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Maintenance Generalist - 3rd shift - Full-Time-Alexandria, KY 41001

Company: Tyson Foods
Location: Carmel
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details:

If you are looking to make an impact in a meaningful way, join us at Tyson Foods where we are raising the world's expectations for how much good food can do! We create quality products in a safe environment for our team members. We offer growth opportunities and room for advancement. This facility produces hot dogs, cocktails, and sliced meats.

Position Description:

Maintenance technicians are responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing all equipment and company assets while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


  • This position requires the ability to work with programmable logic controllers (PLCs), read blueprints, ladder logic, electrical, and hydraulic and pneumatic schematics to troubleshoot machines and improve systems and processes.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair all preventative and corrective maintenance on plant equipment and plant support equipment including but not limited to Scales, Dumpers, Mixers, Cookers, Chillers, Slicers, Packaging Machines, Conveyors, Palletizers, and Pallet Wrappers.
  • Repair, modification and improvement of facility and production equipment with proper and precision techniques.
  • Must have comprehension and troubleshooting skills relating to computer/PLC controlled equipment, motor control systems, servo motors, pumping systems, 3 phase industrial electrical systems and mechanical systems and mechanical knowledge and troubleshooting skills relating to gear reducers, chain/belt drives, electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, ladder logic, conveyors, heat exchangers, pumps, piping systems and vacuum pumps.
  • Must be able to complete mathematical calculations.
  • Provide corrective actions to all levels of equipment/system failures utilizing root cause analysis and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Ability to fabricate and weld various types of metals is a plus.
  • Utilize the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to assist in the development and the execution and follow-up on maintenance activities.
  • Safely perform work, including adherence to Tyson Foods policies such as lock-out tag-out (LOTO), Arc-Flash, hot work permit and confined space entry.
  • Works closely with Maintenance Supervisors and Planners to develop opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Work cooperatively in a maintenance culture that is focused on continuous improvement (Lean), positive morale and exceptional levels of customer service.
  • Must have the ability to work in a successful team-based environment with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work off shifts, weekend, and or holidays as needed.
  • Should have basic understanding of OSHA regulations.
  • Must be willing to withstand wet, humid, cold, and hot environment.
  • Must be able to work in a refrigerated area with ambient temperature of 40 degrees.
  • Must be willing to lift and move up to 40 lbs. as well as walk or stand on hard floor for 8-12 hour days.

    • 2 years of industrial maintenance experience is required and/or industrial maintenance education combined.

      Candidates who have previously worked for Tyson will have a minimum rehire waiting period of 180 days and are limited to 3 times of employment.

      Relocation Assistance Eligible:

      Work Shift:

      3RD SHIFT (United States of America)

      Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

      Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

      We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

      CCPA Notice. If you are a California resident, and would like to learn more about what categories of personal information we collect when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information, please read our CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection, click here .

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