Master Mechanic (277918)

Nebraska City, NE
United States
Job Description

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Location: Nebraska City, NE

Job Type: Full Time

Shift(s) Available: 2nd and 3rd

Compensation: $28.90 - $29.90/hr

Sign-On Bonus: $5,000


Benefits Information

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance

  • Health and Wellness Incentives

  • Marathon Health Clinic (Employer sponsored health center)

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

  • 401(k) with Cargill matching contributions

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Short-term Disability and Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Discounts


Principal Accountabilities 

  • Using hand tools to perform maintenance on production machinery

  • Ensuring food safety and quality

  • Cleanliness and housekeeping

  • Responding to radio calls from other departments (production, food safety, safety, etc) for maintenance related actions

  • Communicating with other departments and other maintenance shifts to ensure proper pass down of maintenance related issues to the next shift

  • Documenting daily work assigned on paper and also in the maintenance management system (MAXIMO)

  • Troubleshoot and repair complex problems on all production equipment

  • Utilize parts in inventory to repair equipment and follow procedures in documenting what is issued out

  • Identify problems and make suggestions to improve operational processes

  • Perform modifications to improve equipment performance

  • Contact equipment vendors to assist in troubleshooting issues, researching parts needed, and requesting quotes for parts

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Ability to read, write, and speak English

  • Ability and willingness to train operators and mechanics

  • Ability to work alone without supervision

  • Perform advanced preventative maintenance (PM’s) on plant equipment

  • Troubleshoot PLC’s using schematics and ladder logic

  • Do you know how to troubleshoot motors and variable frequency drives


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous production or maintenance experience

  • Meat processing experience

  • Two years of experience in a maintenance related field

  • Ability to perform basic welding 

  • Work history in the past 12 months


Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet


United States