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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic - Osceola, IA

Company: Hormel Foods
Location: Osceola
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

* Relocation assistance available for qualified candidates* Osceola Food, LLC has an opening for an experienced Industrial Maintenance Mechanic. Successful candidates will work in our modern food processing production facility located in Osceola, Iowa, and enjoy competitive wages along with a comprehensive benefits package. Industrial Maintenance Mechanics are given regular performance reviews and annual salary reviews. Vacancies are typically on 2nd or 3rd shift with opportunities for overtime. Some vacancies may also have a 3/2/2 rotating schedule working 12 hour shifts. Specific schedules will be discussed during the interview process. Osceola Food, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation, a Fortune 500 Company, produces a variety of products for foodservice and retail consumers, including Hormel-- Bacon 1, Hormel-- Old Smokehouse-- bacon, Hormel-- Natural Choice-- and Bread Ready-- lunch meats, bone-in spiral hams and Hormel-- party trays.Responsibilities:

  • Perform proactive and reactive maintenance on all production equipment, buildings, and grounds
  • Use knowledge and skill to produce equipment and modify existing equipment to meet the needs of the production teams
  • Perform the necessary work with a minimum of direct supervision to identify and solve problems
  • Use communication skills to keep Team Leaders, Maintenance Engineers and fellow team members informed of their progress
  • Practice safe working procedures in accordance with safety policies of Osceola Food, LLC
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by management Qualifications:
    • Candidates will complete a maintenance assessment during the interview process
    • Qualified candidates will have either previous relevant experience as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, or related field, or training at an accredited technical school
    • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
    • Ability to work in a team environment on a variety of complex projects
    • Well-developed interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills
    • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills Applicants must be willing and capable of:
      • Standing in one spot on a work stand or at a work station except during breaks and lunches
      • Climbing up and down 50 steps to both enter/exit the facility and to/from production floor
      • The ability to frequently lift 50 pounds and frequently bend and twist
      • Working on short notice, working 8 to 12 hours per day, work several days in a row if our business dictates and work mandatory overtime throughout the week and weekend
      • Working a day, evening, third, weekend, or 12-hour rotating A or B 3-2-2 shift (Work 3 days, take 2 off, work 2 days, take 3 off)
      • Working in average temperatures of 35-45 degrees or less
      • Working with different types of raw, chilled, processed, or ready-to-eat meats
      • Following our strict sanitation requirements, including but not limited to, wearing hear nets, beard nets, and washing hands frequently, no jewelry, no nail polish, etc.
      • Following our strict safety requirement, including wearing a hart hat, ear/eye protection, vinyl gloves, uniforms, and hand/foot protection
      • Practice safe working procedures in accordance with safety policies of Osceola Food, LLC Preferred Experience:
        • Welding and working with food processing equipment
        • Working knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
        • Prior food manufacturing or food industry experience Osceola Food, LLC produces a variety of products for foodservice and retail consumers, including Hormel-- Bacon 1, Hormel-- Old Smokehouse-- bacon, Hormel-- Natural Choice-- and Bread Ready-- lunch meats, bone-in spiral hams and Hormel-- party trays. The Osceola Food, LLC benefits packages includes a comprehensive health insurance plan, prescription drug plan, dental and vision plan, flex spending account, 401(k) with company matching, pay-for-performance bonuses, employee assistance and wellness plan, life insurance, short-term disability, vacation and holiday pay, and educational assistance. Some positions qualify for relocation assistance. Hormel Foods Corporation, in association with Osceola Food, LLC, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Keywords: Hormel Foods, Des Moines , Industrial Maintenance Mechanic - Osceola, IA, Professions , Osceola, Iowa

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