Electrical Technician
Sioux Falls, SD 
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Job Description

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A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!

Our team members receive industry-leading wages and are eligible for great benefits packages:

  • Hourly Maintenance Starting Pay $26.45 - $35.15

  • $1.10/hr shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shift

  • Comprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and More

Looking to move? We will help! Ask about our Relocation Assistance package for Skilled Trades roles! Benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Lump Sum payments

  • Agents to help you sell/ buy

  • Lease Termination Assistance

  • Moving of goods and vehicles

In addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional development, and tuition assistance.

The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.

Smithfield Foods of Sioux Falls, SD is seeking qualified trades people with previous Electrical training & experience to join our Maintenance team. Individuals with Electrical Electronics and/or Electrical experience will be given preference.

Core Responsibilities

Qualified candidates should have a working knowledge of:

  • Programmable logic/automation controllers, human-machine interfaces, hardware, and associated programming languages (Ladder Logic, FBD, SFC, Structured Text). Platforms include; Rockwell Automation, Siemens, GE, Horner, Opto22.

  • Strong knowledge of AC induction motors, controls, sensors, pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical systems, start-up, and troubleshooting.

  • Computer/device networking using standard protocols (Ethernet/IP, Devicenet, Modbus, Hart, DH+/485, ASCII)

  • Knowledgeable in processes such as food processing/packaging, water treatment, refrigeration, and boiler control

Successful candidates will:

  • Demonstrate strong safety leadership skills and follow safe work practices.

  • Work as part of a team to plan and conduct equipment repairs.

  • Conduct routine audits and equipment inspections.

  • Maintain open and professional line of communication with operations.

  • Respond to unplanned/emergency work requests in a timely & effective manner.

  • Follow food safety and good manufacturing practices.

  • Be highly motivated and able to work independently.

Qualifications

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.

  • Journeyman Electrical Licenseor completion of a 2 year degree in either; Robotics, PLC, instrumentation, electrical, electronics, or Megatronics program.

  • Two years of industrial maintenance experience including comprehensive knowledge in three or more of the following areas:

    • Mechanical systems

    • Predictive/Predictive maintenance

    • Maintenance Planning

    • Site utilities

    • System analysis & troubleshooting

    • Pipefitting & welding

    • Machining

    • Metal Fabrication

    • Electricity & motor controls

    • Controls & instrumentation

    • PLC/software & hardware

    • Pneumatics & Hydraulics

  • Basic computer skills and the ability to work independently are also required for this position.

  • Preference will be given to candidates with a certification or degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial maintenance and/or related college or technical level course work.

  • This is a full time hourly position; all applicants should be willing to work all shifts (days/evenings/overnights), extended hours and weekends.

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EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.

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Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$1.10/hr
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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