JBS USA GB MAINTENANCE TECH - 3rd Shift in Plainwell, Michigan

Maintenance Technician - 3rd Shift

Purpose & Scope :

Maintains, tests, repairs, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components. This position applies knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical principles to insure consistent reliable operation of the technical equipment within and around a production area

Principle Responsibilities :

List and describe (in order of importance) the specific tasks, assignments, level of discretionary authority and/or functions performed.

•Troubleshoot, repair and maintain mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

•Develops and executes planned maintenance programs for equipment within and supporting production areas.

•Develops and executes training for the maintenance team to insure proper skill level is maintained to support the equipment for this operation.

•Works with the Corporate Engineering controls team to plan and execute technology based projects.

•Insure compliance to Local, State and Federal safety programs and works with the facility safety team to insure plant programs meet these requirements.

Working Conditions:

•Physical demands: Climbing including ladders, lifting, working with a variety of hand and power tools, shop machines and tools.

•Work environment: Must be able to work in areas of heat, and cold conditions.

•This position will work a rotating shift assigned to either days or nights.

Education : Minimum of High School

Preferred an associates on a technical or mechanical vocation.


•1-2 years’ experience in an industrial production facility or trade experience preferred.

Special Skills:

•Strong computer skills

•Must be able to learn quickly and make good decisions

•Must be able to work in a team environment and perform a variety of duties

•Strong mechanical aptitude

•Strong technical skills

•Ability to communicate fluently in English, both written and verbal


•Great pay and benefits.


•Rotational, 12 hour shifts/4 days a week/3 days off

•Requires overtime work

JBS is an EOE/M/F/Veterans/Disabled and Drug Free Workplace