Maintenance Technician I

ConAgra Foods (
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

United States

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Job Summary

Develop and implement technical aspects including electrical, mechanical and fabrication for R & D projects.  Test, inspect, maintain, repair, trouble shoot, install, fabricate, setup, and operate pilot plant equipment as needed.  Perform training for CAG employees as needed. 


Position Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement technical aspects including electrical, mechanical, machining and fabrication solutions for R & D projects.
  • Test, inspect, maintain, repair, trouble shoot, install, fabricate, setup, and operate pilot plant equipment as needed.
  • Perform training for CAG employees and/or contractors as appropriate.
  • Evaluate and introduce new technical developments as they pertain to R & D or pilot plant activities.
  • Perform and record preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Initiate and implement modifications/improvements to reduce maintenance costs and increase pilot plant capabilities.
  • Drive a box truck and operate a forklift and pallet jack to shuttle equipment between the pilot plant and the corporate warehouse.


Position Qualifications

  • Technical degree in related field highly desired.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in related field required.
  • Experience in food, pharmaceutical or personal care industries desired.
  • Experience in one or more of the following maintenance trades required: machine & equipment repair, metal equipment/part fabrication, welding, metal lathe, equipment trouble shooting/diagnostics, electrical (PLCs & controls), and/or CAD/CAM (solid works).
  • People, equipment, and project management experience desired.
  • USDA, FDA OSHA, & EPA knowledge desired.
  • Proficient in MS Office products.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • First Aid/CPR certified a plus.


Equipment Operation
Hand tools, power tools, welders, milling machine, lathes, drills, saws, presses, fork lift, hand jack  CAD/CAM, personal computer, printer, copier, company vans and misc. pilot plant  R & D equipment.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to lift/carry up to 60 pounds occasionally.
  • Exposure to manufacturing environments for periodic extended work days to include: standing for long periods of time, climb ladders, loud noise, excessive heat, cold, wet, and slippery conditions.







This job description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended, however, to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making decisions related to job performance, employee development and compensation.  As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as required.



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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