Maintenance Generalist in Portland, ME at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 7/1/2018

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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.


Preventively maintains, troubleshoots, repairs, replaces and alters defective equipment. Provides maintenance on complex production equipment. Responsible for controlling inventory and requisitioning appropriate parts. Performs maintenance checks on buildings and equipment. Maintains electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems. Complies with company safety and sanitation guidelines. Performs general equipment repair and installation of safety equipment when necessary. Teams with production staff to encourage proper use and care of all equipment. Maintains appropriate maintenance and repair logs. Follow Good Manufacturing Practices. Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area. Follow all required work safe practices. This would include lockout-tag out requirements and wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc. Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately. Perform other duties as assigned. The team member must be willing to frequently lift up to 50 pounds and push up to 100 pounds. Can effectively work in a team environment. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.


An Associate's Degree in Electrical Mechanical Science or experience in a related field. 2 years minimum experience in a maintenance role, with minimum experience with one or more technical experiences including but not limited to Mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, computer controlled equipment, and PLC. Propane Natural Gas License - large equipment, Boiler Operator High Pressure License and PLC Automation Controls experience preferred. Ability to inspect equipment, recognize potential problems and independently take appropriate corrective action to prevent component failures or equipment down time Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.

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.

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