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Smithfield Foods Maintenance Mechanic in WICHITA, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11367152

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Performs repairs and troubleshooting on food processing equipment to include, but not limited to: stuffers, vacuum pumps, mixers, grinders, packaging machinery, conveyors, hydraulic units, multivacs, and ovens.

Core Responsibilities

Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:

+ Installs replacement belts, filters, gears, chains and valves.

+ Rebuilds valves, pumps and gearboxes.

+ Troubleshoots pneumatic, electric and hydraulic machine problems and makes necessary repairs.

+ Performs repairs to machines involving machine guarding, bolt replacement and breakdowns due to mechanical wear.

+ Welds machine components.

+ Performs preventive maintenance tasks such as lubricating parts, d ives chains, etc.

+ Handles installations, including hooking up air, water, gas and the alignment and leveling of equipment.

+ Acts as a lead by training, mentoring and providing guidance to less experienced and hourly Maintenance employees.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


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