Maintenance Technician 1

ConAgra Foods (
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.

Hiring Manager(s): Nathan Wagenknecht

Recruiter: Lee Ann Searcy

Level: Maintenance Tech 1


Essential Job Functions:

  • Support and work cooperatively with production personnel to assure efficient operation of equipment.
  • Follow and perform preventative maintenance on all production equipment.
  • Create/monitor Work Orders as necessary to allow for scheduled repair(s) and parts tracking / availability.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment support systems and components in a timely manner. (e.g., conveyer belts, motors, grinders, etc.)
  • Monitor plant and building systems for efficient operation (e.g., HVAC, air compressors, chiller system, etc.)
  • Assist in new equipment installation and equipment rebuilds.
  • Assist in providing coverage for paid-time off and other leaves, including other shifts.
  • Provide own hand tools required for work.
  • Successfully complete all ConAgra Foods requirements to qualify as a Maintenance Technician 1.
  • Support ConAgra Performance System (CPS) pillars through active engagement on team(s).




High school diploma or G.E.D. required.

Ability to read/write English and communicate effectively with the team.

Perform basic math calculations

1-2 years electrical/mechanical experience or completion of accredited maintenance program


Strongly Preferred:

Two-year technical or associate degree;

Manufacturing or Industrial Skill Certificate from

  • North Central Missouri College
  • MOManufacturingWins Program

2-3 years manufacturing/packaging experience

2-3 years electrical/mechanical experience

PLC troubleshooting experience

Fabrication experience (welding/MIG/TIG)

Ability to use machine shop equipment, (punch press, mills, lathe, grinder and hand tools)

Ability to read/interpret engineering drawings

Experience with SAP and Microsoft Office Suite.

Experience in a manufacturing environment, especially food production.

Experience with TPM / Lean Manufacturing.


ConAgra supports the Missouri Show-Me Heroes program (


Recommend working with either the Trenton or Chillicothe Career Center:


Local Candidates Only. No relocation available for this position.


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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