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Employer: Smithfield
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57103
Employment Type: Part Time

Smithfield Foods of Sioux Falls, SD is seeking qualified trades people with previous Electrical training & experience to join our Maintenance team.



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.

Minimum Requirements:

A high school diploma/GED and completion of a formal trades training program, or an equivalent number of years of education and maintenance experience.

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
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.

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should visit to apply online, at the South Dakota Career Center or apply in person at:

Smithfield, 1400 North Weber Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57103.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

Smithfield participates in the E-Verify Program.

Contact Information

Carrie Moate
1400 N. Weber Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
Phone: 605-330-3361

Other Information

Category(s): Skilled Labor - Trades, Technical, Maintenance
Industry: Manufacturing
Experience Req.: Yes
Degree Req.: No
Closing Date: 4/9/2018
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