Maintenance Electrician Technician - Military veterans preferred

2020-06-20
Conagra Brands (www.conagra.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Fort Madison
Iowa
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 Electrician 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 skills with a solid mechanical aptitude, capable of performing highly diversified duties to install and maintain electronic components of production machines and the plant facility’s equipment, and have the desire to work in a team-based environment.
Main Responsibilities
What you will do:
Execute plans of electrical wiring for well-functioning electrical systems in an industrial/manufacturing environment
Install electrical apparatus, fixtures and equipment
Install safety and distribution components: switches, resistors, circuit break panels, etc
Connect wiring in electrical circuits and networks ensuring compatibility of components
Prepare and assemble conduits and connect wiring through conduits
Prevent breakdown of systems by routinely inspecting and replacing old wiring and insulate cables, cleaning circuits, etc.
Perform effective troubleshooting to identify hazards or malfunctions and repair or substitute damaged units.
Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs electronic tests and inspections, cleaning contacts or circuit boards, ensuring that systems are grounded.
Perform mechanic skills focus on electrical, but not limited to, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facility.
Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas. Be responsible for executing all required quality processes and documentation
Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives in order to increase platform performance
Assists in training new employees
Attend meetings and trainings as required
Perform additional related tasks as assigned
Qualifications:
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.
Repetitive arm and hand motions during working shift
Able to stand on feet continuously during working shift
Able to lift 40 pounds consistently
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
Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to raw food material, fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.
Physical Demands
Essential functions are as follows:
The physical demands described for this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires frequent standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling in tight spaces, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The starting wage for a Maintenance Electrician Technician position is $25.81. Additional wage opportunities are available through a Skill Based Pay system in which an individual can earn up to $29.97 per hour. Conagra Brands also offers shift differential payment for those working off-shift. Full time Maintenance Electrician Technicians will be expected to work a 40+ hour per week. The individual will be required to work overtime, some holidays, and some weekends. (Don't worry - we give plenty of notice regarding scheduled OT!) Additionally we offer a comprehensive benefits package including 401(k), paid time off, and medical, dental, and vision benefits.

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.
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.