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We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Production Maintenance team at JBS Prepared Foods in Council Bluffs, IA.

As a Production Maintenance team member at JBS Prepared Foods, you will receive these excellent benefits, plus much more:

  • Wages starting at $26.25 per hour up to $30.25!

  • Great weekly pay (Every Friday) 

  • BONUS pay of $ 1.00 for every hour worked for perfect attendance each pay period!

  • $1.00 shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shift employees

  • 10 days ’ vacation after just 1 year 

  • Benefit options after just 60 days of employment

Benefits include:

  • Vacations

  • Paid Holidays

  • Personal days

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life insurance

  • 401(k)

Our Mission:

To be THE BEST in all we do. We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders. All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS.

Our Values:

Determination, Simplicity, Availability, Humility, Sincerity, Discipline, Ownership

This position includes but is not limited to the following duties:

You will be troubleshooting machinery such as Formax, Alkar, Multivac, Flexvac, and Slicer equipment. We will train if you have a background in:

  • Boiler

  • Refrigeration

  • Electrical

  • Schematic Reading

  • Multi-meters

  • Hydraulics

  • Pneumatic troubleshooting


  • Monitor all production areas to ensure the proper functioning of equipment and machinery.

  • Complete assigned work orders.

  • Adhere to Safety Procedures including, but limited to Lock Out Tag Out, Power Industrial Truck, Scissor Lift, Harness/Fall Protection, etc

  • Adjust, repair, and replace electrical and electronic equipment.

  • Promote and encourage safety in all aspects of maintenance.

  • Complete required paperwork.

  • Completes assigned responsibilities and oversees the mechanical work of equipment.

  • Responsible for correcting or facilitating correctable measures when downtime results from mechanical or technical defects.

  • Conducts pre-operational inspection and handles maintenance concerns of Production Supervisors to make sure operation begins as scheduled.

  • Work 40+ hours per week in all areas of the plant.

Maintenance Technician Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Ability to read, write, and speak in English.

  • Ability to perform general mathematical calculations.

  • Mechanical inclination and knowledge of job specifications.

  • Previous production maintenance experience preferred.

*Work Environment / Physical Demands *

  • Subjected to hot/cold and wet environments 

  • Must have the ability to climb stairs, ladders, etc.