Tyson Foods Maintenance Generalist in Forest, Mississippi

Maintenance Generalist

Posted Date 10/12/2017

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Req Id 54215372

Nights Maintenance and Leads Forest MS Forest, MS Complex 39074


Relocation No

Pay Type non-exempt

Position ID 11304454

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.


General Maintenance positions are responsible for keeping machinery running to maintain continuous production. You must be able set up, adjust and break down production line machinery. Must be able to learn Tyson SAP and computer based training software to make work orders and fill out the daily documentation that is required in the system. Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English effectively. Must be able to use math as needed to make work related computations machinery, fluid capacities, etc. Must be able to lift 70 lbs. on a daily basis and be able to work on your feet for a period of 12 hours. Must furnish own hand tools.


Entry level plant maintenance positions require applicant to be mechanically inclined. Mid-level plant maintenance positions require one year of experience in industrial maintenance, or the equivalent certification from a technical school. Completion of hands on testing may be required during the interview. Applicants who have worked for Tyson more than once will not be considered. Your application is only active for the current month in which you applied. You will need to reapply next month to have an active application and be considered for employment.

Tyson Foods, Inc. voluntarily participates in the E-Verify system and uses all tools made available by the federal government to confirm the employment eligibility of all team members. Persons offered employment with Tyson Foods are required to provide documentation proving their employment eligibility, and all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the E-Verify process.

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