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Facilities Maintenance

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Wilson
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Your OpportunityA great job and a great future await you at Smithfield Foods. As the world's largest pork processor and largest hog producer in the United States, we're a $16 billion global food company with more than 55,000 employees. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us.
Our team members receive industry-leading wages and are eligible for great benefits packages Hourly Maintenance Competitive Starting Pay: $20.00 - $28.50
1st shift
Comprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and More In addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional development, and tuition assistance. Responsible for maintaining all building and grounds for Smithfield Specialty Foods Group. Ensures facilities are safe, up to code, and fully operational. Works with third-party vendors such as janitorial service and lawncare providers to ensure cleanliness of all employee areas. Responsible for transporting product between the Plant and DC and from the DC to outside locations via a van or lighter vehicle. Core ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities and tasks are written as follows: Responsible for maintaining the Facility and Grounds. This position requires the basic knowledge of General Maintenance and Mechanical components of a manufacturing facility. The associate must be able to work in a team environment, or individually with little or no supervision. Must comply with all Company safety rules (Lockout/Tagout, etc.), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP'S), and all Process Safety Management (PSM) regulations.
Performs preventive maintenance tasks such as lubricating parts, drive chains, etc.
Installs replacement belts, filters, gears, chains, and valves.
Performs repairs to machines involving machine guarding, bolt replacement, replacing motors and tracks on conveyer belts, and breakdowns due to mechanical wear.
Maintains buildings and grounds in top condition to ensure full and productive use of all facilities.
Acts as substitute custodian when necessary
Works with vendor contracts such as custodial services, etc.
Performs painting of interior and exterior surfaces.
Mows, trims, edges, fertilizes landscaped areas; weeds, prunes, mulches, fertilizes and sprays trees, plants and shrubbery.
Inspects assigned areas; corrects or reports safety hazards; cleans and maintains facility grounds, paved areas and paths for employee use.
Performs snow removal and salting of facilities and access ways.
Operates and maintains a variety of hand and power tools and equipment related to work activities.
Observes safe work methods and uses safety equipment; secures worksites from safety hazards as necessary; attends safety meetings.
Transports product as needed between the Plant and DC and from the DC to outside locations via a van or lighter vehicle.
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.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 60 lbs.
Good mechanical skills.
Must have experience in Plumbing, Carpentry, Building Interiors and Small Equipment.
Must be able to work in 10 to 100-degree temperature.
Must be able to work without constant supervision.
Must be able to work flexible hours.
Must be able to work overtime.
Shows initiative by volunteering readily, undertaking self-development activities, and seeking out increased responsibilities.
Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Wet and/or humid.
Moving mechanical parts.
Extreme cold.
Electrical and/or vibration shock. 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 law.

Keywords: Smithfield Foods, Wilson , Facilities Maintenance, Professions , Wilson, North Carolina

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