Tyson Foods Maintenance Generalist in Waterloo, Iowa

Maintenance Generalist

Posted Date 5/17/2018

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Req Id 54964544

Nights Maintenance and Leads Waterloo IA Waterloo Prepared Foods 50703


Relocation No

Pay Type non-exempt

Position ID 11087678

Employment Type FULL-TIME


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.


Maintenance Generalist positions are responsible for keeping machinery running to maintain continuous production. This includes repairing and maintaining the operating conditions of the machinery and equipment, troubleshooting problems that occur in the day- to-day operation of the facility. The position requires performing work involving hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical and mechanics in general as well as some welding. The team member will also set up, adjust and break down production line machinery and complete daily documentation this is required.


Requires standing, walking, bending, stretching, climbing, pushing, pulling, and reaching. Requires lifting 70+ lbs. and work while standing or walking on hard floors for a period of up to 12 hours. Requires working weekends, overtime and holidays as needed. Requires ability to communicate effectively to all Team Members and management to resolve mechanical failures as well as be able to read manuals in order to repair equipment safely. Requires ability to communicate verbally and in writing and to be able to record information using company provided forms and procedures. Requires knowledge of basic computer skills in order to record information as needed in company computer system. Requires working in hot and cold environments. Must have 6 months of continuous employment within the last 4 years in order to be considered for these positions. If the applicant is not contacted in the month that they applied, they will need to reapply again in the next month to be considered. Requires high school diploma, GED, or on-the-job training. If applicant is internal the additional criteria applies Must not have any disciplinary actions in the personnel file, which includes written warnings and written warnings with suspension within the la

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