Refrigeration Technician - B Shift in Ozark, AR at Butterball

Date Posted: 12/29/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Pay:  Based on experience.  Position receives additional $1.00 shift premium on top of base pay.

Shifts and Schedules:  

Day Shift:        5:45 AM - 6:15 PM

Night Shift:     5:45 PM - 6:15 AM

A Shift (Day):  Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & 1st half of Wednesday

B Shift (Night):  Sun day, Monday, Tuesday & 1st half of Wednesday

C Shift (Day):  2nd half of Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

D Shift (Night):   2nd half of Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Position Summary

This position is responsible for operating, monitoring, and providing preventive maintenance to the refrigeration system.

Essential Duties, Functions and responsibilities:

Monitor refrigeration system to include compressors, components, condensers, air units and air conditioning units and perform preventive maintenance and repair as scheduled.

Basic trouble shooting/repair/PM of all refrigeration and ice conveying equipment in plant and freezer areas.

Ability to start up equipment during pre-shift such as ice maker and chillers.

Electrical trouble shooting on process and refrigeration equipment.

Complete paperwork and logs as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Basic math skills required.

Ability to take accurate measurements and maintain paperwork throughout shift.

Ability to communicate effectively and follow verbal and written instructions & policies

Accountable to maintain punctual and regular attendance for scheduled work hours.

Must be able to work in a team atmosphere

Must be willing and able to perform physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Must be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States

Must pass a background check, drug screen and pre-employment physical

Some positions may require the ability to read, write, and/or speak English

Physical Requirements :

Standing (8 hours a day or more)

Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling (up to and including 50lbs or more).

Operating hand held and/or mechanical machinery.

Walking/climbing stairs and ladders.  Gripping, grasping, and twisting using hands and wrists.

Bending and stooping for long periods of time.

Ability to wear respirator and/or work in confined spaces.

Working Conditions/Department Description:

Shifts are approximately 12 hours with one beginning around 4:00AM and the other around 4:00PM.  Overtime and weekend work may be required.

Ability to work in extreme temperature conditions, some below -20 degrees.

Preventive maintenance is often scheduled on plant down days or weekends.

There is mandatory seasonal work for approximately 5 to 6 weeks during the months of October and November, which includes working 7 days per week.

Job assignments are subject to the supervisor’s discretion, and job duties may vary day-to-day depending on department needs.

May work in damp, cold, hot, and warm environments and some jobs work in seasonal outdoor conditions

Work with loud and noisy machinery and with or around chemicals/fumes/pungent odors


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