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Tyson Foods Maintenance Electrical Technician 1st Shift – Full Time – Portland, ME 04102 in Portland, Maine

Position Description:

We are offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires. We have an open position for second shift.

If you are looking to make an impact in a meaningful way, join us at Tyson Foods where we are raising the world’s expectations for how much good food can do! We create quality products in a safe environment for our team members. We offer great benefits and competitive pay. This facility operates five days a week and produces Barber Foods Stuffed Chicken Breast products.


The position will perform high level machine and systems troubleshooting and repair, assist engineering and plant staff with the specification, installation and modification of integrated systems and provide technical support for all phases of the operation. This position is responsible for food safety, food quality, and legality.


  • Training beyond High School including either: Associate (A.S.) degree in Electronics Technology (or closely related technical field), or a combination of education and experience which may include Skilled Trades programs or military training.

  • Minimum 4 years automation experience and/or industrial maintenance experience; requires experience in electrical safety and lockout/tagout processes and procedures; experience in troubleshooting and operation of PLC systems and microprocessors.

  • Competent in Windows-based software such as Microsoft Excel and Word; strong skills in documentation organization, the use of technical materials, and research techniques. Must either be proficient or become proficient in SAP Maintenance.

  • High level of verbal communication skills; must be capable of communicating well both verbally and in writing with all levels of Team Members from hourly to upper management as well as

government officials and tech and vendors.

  • High level of critical thinking and problem-solving skills and strong interpersonal skills.

  • The ability to function effectively in a team environment, and interact with all levels ofmanagement and operations personnel.

  • Must demonstrate skills in the area of AC/DC circuits, industrial electrical systems, and knowledge in the theory and application of electronic devices

  • Working knowledge and skills in tools and components used in maintenance and repair ofmechanical systems such as bearings, gears, clutches, belts, and seals.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic componentsand systems.

Parts inventory and recordkeeping for critical parts.

Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (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.

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Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

To learn more about our culture, please read Our Purpose (http://www.tysonfoods.com/who-we-are/our-story/purpose-values) .

Tyson Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are unable to apply for career opportunities through use of this site due to an impairment or disability, please contact (479) 290-5000 for further assistance.