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Kemin Industries 3rd Shift Maintenance Technician in Des Moines, Iowa


Kemin is seeking a talented Maintenance T echnician to join our team on 3rd shift! The primary focus of this position is to support the production efforts of the plant through maintenance and repair of equipment. It requires the ability to troubleshoot breakdowns and quickly correct problems. It is crucial to have skills in machine repair, welding, piping, machine rigging and mechanical problem solving. This position is also responsible for the fabrication and installation of new processes that are being introduced into the production arena. The hours for this role are 11:00PM-7:15AM beginning Sunday evening - Friday morning.

*$3,000 Sign on Bonus

  • Benefits day 1!

  • Bonus Opportunities!

    We Are Kemin  

    We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us.  

    We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century.   

    We are a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services.  

    For over half a century, Kemin has been dedicated to using applied science to address industry challenges and offer product solutions to customers in more than 120 countries. Kemin provides ingredients to feed a growing population with its commitment to the quality, safety and efficacy of food, feed and health-related products to customers around the world .   

    Established in 1961, Kemin is a privately held, family-owned-and-operated company with more than 2,800 global employees and operations in 90 countries, including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.

    As a Kemin team member, you’ll receive…

    • A competitive financial package - in addition to your salary, we offer an uncapped bonus opportunity, 401k match program, and paid vacation and holidays.

    • Robust health and wellness support - we are proud to offer a fitness reimbursement (for your whole family!), an on-site fitness center, restaurant with seasonal fresh food options (and the ability to order food to bring home), and free fresh fruit in break areas- to name a few.

    • Continued learning opportunities - Kemin offers tuition reimbursement and recently launched a new corporate university with online and in-person training opportunities for growth and development throughout your entire career.

    • The chance to give back to our world - Through our foundation of servant leadership, we are proud to offer ample service opportunities, including paid time off to do so. Kemin has a valued corporate partnership with both The World Food Programme and Habitat for Humanity, in addition to many local initiatives.

    • Opportunities to support our valued educators - Kemin is a proud sponsor of the Iowa Governor's Stem Advisory Council where we fund annual teacher's awards. In addition, we have a robust internship and externship program, and frequently host student tours.


  • Responsible for general and routine maintenance including: welding, electrical, etc.

  • May need to be available to be on-call.

  • Fabricate components from blueprints

  • Machinery assembly and disassembly

  • Preventative maintenance and repairs

  • Must be able to follow all safety requirements

  • May be responsible for assisting with installation of equipment


  • High School degree with up to 3-5 years of related experience or technical school with 2-3 years of related experience

  • Ability to read blueprints and technical manuals

  • Basic electrical troubleshooting

  • Time management skills

  • Qualified with Lockout-Tagout, Confined Space, Hot-Work Procedures, and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

  • Basic Technical skills, including: machine repair, piping, machine rigging, HVAC, etc.

    Kemin is an equal opportunity employer, and all reasonable accommodation will be considered.

    A post-offer background check and drug screen is required. Additional pre-employment requirements may be necessary based on position.


LocationUS-IA-Des Moines

Posted Date2 weeks ago(9/14/2022 4:39 PM)

Job ID 2022-8467

Positions 1

Category Maintenance

Position Type Regular Full-Time