Entry Level Mechanic - Military veterans preferred

Conagra Brands (www.conagra.com)


  full-time   employee

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.
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: $19.67 per hour
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.