Maintenance Mechanic Technician - Military veterans preferred

Conagra Brands (


  full-time   employee

Fort Madison
United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
Conagra Brands is looking for Maintenance Mechanic Technicians to staff its Armour plant in Ft. Madison, Iowa! The Vienna Sausage capital of the world is looking for candidates that have a strong work ethic, possess strong technical and mechanical aptitude, capable of making equipment adjustments based on sound decisions and have the desire to work in a team-based environment.
Main Responsibilities
Perform job with utmost Caution and Safety. Ensure no Safety incidents to Self or Others
Repair and maintain all assigned machinery
Troubleshoot machinery, analyze, and implement corrective procedures
Use all associated tools, machines, and diagnostic equipment
Create and close out own work orders and maintain inventory in SAP system
Regular, reliable attendance is necessary
Overhaul production lines or building structure as needed.
Ensure efficient operation of all production lines including mechanical services.
Perform all work conforming to Conagra Foods, federal, state, and local standards and codes.
Ability to carry out the following functions: parts manufacture troubles shooting, and proper operation of shop equipment.
Follow all Safety, and Good Manufacturing Policies.
Exhibit flexibility when required for special projects or any areas of the facility when needed.
Provides operator training in the areas of safety, set-up, and changeover.
Assists in construction type work involving the removal or installation of equipment.
Perform other duties and assume additional responsibilities as assigned by Maintenance Manager.
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be able to effectively use the English language, in verbal or written form
Must be able to effectively communicate and interpret work instructions and safety rules
Ability to pass criminal background check and pre-employment drug test.
Able to lift 40 pounds consistently
This position is responsible for timely, effective, and accurate communication between shift team members as well as team members from other shift crews.
Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces
Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends
Willing and able to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary personal protective equipment
Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment
Ability to learn and accurately interact in SAP
Positive team player
Excellent analytical and decision-making ability
Strongly preferred working knowledge and/or experience in:
Hydraulics & Pneumatics
Mechanical assemblies (gearboxes, drives etc)
Layout and fabrication – includes heli-arc, stick, and gas welding ability
Preventive maintenance and repair
Basic electrical knowledge (3 phase, breakers, schematic reading, etc.)
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.