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Maintenance Technician- 2nd & 3rd Shift -Sioux Center, Iowa - $3000 Welcome Bonus!

Smithfield Foods
Sioux Center, IA 51250
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A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. As the world's largest pork processor and hog producer, we're a $15-billion global food company with more than 52,000 employees. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us.

What we offer:

  • A variety of career paths, including:
    • Production
    • Maintenance
    • Quality Assurance/Food Safety
    • Hog Procurement
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Tuition assistance

#BringHomeTheBacon with industry-leading wages as well as benefits packages that are available after 90 consecutive days of work.

Pay and Benefits included for this role include, but are not limited to:

  • $18.80 - $28.95 /Hourly Starting Pay
  • Currently Hiring for 2nd and 3rd Shifts
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Retirement Benefits
  • $2,500 Relocation Assistance
  • $3,000 Welcome Bonus
  • Gift Options:

After successfully completing 90 days of employment with Smithfield Foods, all new hires who start after 4/5/21 will also be eligible to select a GIFT!

  • Apple Products
  • Samsung Products
  • Amazon Gift Card ($150)

Today, and every day, we stand as a Smithfield Family to #ThankAFoodWorker. And at Smithfield, we reward those who embrace Responsibility.

Additional information about these, and other programs will be provided during orientation to new hire.


  • 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, breakdowns due to mechanical wear and plumbing.
  • Welds machine components.
  • Performs preventive maintenance tasks such as lubricating parts, drives chains, etc.
  • Handles installations, including hooking up air, water, gas and the alignment and leveling of equipment.
  • Complete ALL repair slips given on a daily basis and communicate to the Maintenance Manager if tasks cannot be accomplished before leaving.
  • Complete established preventative maintenance duties on a daily basis.
  • Basic understanding of how steam works.

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.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • High School diploma or GED, required.
  • 2+ years' experience in the maintenance (or related) field, required.
  • Ability to weld stainless steel and other related metals, preferred.
  • Knowledge of electrical circuits and troubleshooting, preferred.
  • Prior experience reading schematics and hydraulic drawings, preferred.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bilingual, preferred.
  • May be required to work long hours and weekends.


Posted: 2021-08-24 Expires: 2021-09-25

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Maintenance Technician- 2nd & 3rd Shift -Sioux Center, Iowa - $3000 Welcome Bonus!

Smithfield Foods
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