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Company: JBS USA
Location: Columbia
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION INFORMATIONPosition Title: Refrigeration TechnicianType of Job Description: New Job DescriptionPosition Type: FulltimeJob Catalog Position Title: Refrigeration TechnicianFLSA Status: HourlyDepartment: MaintenanceLocation: Columbia, MOBusiness Unit: JBS Prepared FoodsReports to: LUIS ORTIZ Years of Experience: 1 - 2 years of refrigeration (Ammonia, CO2, etc) experienceNumber of employees Supervised: NoneSince 1945, Principe has combined its Italian heritage with true craftsmanship to deliver the best Italian meats and charcuterie in the world. To meet growing consumer demand for great-tasting, high-quality Italian meats and charcuterie, Principe Foods is opening a new facility, combining old world traditions with innovative recipes, and expanding the authentic artisan offerings of Principe in the United States.Swift Prepared Foods, a division of JBS USA, the leading global supplier of diversified, high-qualify food products, acquired Principe Foods in February 2022. Swift was founded nearly 150 years ago by Gustavus Swift, a pioneer whose passion and innovative spirit transformed the meat industry.Now it is your turn to join a company with the mission to use these 100-plus years of knowledge to be the BEST in all we do; completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers; a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders. All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS.We are looking for a Refrigeration Technician for the Principe Columbia site that:JOB SUMMARYUnder direct supervision and established procedures, is responsible for maintaining all aspects of the ammonia refrigeration system, boiler, waste water/sewer, compressed air, fire suppression, HVAC and building maintenance tasks as needed. They are also responsible for preventive maintenance and emergency repairs on all equipment as needed.Hourly Rates range from: $23.00-$29.50 based on experience, licenses and/or certificationESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESMaintain and complete work orders and preventive maintenance paperwork in a timely mannerMaintain a log book of all breakdowns and corrective actions takenComplete daily rounds on all equipment; this includes weekends and holidays, 365 days a yearSchedule shutdowns of equipment and machinery for repairs and maintenance without disrupting productionTroubleshoot equipment mechanically and electrically for any issuesUtilize time effectively to best minimize equipment downtime and repairsBe safety-minded and follow lockout-tagout(LOTO) procedures for all equipment that is being worked onBe a team player and not afraid to ask for guidance or help when neededBe on call when needed and able to work alone if the situation calls for itReceive and follow training on LOTO, fall protection, confined space, hot work, and any other training deemed necessary to perform the job safely and effectivelyOrder materials and parts as needed for stock or repairs of equipmentMaintain clean mechanical rooms at all times with no exceptionsWork with several outside vendors and technicians in a professional mannerAssist maintenance technicians with mechanical troubleshooting and repairs as needed or as directed by maintenance leadershipKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESAt least two years in a refrigeration or boiler room preferred.Strong working knowledge of industrial maintenance and electrical functionsAble to learn and follow directions from management and team leadersAble to follow and implement safety rulesAble to read and write in EnglishProficient with time and prioritizing workAble to use a computer for the functions of the engine room and emailAble to be SCBA certified forHaz-MatMust have a current Universal EPA certificationMust have the ability to program drives( Schneider, PowerFlex, ABB, ETC.) and/or WIFI control modules such as KE2, Sensor push, Johnson controls, BAS automation systemDECISION
MAKING AUTHORITY NoneBUDGETARY OR PROPERTY RESPONSIBILITY NoneWORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSOccasionally lift and/or move up to 75 poundsAbility to work 12-hour shifts is requiredNoise level in the work areas can be loud, especially in the ammonia compressor roomWill be regularly exposed to outside weather in all conditionsWill be regularly exposed to chemicals used in the plant and for maintenance processesAble to climb ladders and stairs regularlyAble to climb under and over piping and equipment as neededPlant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold (non-weather related), and working near moving mechanical partsFood manufacturing operations environmentMore about us:Opportunity for career growth
we prefer to promote internal employees into management roles as they are ready for new responsibilities Comprehensive benefits package for full time employees including Medical, 401(k) and free tuition to select schoolsCharitable involvement across Mid-West communities (Hometown Strong)Company Culture (Purpose & Culture)EOE/Vets/Disability

Keywords: JBS USA, Columbia , REFRIGERATION MAINTENANCE HOURLY, Professions , Columbia, South Carolina

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