Refrigeration Technician in Carthage, MO at Butterball

Date Posted: 6/10/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Type: Full-time

Job Title: Refrigeration Technician

Pay: $23.70 - $29.70 per hour (Based on experience) Night shfit + $1.00

             Following all company safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment

  •            Provide technical and operations support for equipment troubleshooting/equipment modification
  •            Maintain facility/utility equipment supporting production
  •             Perform daily rounds/checks ammonia system
  •             Troubleshoot pump recirculating systems and liquid transfer systems
  •             Perform both preventative and corrective maintenance on facility/utility systems
  •             Train others on facility/utility systems such as engine room, boilers, freezers, etc.
  •             Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives to increase plant performance
  •             Attending meetings and training as required
  •             Performing additional related tasks as assigned
  •              Leading with and championing human and food safety
  •              Working knowledge of industrial ammonia refrigeration
  •              Working knowledge of 120/240/480 Volt systems, HVAC systems, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  •              Two years refrigeration experience or equivalent education preferred
  •              Minimum of two years' electrical and mechanical maintenance experience
  •              Minimum of two years' experience with steam boilers
  •              Proficiency in basic computer skills
  •              Must be able to perform physical requirements of position with or without reasonable accommodation
  •              Must be able to lift, move, push, pull 55 lbs as required by the position
  •              Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time, including standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces
  •              Ability to climb and/or work at heights while utilizing stairs, ladders, personnel lifts, or platforms
  •              Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends, daily overtime or overtime outside of your regular scheduled hours as required (more than 40 hours per week)
  •              Ability to work flexible workdays and hours depending on the season
  •              Willing and ability to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary protective clothing and equipment such as safety shoes, face masks, safety glasses, hearing protection, hard hat/bump cap, hair/beard net and gloves when required as well as a full-face breathing apparatus
  •              Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment
  •              Ability to work in confined space areas
  •             Ability to work in hot, cold, noisy, wet environmental working conditions
  •              Willing to work around industrial high-speed moving machinery

Preferred Qualifications:

  •              Priority will be given to those possessing a current HazMat Technician Level Emergency Response Certificate and/or CIRO or CARO Certification through RETA

  •              Technical degree in industrial maintenance or related field

  •              Continuing education/training in maintenance/technical skills

  •              SAP Maintenance Management System experience


  •              High school or equivalent


  •              Mechanical knowledge: 2 years

  •              Boiler: 2 years

  •              Ammonia refrigeration: 2 years

  •              Electrical: 2 years

    Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status under applicable law. 

    EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

    “This position is deemed Safety Sensitive for purposes of Butterball’s Drug/Alcohol Screening & Testing Policy. Details will be provided to individuals who receive a conditional job offer, or upon request.” 

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