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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Company: Hormel Foods
Location: Mulvane
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Dold Foods is looking for experienced Industrial Maintenance Mechanic's to join our team as a Maintenance Mechanic Technician.

The Maintenance Mechanic's work on a 3-2-2 schedule (3 days on, 2 days off, 2 days on, 3 days off) and work 12 hour shifts. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required, and work in a fast paced team environment.


  • Perform proactive and reactive maintenance on all production equipment, buildings, and grounds
  • Use knowledge and skill to produce equipment and modify existing equipment to meet the needs of the production teams
  • Perform the necessary work with a minimum of direct supervision to identify and solve problems
  • Use communication skills to keep Team Leaders, Maintenance Engineers and fellow team members informed of their progress
  • Practice safe working procedures in accordance with safety policies of Dold Foods
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by management
    • Candidates may complete a maintenance assessment during the interview process
    • Qualified candidates will have either previous relevant experience as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, or related field, or training at an accredited technical school
    • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
    • Ability to work in a team environment on a variety of complex projects
    • Well-developed interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills
    • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
      Applicants must be willing and capable of:
      • Standing in one spot on a work stand or at a work station except during breaks and lunches
      • Climbing up and down 50 steps to both enter/exit the facility and to/from production floor
      • The ability to frequently lift 50 pounds and frequently bend and twist
      • Working on short notice, working 8 to 12 hours per day, work several days in a row if our business dictates and work mandatory overtime throughout the week and weekend
      • Working a day, evening, third, weekend, or 12-hour rotating A or B 3-2-2 shift (Work 3 days, take 2 off, work 2 days, take 3 off)
      • Working in average temperatures of 35-45 degrees or less
      • Working with raw, chilled, processed, or ready-to-eat pork
      • Following our strict sanitation requirements, including but not limited to, wearing hear nets, beard nets, and washing hands frequently, no jewelry, no nail polish, etc.
      • Following our strict safety requirement, including wearing a hard hat, ear/eye protection, vinyl gloves, uniforms, and hand/foot protection
      • Practice safe working procedures in accordance with safety policies of Dold Foods
        Preferred Experience:
        • Welding and working with food processing equipment
        • Working knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
        • Prior food manufacturing or food industry experience
          Company Information

          Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the Dold Foods team!

          Employee Food & Safety:

          At Dold Foods, Employee Safety and Food Safety are our top priorities! We believe every employee has the responsibility to maintain a safe working environment by closely following our safety policies and actively engaging in our safety culture. Also, by adhering to the highest food safety standards, our manufacturing facility is able to produce quality, wholesome foods to our consumers.


          Our benefits package includes a comprehensive health insurance plan, prescription drug plan, dental and vision plan, 401(k) with company match, pension plan, employee assistance and wellness plan, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, vacation and holiday pay, profit sharing, and educational assistance.

          New Employees:

          New Employees at our facility are immediately place on a 90-day probationary period. During this time, employee attendance and performance are closely monitored. While on probation, management reserves the right to move and employee to a different open position anywhere in our facility to meet the needs of the business.

          Dold Foods is a subsidiary of Hormel Foods. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

          We appreciate your consideration of our company as your next employer and we look forward to hearing from you!

Keywords: Hormel Foods, Wichita , Facilities Maintenance Technician, Professions , Mulvane, Kansas

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