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Electrician - 1st Shift

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: July 4, 2024

Job Description:

If you are currently employed at Smithfield, please log into Workday and submit your application through the Jobs Hub. A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!Your OpportunityOur team members receive industry-leading wages and are eligible for great benefits packages: Hourly Maintenance Pay starting at $24.65-$31.80/hrComprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and MoreLooking to move? We will help! Ask about our Relocation Assistance package for Skilled Trades roles! Benefits include, but are not limited to: Lump Sum paymentsAgents to help you sell/ buyLease Termination AssistanceMoving of goods and vehiclesIn addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional development, and tuition assistance.
The Electrical Technician is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing electronic and electrical systems and providing technical support to other team members when needed. Preference will be given to candidates with a certification or degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance and/or related college or technical level course work. Core Responsibility Maintains and installs communication cables, power distribution and wiring required for equipment as well as computer systems.Installs, modifies and repairs all electrical/electronic devices.Assists maintenance technicians when troubleshooting electronic and electrical issues.Maintains involvement with operations of the plant processing equipment and scale systems.Demonstrates strong safety leadership skills and follows safe work practices.Follows food safety and good manufacturing practices.Works as part of a team to plan and conduct equipment repairs.Receives work order/request, reviews to determine tools, equipment, time, manpower, parts, and supplies needed.When responding to crisis calls will always arrive at the scene with basic tools and equipment necessary to perform work.Read blueprints, schematics (including electrical), wiring diagrams, technical manuals, etc.Maintains various activity records and logs.Observe equipment or machinery while in operation to detect malfunctions.Test major subsystems or components to localize problem using specialized equipment.Perform preventive maintenance on various electrical/electronic systems and components. Install new equipment/appliances including utilities (i.e., communication data lines, electrical components).Responsibilities include installing, trouble shooting, and maintaining, electrical controls/components in accordance with manufacturer's specification, local regulations, and Smithfield safety policies.Performs preventive and predictive maintenance schedules on mechanical equipment such as pumps, packaging and slicing equipment, harvest and cutting equipment used in manufacturing environment as it relates to electrical/electronic components.Working knowledge and skills in operating a variety of small hand tools and devices used in electrical/electronic troubleshooting and repairsThe 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. Qualifications To 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 . High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 1+ years of related experience and/or training in an industrial mechanical maintenance or food manufacturing environment; or 4 years' direct experience in an industrial mechanical maintenance or food manufacturing maintenance environment, required.Strong knowledge of AC/DC motors, controls, sensors, pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical systems, and troubleshooting.
Computer/device communications using standard protocols including TCP/IP, Ethernet/IP, Device net, Modbus, Hart, SerialKnowledge of programmable logic/automation controllers, human-machine interfaces, hardware, and associated programming languages (Ladder Logic, FBD, SFC, Structured Text). Platforms include Rockwell Automation, Siemens, GE, Ignition. (Preferred)Knowledgeable in processes such as food processing/packaging, water treatment, refrigeration, and boiler control. (Preferred)Basic computer skills and the ability to work independently are also required for this position.Work Environment and Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.Occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 poundsRegularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds utilizing the buddy system or specifically designed lifting devicesSpecific vision includes close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.IndSPR T2 -M&EEEO/AA InformationSmithfield 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.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.Salary Range$24.65 - $30.01

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