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Tyson Foods Parts Room Attendant 4 in Kansas City, Kansas

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Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

With minimal supervision the MRO Technician/Buyer purchases, stocks and replenishes parts, tools and supplies etc. to support the safe and effective operation of a state of the art, team based, highly automated meat processing/packaging facility located in Kansas City, KS. The MRO Technician/Buyer helps to control access to a limited access MRO storage area and provides excellent customer service to their maintenance and operational customer. Work with preferred vendors and suppliers to determine the optimum stocking levels, order points and order quantities for all required parts. Take part in periodic cycle counts and complete physical inventories. Understand LEAN and 5S concepts and work to continually improve the safety, service and housekeeping in all areas of accountability. Work closely with the Maintenance Planners and Supervisors to understand the tools, parts and supply requirements of all serviceable to assets and prepare PM kits used to help eliminate wasted time and materials for all maintenance organization. Participate on teams and committees required to support the maintenance organization. Must be able to effectively interact with all plant personnel in order to accomplish plant and individual goals.

  • Utilize the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to purchase and/or manage MRO parts, tools and supplies inventories

  • Properly purchase and/or receive, put away and disburse all MRO parts, tools and supplies

  • Maintain excellent levels of customer service

  • Maintain excellent housekeeping in all areas of accountability

  • Complete all required documentation accurately and in a timely manner

  • Disburse, maintain and use all tools properly

  • Support all maintenance activities as needed

  • Participate on TPM project related teams as needed

  • Identify and/or corrects potentially hazardous conditions

  • Ability to safely operate a forklift

  • Safely perform work, including adherence to Hillshire Brands policies such as lock-out-tag-out (LOTO) and confined space entry

  • Works closely with Maintenance Supervisors, Planners and Technicians to develop opportunities for continuous improvement (LEAN) positive morale and exceptional levels of customer service

  • Assist in the development of individual performance objectives

  • Work cooperatively in a maintenance culture that is focused on continuous improvement (LEAN) positive morale and exceptional levels of customer service

  • Understand and comply with all applicable Hillshire Brands and governing agency policies by which we manage our business

  • High School diploma or GED required

  • College level business courses preferred

  • 2+ years’ experience in MRO purchasing and stock room management

  • 2+ years’ experience working with a CMMS experience a plus- Maximo preferred

  • Prior high speed manufacturing experience is a plus

  • General understanding of industrial mechanical and electrical systems preferred

  • Ability to negotiate favorable price points for MRO tools, parts and supplies

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team based environment

  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word/Excel, etc.)

  • Basic understanding of OSHA regulations

  • Ability to complete basic mathematical calculations

  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills

  • Root Cause problem solving skills a plus

  • Basic understanding of industrial mechanical/electrical systems

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Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

To learn more about our culture, please read Our Purpose.

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