Tyson Foods Maintenance Generalist in Carthage, Mississippi

Maintenance Generalist

Posted Date 6/13/2018

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Req Id 55056680

Days Maintenance and Leads Carthage MS Carthage Plant (Choctaw) 39051


Relocation No

Pay Type non-exempt

Position ID 11335701

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.


Applicant, if offered a position, will be required to work weekends to perform preventative maintenance on equipment. Industrial Maintenance Technicians are responsible for keeping machinery running to maintain continuous production. You must be able to set up, adjust and break down production line machinery. Must be able to learn Tyson SAP software to perform preventative maintenance routines as scheduled by Supervisor as well as confirm time into the SAP system to record daily activities and create equipment history. Must have the ability to proficiently TIG weld stainless steel to meet USDA standards for food contact. Must have the ability to read and understand blueprints as well as have understanding of basic plumbing and the ability to work independently. Must be able to read and write where required. Must be able to use math as needed to make work related computations for machinery, fluid capacities, etc. Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs. on a daily basis and be able to work on your feet for a period of up to 12 hours. Must be willing to complete all required training for the job. This position requires working in a cold, damp, hot, and humid environment with slippery surfaces.


Only applicants from the following counties will be considered for hire Leake, Scott, Attala, Holmes, Madison, Noxubee, Neshoba, and Winston. Must have one year of Industrial Maintenance experience. Your application is only active for the month in which you apply. You will need to reapply each month to have an active application and to be considered for employment. The applicant must be 18 years old or older. Applicants, if offered a position, must be able to successfully pass a drug screen and complete a health assessment.

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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.