familiar with and ability to use basic shop equipment, electric arc welder, plasma cutter, torch and basic hand tools

Familiar with mechanical controls

Electrical experience is a plus


Starting Pay: $18.32 per hour


ConAgra Foods, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


To apply for this job, contact:
Phil Ziolkowski

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