Tyson Foods Automation Technician 7 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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Job Description:

SUMMARY: This position requires proficiency in multiple skill clusters including electricity and electronics, fluid power, mechanical systems, and manufacturing processes. The position will perform high-level machine and systems troubleshooting and repair, assist engineering and plant staff with the specification, installation, and modification of integrated systems, and provide technical support for all phases of the operation.

Facility Name (Location):

Philadelphia Cooked

Pay Type:



Automation Technician 7







Job Function:


Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Position-Specific Requirements:

Applicant will removes defective parts by dismantling equipment; using hoists, cranes, as well as hand and power tools, manufactures machine parts using lathes, mills and other shop equipment adjusts functional parts of machinery and control instruments, controls downtime by contributing to the team effort, by accomplishing related maintenance as needed advanced knowledge of electrical components, ability to build electrical systems, install and repair electrical apparatus, such as transformers, breakers, switches, receptacles, wiring, and electronic components of machinery and equipment, maintains all equipment under the direction of the maintenance supervisor, conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. Provides mechanical maintenance information by supplying clear and accurate information on request, maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks within the shop, maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. The applicant must be willing and able to bend, twist, squat, push, pull, and lift overhead with the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. without reasonable assistance.Applicant must have 3 years of experience in a food processing facility. Applicant must have good communication skills, awareness, and ability to follow GMP and Food Safety guidelines. Applicant must be reliable and willing to work a flexible schedule and overtime in a cold (-30 degree up to 115 degree), wet and humid environment. Applicant must have the ability to work effectively under time constraints. Have the capability to stand in one place for 30% of the shift (8+ hours per day), and the capability to walk throughout department for 70% of the shift (8+ hours per day). The applicant must be willing and able to lift 50lbs.

Relocation Covered:


Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

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.