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Prestage Maintenance Technician in Eagle Grove, Iowa

Responsible for the general maintenance; hydraulic and electronic systems while ensuring maximum production quality and quantity while promoting safety throughout the maintenance department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assist with reducing downtime and increase efficiencies when completing repairs and maintenance equipment.

Works toward accomplishing objectives regarding production, technology, and resource needs.

Complete all assigned installs, test, maintenance, and repair of facilities and equipment.

Assist with strategies to reduce mechanical downtime and keep product flow and production.

Participate in all maintenance training to keep up with the most updated version of operating procedures.

Assist when possible with the operation of plant equipment and systems to minimize unplanned downtime and anticipate problems to identify opportunities for continuous improvement.

Complete maintenance KPIs such as asset utilization, maintenance cost PM, and are finalized as scheduled.

Follows all safety, health, and environmental policies while maintenance equipment. Any other duties as assigned by direct supervisor.


Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or knowledge equivalent too.

Must have 2 years of industrial maintenance experience in a food manufacturing facility.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals.

Thorough knowledge of world-class maintenance management systems, work order processes, preventive/predictive maintenance, TPM, etc.

Demonstrates required skills; adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity; keeps technical skills up to date.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to interact with all levels of management and customers.

Ability to plan work on a daily schedule, work independently and be a highly motivated individual.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and apply those concepts to practical situations.

Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task and to work with accuracy and attention to detail.

Ability to perform this job successfully, an individual should have a high proficiency of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) Word Processing software.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms; climb ladders and platforms or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must be able to enter confined spaces wearing all applicable safety equipment. The employee may be required regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)

  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)

  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)

  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)

  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)

  • Short Term & Long Term Disability