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

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

Agropur is currently looking for a mechanic for 2nd shift at our Le Sueur, MN Food Ingredient Plant.


Job Summary:

Mechanics must be self-starter.s Mechanics are required to perform troubleshooting, repairs, PM Service work, machine set ups, plus outdoor duties such as plowing and building maintenance as directed. Operating under the Agropur Safety Program and using safe work habits is essential. Mechanics often perform jobs with limited supervision.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily preventive maintenance of equipment and systems.
  • Repair of mechanical and building equipment in timely manner to limit production loss.
  • Troubleshoot and repair of hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical equipment.
  • Install equipment per layout drawings.
  • Prepare parts list for ordering as required.
  • Help Plant production personnel troubleshoot production problems.


Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge and application of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.
  • Skills in and knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.
  • Ability to weld stainless and make food grade repairs.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • Good problem solving skills, ability to follow and use root cause analysis.
  • Track and maintain information on a database.
  • Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.
  • Requires the ability to communicate and document well.
  • Occasionally move up to 80 pounds for an 8.5 hour shifts.
  • 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 and hot environments.
  • Able and willing to work on ladders.
  • Able to work the shift assigned and fill in other shifts as needed.
  • Able to work the weekends and off shifts if needed or assigned.
  • Safety Protocol
    • Stop any observed unsafe acts, and obey facility safety rules and procedures.
    • Correct or report any observed safety hazards.
    • Support safety policies and programs.


Education Required:

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

Experience Required:

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


Skills Required:

  • Must be a self-starter
  • Ability to troubleshoot
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent telephone and oral communication skills
  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively
  • Able to work at heights of 80 feet or more
  • Basic math skills

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