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As the Maintenance Technician in this plant your primary job requirement is to follow the plant maintenance program. Included are the repair, replacement, lubrication and inspection of parts or equipment in production and around the facility. Work is completed out in the plant site or at a bench in the maintenance shop. Weekend work and overtime may be a requirement . The position is for Afternoons but shift rotation may be required to meet training and vacation needs.
Ensure safe, timely and satisfactory completion of all mechanical maintenance work.
Maintain and improve the plants preventive/predictive maintenance system.
Lead problem solving and analyze results of maintenance repairs to ensure plant objectives are met.
Maintain a professional relationship by active collaboration with other departments in the plant.
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada.
Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old.
Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, shoveling, pounding with hammer and work in confined spaces.
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
Ability to work in elevated areas.
Must be able to operate machinery.
Must be able to read/write English.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to work overtime.
Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts.
Basic knowledge of industrial safety, food safety and environmental regulations with absolute commitment to safety.
Rotating on-call weekends, occasional shift rotation, holidays, overtime and additional hours beyond regularly scheduled shift for occasional emergency or planned routine maintenance.
Prior experience in production related work.
Able to perform maintenance trades including gearbox and bearing, maintenance, lubrication, pumps and piping systems, mechanical maintenance and hydraulic and pneumatic.
Able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold.
Able to operate heavy equipment.
High School diploma or Equivalent.
Practical ‘hands on’ experience in a manufacturing/agricultural environment.
Knowledge of the Maintenance Reliability process (predictive and preventative maintenance) and Predictive Technologies.
Automation control, boiler and steam systems training and experience.
Demonstrated computer skills including data entry and data retrieval.
Mechanical aptitude to work from all types of blueprints, maintenance manuals, and drawings and the mathematical knowledge required for such work
Self-starter with ability to work effectively and lead within a team environment.
Strong problem solving skills, good written and verbal communication skills
Strong work ethic and a desire to be part of a high-performing team
This full time position is located in Palmerston, Ontario; however please expect receiving calls from a 204 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.
Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.