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Maintenance Technician

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods

Enid, OK, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Job Details:

To feed a changing world, it takes an incredible team. From the cutting board to the board room, every Tyson Foods team member plays an important role in our success. That’s where you come in. We are hiring immediately for Maintenance Technicians to help keep our plant running!

Setting the table for your success: At Tyson Foods, our team members’ health and wellness is very important to us. We believe in helping our team members thrive inside and outside of the workplace. That’s why we’re committed to providing a holistic benefits package that provides support for you and your family.

We invest in our team members and their success by providing resources like BENEFITS ON DAY ONE OF EMPLOYMENT and FREE EDUCATION!

Benefits include: medical/Rx, dental, and vision coverage; paid holidays; paid vacation upon hire; 401(k) with employer match; stock purchase program; and product purchase program. We also offer CAREER GROWTH and much more!

This location is part of our Prepared Foods Division. As a Maintenance Technician, you will have the opportunity to work cross-functionally across every area of our facility and influence company performance by maintaining our equipment. Our Maintenance Technicians are vital to maintaining our Team Member’s safety through problem solving and proactive upkeep. We have a fast-paced work environment, where every day is different, and we invest in the continued growth and skills of our Maintenance Technicians. Come be part of our Team.

  • Pay is determined by experience and is paid weekly!

  • This is for 1st Shift; Monday – Friday 4:30 AM – 2:00 PM (more discussed on days off etc., during the interview if selected for this step.) Applicants can be considered for 2nd/3rd shift openings should they become available.

  • This role is onsite at our Enterprise Plant in Enid, OK.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide maintenance support with moderate supervision to ensure the safe and effective operation of equipment and team.

  • Perform routine preventative maintenance repairs on mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic plant equipment.

  • Conduct emergency mechanical or electrical repairs as needed.

  • Troubleshoot issues related to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment.

  • Safely apply knowledge and troubleshooting skills to all assigned production equipment.

  • Effectively interact with all plant personnel to accomplish plant and individual goals.

  • Minimize downtime due to equipment failure.


  • High School Diploma/GED

  • 1 year of industrial maintenance experience with strong Electrical Experience.

  • Applicants can be considered for Associate Maintenance Technicians, General Maintenance Technicians, and Sr Maintenance Technicians level openings.

  • Leveling determined during the interview process based on skillset, knowledge, and experience.

  • Computer Skills: Basic computer skills necessary for logging information, processing daily work orders, and completing required documentation. Ability to learn and utilize the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

  • Communication Skills: Effective communication and basic math skills required.

  • Must reside in the US to be considered.

  • This role does not offer Sponsorship.

Special Skills:

  • Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 75 lbs. occasionally; ability to lift 20 lbs. frequently.

  • Ability to stand on a hard surface for up to 12 hours per day.

  • Ability to work in confined and tall spaces, walk, climb, utilize a ladder, operate a lift, bend, and stoop.

  • Repetitive gripping, pushing, and pulling.

  • Frequent overhead work.

  • Temperatures inside the plant may vary from -25 degrees to over 100 degrees; outside work may also be needed.

  • Basic math skills, including percentages, fractions, and measurements.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

ALL SHIFTS (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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