Maintenance Technician

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Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Company: Agropur

Location: Hull, Iowa

Description: Invest in you, Join Agropur. We dairy you!

How Agropur invests in YOU:

  • Competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package focusing on your physical, financial, and emotional health to include the following perks as well as the standard benefit offerings:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long-term Disability Insurance  
  • 401(k) with up to 7% company contributions
  • 3 Weeks PTO on day 1
  • Paid holidays and 2 floating holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy work/life balance
  • Structured team environment
  • Respectful and family-like culture

What’s involved in this role:

The Maintenance Technician performs routine and break down maintenance on processing and packaging equipment and is responsible for keeping the plant running and in compliance with all rules and regulations by using safe methods of equipment repair/upkeep. Efficiently performs electrical wiring, repairs/replaces valves and pumps, performs sanitary welding and moderate pipe fitting, performs utility inspections, as well as performs and assists in repairing, updating and/or installing equipment.

  • Relocation bonus offered to eligible candidates
  • Days and Nights Shifts Available (5a – 5p or 5p – 5a)
  • 2-2-3 rotational schedule
  • Work only 14 days per month and get a long weekend every other weekend!
  • Double time on Sunday and holidays
  • Shift differential

Where you’ll be working:

Our Hull, Iowa, plant is home to approximately 180 employees. We produce mozzarella, parmesan, romano, cheddar, gouda, and Monterey Jack cheeses as well as various whey streams. Agropur’s US operations produce 1 billion pounds of quality, award-winning cheese each year. We create more than 20 different varieties, and provide whey protein and dry ingredients which are by-products of the cheesemaking process. As one of the world’s largest dairy producers, Agropur partners with some of the most recognizable food, beverage and nutrition brands to help feed the world. Better Dairy. Better World. Agropurus.com 

We dairy you! JOIN AGROPUR.

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

Experience, Skills, and Abilities:

What you need to join our team:

  • Ability to walk, stand, bend and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Mechanical and electrical aptitude required.
  • Minimum four (4) years of industrial maintenance experience required for highest end of pay scale.
  • Willingness to learn and work as a team
  • Desire to grow with a stable company 

Hours/Employment Type: Full Time

Wage:

  • $27.18/hour - $34.80/hour (based on experience) 
  • Up to $70,668 - $91,780 annually after factoring in shift differential, overtime and double time
  • 2 pay increases within the first year!
  • Skill progression potential 

How to Apply: Visit our online posting

Questions? Please contact Chelsea Huttsell, (e-mail: chelsea.huttsell@agropur.com), (920) 224-2418