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Maintenance Technician - BioScience

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Your OpportunityVisit 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 devices.
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 needed).
Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and Safety Practices at all times.
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 machine.
Dismantles defective machines, equipment, pumps, and installs new or repaired parts.
Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings gears, and other parts of machinery.
Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical/electronic components of machinery and equipment.
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 outside contractors.
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 communication devices.
Career BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit 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 law.

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