SMITHFIELD FOODS: Electrican - Tar Heel, NC

Employer: Smithfield Foods

Job Description:
Your Opportunity
This position has responsibilities to maintain, troubleshoot and repair a variety of electrical and mechanical equipment in a food processing environment. This position requires proficiency in multiple skill clusters, such as electrical controls, fluid power, mechanical systems, welding, fabrication and manufacturing processes. This person will perform medium to high-level machine systems troubleshooting and repair and provide technical support for all phases of the operation. This work will be of average to considerable difficulty in the accomplishment of a variety of mechanical maintenance actions.

A great job and a great future await you at Smithfield Foods. As the world’s largest pork processor and largest hog producer in the United States, we’re a $16 billion global food company with more than 55,000 employees. We’re looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us.

Our team members receive industry-leading wages and are eligible for great benefits packages:

Hourly Maintenance Competitive Starting Pay
$0.50/hr shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shift – $20.55-31.65/ hr
Comprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and More
Looking to move? We will help! Ask about our Relocation Assistance package for Skilled Trades roles! Benefits include, but are not limited to:

Lump Sum payments
Agents to help you sell/ buy
Lease Termination Assistance
Moving of goods and vehicles

In addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional development, and tuition assistance.

This position has responsibilities to maintain, troubleshoot and repair a variety of electrical and mechanical equipment in a food processing environment. This position requires proficiency in multiple skill clusters, such as electrical controls, fluid power, mechanical systems, welding, fabrication and manufacturing processes. This person will perform medium to high-level machine systems troubleshooting and repair, and provide technical support for all phases of the operation. This work will be of average to considerable difficulty in the accomplishment of a variety of mechanical maintenance actions

Core Responsibilities
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.

Works from verbal and written instructions, blueprints, and sketches to complete work orders and PM’s.
Troubleshoots and diagnoses equipment and systems for emergency repairs.
Applies skills, experience, and general knowledge to a wide range of tasks to adjust, repair, dissemble, replace, and reassemble plant equipment.
Performs preventive maintenance routines and inspections.
Utilizes hand tools and common powered hand and shop tools.
Approaches job duties with a sense of accuracy and urgency.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and 2+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
Must be able to read and write fluently in English to communicate and understand technical/ training manuals written in English.
Possess the ability to function effectively in a team environment and interact productively with all levels of team personnel and outside contractors.
Ability to operate a forklift, genie lift or scissor lift preferred
Displays sound judgment, organizational skills, and the ability to work independently with little supervision.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to perform studies on the production floor, work in temperatures ranging from -10 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit and in constant noise, exposure to fumes, dust, mechanical, electrical and safety hazards.
Noise level in the work environment is moderate but can be loud if in the plant areas
Must be willing to work 8-10 hours daily up to 6 days per week with some flexibility.
Career Benefits
To learn more about Smithfield’s benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.

Why Work at Smithfield Foods?
We are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company.

Contact Person: Jaimie Aldridge
Phone: 910-705-5182
Email: [email protected]
Location: 15855 Hwy 87 West • Tar Heel, NC
Application Method: Application online https://www.smithfieldfoods.com/job/careers-28782-0-Electrician
Base Pay: $23.40-$31.65 per hour


Posted on August 14, 2023

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