Maintenance Generalist in Walnut Grove, MS at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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Career Description

This position is responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing all equipment and company assets while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


This position will be responsible for multiple tasks relating to preventive maintenance and repair on all feed mill equipment. This position requires frequent standing on hard surfaces, bending, stooping, walking, climbing ladders in excess of 100 ft., and lifting up to 100 lbs. This position holder must be willing to assist in spare parts inventory control and procurement. All Tyson Foods policies must be followed to include Tyson s Preventive Maintenance Program, Animal Welfare and Bio-Security guidelines. Complete all other tasks assigned. Work Environment Inclement conditions to include working indoors in a hot non-toxic airborne dusty environment and exposure to outside weather conditions.


This position works Monday-Friday from 6 30 am - until finished and must be able to work flexible hours. To be considered for a maintenance position, applicants must have at least 1-year industrial maintenance experience or the equivalent certifications from a technical school. Must have the ability to fabricate by welding and cutting. Applicants must live within 45 miles of the facility. Must be able to obtain powered industrial truck certification. Must be able to read and write in order to follow Tyson preventive maintenance program. Must not own, possess, or otherwise maintain any domestic, wild or exotic fowl to be considered.

Tyson Foods, Inc. voluntarily participates in the E-Verify system and uses all tools made available by the federal government to confirm the employment eligibility of all team members. Persons offered employment with Tyson Foods are required to provide documentation proving their employment eligibility, and all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the E-Verify process.