Tyson Foods Maintenance Mechanic A-B in Tarboro, North Carolina

Maintenance Mechanic A-B

Posted Date 5/7/2018

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Req Id 54772317

Nights Maintenance and Leads Tarboro NC Tarboro Plant 27886


Relocation No

Pay Type non-exempt

Position ID 11210424

Employment Type FULL-TIME


This position is responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing all equipment and company assets while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


Support and follow all Tyson Foods rules and procedures and maintain a good safety record. Good attendance record. Good housekeeping support and follow all GMP procedures. The ability to assemble and disassemble all the equipment that is required to be setup in your area of responsibility. Knowledge of power tools (drills, porter bands, and grinders). Remove and replace sprockets and chains. Repair and replace electrical plugs such as Cannon plugs and drop cords. The ability to repair tabletop conveyors, Wenway conveyors, and lacing belts. Troubleshooting and resolving equipment issues on assigned shift. Performing preventive maintenance on assigned equipment. Lubricating, rebuilding and replacing parts. Responsible for cleaning machinery as related to maintenance. Perform additional tasks as needed to include, but not limited to cross training on other machines and or in other areas.


Must have 3.0 attendance occurrences or less, no more than 1 active disciplinary action, and must have been in current position for at least 6 months. High School Diploma or Equivalent required. 3 years of work experience in a manufacturing environment as an Industrial Mechanic. Basic welding skills (Tig and Stick welding). Programming and timing of the line (for programming insert the values that required operating equipment such as depositor and conveyor speeds). Knowledge and skills in pneumatics and hydraulics. Ability to repair and replace bearing, gearboxes, shafts, and seals. Ability and skills in pneumatics and hydraulic. Basic knowledge of shop tools such as Mill, Lathe, and Drill Press. Basic skills at boring sprockets and cutting keyways into a shafts, and seals. Experience in using Multi Meter, Amprobe, and Magger. Electrical skills to troubleshooting motors, manual switches, disconnect, fuses, and frequency drives. Ability to read and troubleshoot with an electrical blue print. Skill to read and troubleshooting AC, DC circuit controls. Skills in bending and running conduit. Knowledge and skill in industrial control wiring and troubleshooting. Knowledge of programmer logic controller (Allen Bradley 5 15 and SLC 50

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