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Smithfield Refrigeration Specialist in Orange City, Iowa

Job Locations

US-IA-Orange City

Your Opportunity

The purpose of Refrigeration Technician is to maintain, diagnose, repair, rebuild, adjust, perform preventive maintenance and install equipment within and around the facility so as to keep the production operational and have zero loss of production. This individual will perform the duties of a Refrigeration Technician and assist other maintenance personnel on his/her shift and will be responsible for all necessary paperwork and documentation as they relate to the job.

Core Responsibilities

  • Strong knowledge of basic mechanics

  • Knowledge of basic HVAC

  • Knowledge of ammonia refrigeration

  • Strong knowledge of drive components

  • Knowledge of selecting and maintaining bearings

  • Knowledge the operation of pumps

  • Knowledge of developing hydraulic troubleshooting skills

  • Knowledge of basic pneumatics

  • Knowledge of developing pneumatic troubleshooting skills

  • Install and replace bearing and shaft seals

  • Adhere to all safety requirements including PPE, preventing and reporting unsafe acts and conditions, Lock out-Tag out procedures and Process Safety Management related items

Qualifications

  • Strong reading, math, writing, analytical skills required and high school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Must be able to work weekends as needed

  • Must able to lift 100 pounds

  • Must be able to work in confined spaces

  • Must be able to pass a pulmonary function test

  • Must be able to work in -40 to degree temperatures

  • Must not be afraid of heights

  • Perform assigned tasks efficiently with minimum supervision

Work Environment & Physical Demands

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

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

  • Specific vision includes close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

  • Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

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.

  • Plant environment will include wet, damp, cold, slippery and loud conditions with moving parts, and vibrating parts.

  • Noise level in the work environment is usually loud when in the production area.

Careers and Benefits

To learn more about Smithfield’s benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.

PEOPLE MATTER

More than 63,000 employees globally drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.

GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

Working at Smithfield isn't just a job – it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.

BENEFITS

Our people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees.

SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGE

Sustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.

About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936,Smithfield Foods, Inc. (https://www.smithfieldfoods.com/) is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly®" and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in our U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield®, Eckrich® and Nathan's Famous®, among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com (https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&l=en&o=3409886-1&h=2666258769&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.smithfieldfoods.com%2F&a=www.smithfieldfoods.com) , and connect with us onFacebook,Twitter,LinkedInandInstagram.

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

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ID 2022-23081

Job LocationsUS-IA-Orange City

Category Maintenance/Engineering

Type Full-Time

FLSA Status Hourly

Shift 3rd Shift

Adv. IndSPR- Engineering Maintenance

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