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IOWA PREMIUM BEEF Part-time Maintenance Technician in TAMA, Iowa

Part-time Maintenance Technician

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Are you looking for Part-Time work? Less than 30 hours per week? Then Iowa Premium, a National Beef Company in Tama, Iowa, may be the place for you!

Iowas Premium is looking for qualified professionals with experience in food processing to join our Maintenance Team as a Part-time Maintenance Technician. If you have prior experience in a maintenance role at a food production facility, electrical experience or ammonia/refrigeration experience, we want to talk to you TODAY! With competitive pay and benefits, safe and stable work, and an environment that is caring and supportive, Iowa Premium could become your next career move!

Hourly wage for this position starts at $25.50.

For more information on Iowa Premium, click here!


Maintenance Technician position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Rebuilding, repairing, and/or replacing equipment/machinery/parts
  • Performing preventative maintenance
  • Installing equipment/machinery/parts
  • Inspecting and troubleshooting equipment and systems
  • Creating daily activity reports
  • Collaboration with management and other departments regarding maintenance issues throughout the facility
  • Examines, tests, and measures product from assigned equipment for quality specifications, using gauges and instruments, and records data on appropriate forms. Checks product for visual defects.
  • Instructs and directs any maintenance trainees assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

This is a safety sensitive position. This is an on-site position.


The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Mechanical skills and understanding of basic machine functions
  • Ability to use common tools such as hammers, saws, drills, and wrenches
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness to work and be on time when scheduled
  • Ability to read, write and speak English preferred
  • Strong work ethic and eye for detail
  • Exemplary safety record (with previous employer)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

The following experience is preferred but not required:

  • Ammonia/Refrigeration systems
  • Electrical
  • Food processing
  • General knowledge of plant layout and production floor equipment and processes

Physical requirements for this position are as follows:

  • Climbing occasionally
  • Stooping occasionally
  • Crouching occasionally
  • Standing for 8 or more hours per day
  • Talking
  • Hearing
  • Walking frequently
  • Pushing frequently
  • Pulling frequently
  • Grasping frequently
  • Repetitive motions frequently
  • Lifting: 0 - 100#
  • Environment: Hot and Cold
  • Environment: Some exposure to the elements

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time.

Company Overview

Iowa Premium, a National Beef Company, is dedicated to being the premier supplier of premium family farm-raised corn-fed Black Angus beef. Our employees are key to our success. We offer a variety of employment opportunities in our production and packaging facility in Southeast Iowa. We strive to be a preferred employer in Tama County, whether it's measured by the number of people employed or the good we do in the community. Come join our family!

National Beef is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qua ified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, natural origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, or status as a disabled individual.