Maintenance Technician - BioScience
Company: Smithfield Foods
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Your OpportunityVisit https://www.smithfieldbioscience.com/ for
more information about Smithfield BioScience.
Smithfield BioScience is part of a vertically integrated platform
providing an unparalleled level of traceability and product safety,
while offering innovative solutions to increase functionality and
viability of Smithfield's non-food products for the advanced
development of pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, and medical
Smithfield Foods continues to invest in its BioScience unit and is
one of the only U.S. manufacturers of Heparin Sodium USP. Our FDA
registered facility in Cincinnati manufactures drug substances and
medical device components used in cardiac surgery, dialysis
procedures, blood transfusions, device implantation, and many other
applications. Must have basic knowledge of General Maintenance,
Hydraulic Systems, Pneumatic Pumps, Electrical and Electronic
Systems, and Welding (TIG, MIG). Technician must be able to work as
a team or individually. Must comply with all Company Safety rules
(i.e. Lockout/Tagout, Confined Space, etc.) and Good Manufacturing
Practices (GMP's) always. Salary Range $19.47 - $28.69/hour Core
ResponsibilitiesTo perform this job successfully as trained, an
individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned
Ensure all assigned daily PM's are completed.
Ensure production equipment is in good mechanical order.
Provide assistance to other teams (Production, Quality- when
Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and Safety Practices at
Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment
Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect
malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with
supervisors or other personnel to diagnose problem or repair
Dismantles defective machines, equipment, pumps, and installs new
or repaired parts.
Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings gears, and other parts of
Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and
wiring, and electrical/electronic components of machinery and
Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment.
Installs, programs, troubleshoot, or repairs automated machinery
and equipment such as programmable controllers.
Other duties as needed.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so
classified. May perform other duties as assigned. QualificationsTo
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 1 years
of related experience and/or training in an industrial mechanical
maintenance or food manufacturing environment; or 4 years' direct
experience in an industrial mechanical maintenance or food
manufacturing maintenance environment.
Vocational Diploma, Technical Diploma or Associate's Degree from a
technical maintenance or vocational school, a plus.
Possess the ability to function effectively in a team environment
and interact productively with all levels of team personnel and
Ability to operate a forklift, genie lift or scissor lift.
Can understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to read, write the following; work orders, instructions,
daily reports and machine manuals.
Ability to receive and relate orders/information using various
Career BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit
smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.Why Work at Smithfield Foods? We
are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their
concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company.
PEOPLE MATTERWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees
drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and
rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTWorking at
Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong
career with training designed to help you advance
professionally.BENEFITSOur people matter. That's why we offer
excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time
employees.SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGESustainability is ingrained in our
culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the
future.About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in Smithfield, Va.
since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with
agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs
globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly--"
and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated
protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for
more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments
to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and
reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain
by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity
and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our
communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic
brands, such as Smithfield -- , Eckrich -- and Nathan's Famous -- ,
among many others. For more information connect with us on
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. EEO/AA Information
Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace
diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected
veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other
protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by
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