Feed Mill Maintenance Technician in Yellville, AR at Butterball

Date Posted: 11/12/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary

Perform routine and emergency repair work to equipment and machinery.  Ensure operations meet production, safety, and quality specifications.

Essential Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities

  • Perform routine preventative maintenance.

  • Monitor and inspect equipment/machinery for mechanical soundness and make required and necessary repairs in a timely manner.

  • Maintain accurate records, reports, and documentation where required.

  • Perform all duties in a safe and workmanlike manner consistent with company policies and procedures and safety training.

  • Wear all required Personal Protective Equipment in accordance with company and regulatory requirements.

  • Maintain good housekeeping in assigned areas consistent with Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Attend scheduled safety and other training meetings

  • Accept other assignments as required.   

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics (KSAOs)

The qualified applicant will possess the following KSAOs:

  • Must have a good understanding of the computer control system throughout the mill.

  • Ability to climb ladders and work at extreme heights, including on catwalks.

  • Forklift certification or ability to obtain certification.

  • Ability to work in seasonal, outdoor conditions (hot, cold, or wet conditions)

  • Ability to walk, stand and climb for extended periods of time

  • Ability to lift heavy equipment.

  • Ability to work in confined spaces.

  • Basic reading and writing skills.

  • Basic Computer Skills.

  • Basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide whole numbers)

Basic mechanical ability to do repairs including metal fabrication, electrical wiring, equipment operation.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications in order to be considered for this position:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Previous feed mill experience preferred

  • Previous experience in a light to medium industrial setting preferred, with preference give to individuals who have previously worked in a feed mill

  • Must be willing to work overtime and flexible shifts as required, including weekends, holidays, and other shifts

Must have valid driver's license.


Butterball, LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all associates 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.


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