Maintenance Generalist *$1500 Sign-on Bonus* - 3rd SHIFT Full Time - Kansas City, KS 66106
Tyson Foods, Inc.

Kansas City, Kansas

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With moderate supervision provides industrial maintenance support to ensure the safe and effective operation of a state of the art, team based, and highly automated meat processing/packaging facility located in Kansas City, KS. We currently have openings for 3rd shift. This position works 12 hour, overnight shifts.

The Maintenance Technician-Production safely operates and performs a variety of maintenance activities including corrective maintenance (CM), preventative maintenance (PM), and predictive maintenance (PdM) for various computer/PLC controlled production equipment including but not limited to Scales, Dumpers, Mixers, Cookers, Chillers, Slicers, Tray Formers, Case Formers, Conveyors, Robots, Palletizers, Pallet Wrappers and ancillary compressed air, water, steam, gas, electrical, pumping and controls systems. Must be able to safely apply knowledge and troubleshooting skills to all assigned production equipment and the ability to effectively interact with all plant personnel to accomplish plant and individual goals.

  • Perform daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual, and annual maintenance plans and activities in a safe, proper and timely manner while constantly maintaining a high level of craftsmanship. Assist in training of other plant personnel.
  • Utilize the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to assist in the development and the execution and follow-up on maintenance activities including but not limited to inspections, calibrations, repairs and rebuilds.
  • Complete all required documentation accurately and in a timely manner
  • Use and maintain all tools properly
  • With assistance develop ability to provide corrective actions to all levels of equipment/system failures utilizing root cause analysis and troubleshooting techniques
  • With assistance demonstrate ability to utilize advanced maintenance techniques and tools such as thermo-graphic, ultrasonic and vibration analysis to assess the health of production equipment and predict failures before they occur
  • Repair, modification and improvement of assigned production equipment with precision maintenance techniques as necessary
  • Participate on the Kansas City TPM Project teams as needed
  • Identify and/or corrects potentially hazardous conditions
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift
  • Safely perform work, including adherence to Hillshire Brands policies such as lock-out-tag-out (LOTO), hot work permit and confined space entry
  • Works closely with Maintenance Supervisors and Maintenance Planners to develop opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Assist in the development of individual performance objectives
  • Work cooperatively in a maintenance culture that is focused on continuous improvement (LEAN), positive morale and exceptional levels of customer service
  • Understand and comply with all applicable Hillshire Brands and governing agency policies by which we manage our business

Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor


Must have a minimum of one month of mechanic work experience documented in the work history section of the application or be a graduate of an industrial maintenance training program. (can be a combination of employers as long as experience is at least one month)

**At Tyson Foods, the safety of our team members is our top priority. For that reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their 45th day of employment. Successful applicants will need to show proof of at least 1 dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on or before their start date.


Relocation Assistance Eligible:

Work Shift:

3RD SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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