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Maintenance Technician

Posted on: March 18, 2024


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Text key word “Agropur” to 608-564-5884 and then text 19035 to apply today!  

How Agropur invests in YOU:   
Competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package focusing on your physical, financial, and emotional health to include the following perks as well as the standard benefit offerings:  
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long-term Disability Insurance   
401(k) with up to 7% company contributions  
3 Weeks PTO 
Paid holidays and 2 floating holidays 
Paid parental leave  
Advancement Opportunities  
Healthy work/life balance  
2 pay increases within first year!  
What’s involved in this role: 
We are looking for a Maintenance Technician in Lake Norden, SD. 
Efficiently perform regular and preventative maintenance related to the plant, equipment, and grounds in compliance with standard operating procedures, good manufacturing practices, and safety policies as enforced by OSHA.   
Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment during the production process as needed. 
Complete and update work orders using in-house systems 
5-2-2-5 schedule, 12 hour shifts
Starting at $26.89/hr
This is a monthly rotating position between days and nights: 6am-6pm and 6pm-6am 
$1.50/hour shift differential between the hours of 6:00 pm – 6:00 am 
Holiday pay and Double time on Sundays 
What you need to join our team:  
High School Diploma or equivalent required. 
Maintenance/repair experience or training preferred. 
Mechanical and electrical aptitude required. 
Prepare and set up machinery for scheduled production runs. 
Effectively perform and assist in repair or updating and installation of equipment. 
Perform troubleshooting of equipment, including both electrical and mechanical systems. 
Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in work. 
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. 
Ability to stand/walk for entire shift. 
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Must communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing with colleagues.
Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered. 
Where you’ll be working: 
Our Lake Norden, SD, plant is home to approximately 360 employees and boasts a brand new, state of the art cheese and whey facility. We produce mozzarella, provolone, parmesan, romano, asiago, and Monterey Jack cheeses as well as various whey streams. 

Agropur’s US operations produce 1 billion pounds of quality, award-winning cheese each year. We create more than 20 different varieties, and provide whey protein and dry ingredients which are by-products of the cheesemaking process. As one of the world’s largest dairy producers, Agropur partners with some of the most recognizable food, beverage and nutrition brands to help feed the world. Better Dairy. Better World.

We dairy you! JOIN AGROPUR. 

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