Agropur, Inc.
  • Maintenance
  • Le Sueur, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability, and 401(k)

Agropur is currently seeking a Maintenance Mechanic Welder/Fabricator at our Le Sueur Cheese Plant.

1st Shift Opening - Monday through Friday


Essential Functions include the following

  • Perform daily welding requests to repair process equipment, parts, and other welding needs in or out of the facility.
  • Ability to make runs of sanitary food grade piping. From start to finish.
  • Ability to fabricate and weld a variety parts, brackets, trays hangers, etc....
  • Ability to use all shop tools and equipment associated with the welding trade.
  • Manage and maintain necessary supplies and materials used in this job function.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.


Technical Competencies:

  • Knowledge and application of Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.
  • Skills in and knowledge of welding.
  • Ability to weld stainless and make food grade repairs.
  • Ability to weld with stick welder to make a variety of repairs in horizontal, vertical and overhead.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • Good problem solving skills, ability to follow and use root cause analysis.
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, procedures and related documents as needed).



  • One or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Non-technical Competencies:

  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail multi-task effectively.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.
  • Excellent telephone and oral communication skills.


Work Conditions

  • Requires the ability to communicate and document work
  • Track and maintain information on a database.
  • Be able to move up and down stairs.
  • Occasionally move up to 80 pounds.
  • Able and willing to work at heights of 80 feet or more.
  • Able and willing to work in confined spaces.
  • Able and willing to work in Cold or Hot environments.
  • Able and willing to work on ladders.
  • Be able to work while bending, twisting, kneeling, and reaching.
  • Be able to work the shift assigned and fill in other shifts as needed.
  • Be able to work weekends (including Saturday and Sunday) and off shifts if needed or assigned.


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