Maintenance Tech – Variable Shifts – Full Time – Nashville, TN – Nashville, TN 37207

Maintenance Tech – Variable Shifts – Full Time – Nashville, TNNAS00379
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 160,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

This is a full-time position is located in Nashville. Please note you may receive calls from a 952 area code if you are considered for the position.

Cargill Protein

Cargill Protein is the umbrella organization of Cargill’s North American beef, turkey, and food distribution businesses. Our businesses based in Wichita, Kansas, provide wholesome, high quality, nutritious and flavorful products to customers ranging from foodservice operators and grocery stores, to food manufacturers and export markets. These businesses employ more than 28,000 people in the US and Canada, who work at dozens of processing and support facilities.

Cargill Beef

At Cargill Beef, we know that our customers don’t just sell products; they sell the reputations behind those products. Our customers provide people with something that they crave and love and it’s a product that we love, too. And we understand how deeply the quality of our red meat connects to our customers’ reputations. After all, it’s our reputation, too. We have been innovating for the last 150 years to bring our partners new solutions that help nourish the world. We continue to aggressively pursue improvements and produce real results that impact not only our operations but our industry, employees and the world around us. By continuously improving our products, processes and services we are ensuring a better, more sustainable future for our employees, for our customers, for our communities and for our company.

Position Purpose

Maintenance techs have a vital role in the daily operation and reliability of the facility. They are responsible for troubleshooting issues with equipment, for performing preventative maintenance on equipment and assets, and for ensuring equipment is operating as intended. Maintenance techs will perform these tasks with a variety of tools efficiently and safely. Individuals who understand hydraulics, pneumatics, and have a high mechanical aptitude will be successful in this role. Maintenance techs will need to be able to read manuals written in English and be able to write and document information.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Follow all safety, food safety, and environmental programs.
  • Perform safe troubleshooting, installation, routine maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment (pumps, motors, fans, gearboxes, etc.)
  • Read and understand mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and piping schematics
  • Have a basic understanding of electrical to assist in equipment troubleshooting
  • Document daily work assigned on paper for maintenance management system
  • Utilize parts in inventory to repair equipment and follow procedures for documenting usage
  • Identify problems and make suggestions to improve operational processes
  • Work in and promote a positive team working environment

Required Qualifications

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Must have knowledge of hand and power tools
  • Willingness to participate in HAZMAT
  • Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold and be able to lift at least 50 lbs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Able to perform maintenance trades including: electrical, pumps and piping systems and hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Previous experience in production or manufacturing
  • Previous Cargill experience
  • Work history in the past 12 months
  • Communication skills both within and across departments
  • Able to operate heavy equipment
  • Forklift certified

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location:US-TN-Nashville



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