CHS has an exciting opportunity within our Processing and Food Ingredients Division. We are looking for a Maintenance Technician to do general maintenance throughout the plant. You must be self-motivated, has the desire to learn, and works well with others.
* Maintain all plant equipment and facilities as needed and as efficiently and timely as possible.
* Repair and perform preventative maintenance on all equipment to ensure the most efficient operation of the facility.
* Work with outside contractors in a professional manner to complete jobs in a timely manner.
* Wear eye protection at all times, wear hearing protection where needed, wear a hard hat for head protection and follow all safety rules.
* Work with fellow team members in a professional manner and promote a self directed and empowered workforce.
* Learn to identify problems on equipment and continually monitor equipment while going to and from job sites, and initiate appropriate repair processes.
* Report all parts used to ensure appropriate inventory of parts and equipment.
* Maintain all tools issued and monitor them as their own.
* Complete annual classes as required on Environmental, Health and Safety.
* Be on-call 24/7.
* Perform other duties as needed or assigned.
Basic Qualifications: (required)
* High School diploma or equivalent
* Experience troubleshooting equipment, identify and complete appropriate repairs, and implement measures to prevent reoccurring maintenance problems
* Working knowledge of the operations, control, and functions of equipment and machinery
* Ability to climb ladders and work at heights up to 120ft
* Ability to stand, walk, and climb stairs continuously
* Ability to work in noisy, dusty, and all weather conditions
* Ability to be on-call 24/7
* Ability to work extended hours as needed
Preferred Qualifications: (desired)
* Experience in a food production facility
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