Maintenance Technician
Annawan , Illinois
October 05, 2017
CHS has an exciting opportunity within our Processing and Food Ingredients Division. We are looking for a Maintenance Technician to do general maintenance throughout the plant. You must be self-motivated, has the desire to learn, and works well with others.

You will:
  • Maintain all plant equipment and facilities as needed and as efficiently and timely as possible.
  • Repair and perform preventative maintenance on all equipment to ensure the most efficient operation of the facility.
  • Work with outside contractors in a professional manner to complete jobs in a timely manner.
  • Wear eye protection at all times, wear hearing protection where needed, wear a hard hat for head protection and follow all safety rules.
  • Work with fellow team members in a professional manner and promote a self directed and empowered workforce.
  • Learn to identify problems on equipment and continually monitor equipment while going to and from job sites, and initiate appropriate repair processes.
  • Report all parts used to ensure appropriate inventory of parts and equipment.
  • Maintain all tools issued and monitor them as their own.
  • Complete annual classes as required on Environmental, Health and Safety.
  • Be on rotating "on call duty.". Plant operates 24/7.
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned.

Basic Qualifications: (required)
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience troubleshooting equipment, identify and complete appropriate repairs, and implement measures to prevent reoccurring maintenance problems
  • Working knowledge of the operations, control, and functions of equipment and machinery
  • Ability to climb ladders and work at heights up to 120ft
  • Ability to stand, walk, and climb stairs continuously
  • Ability to work in noisy, dusty, and all weather conditions
  • Ability to be rotating on call duty. Plant operates 24/7.
  • Ability to work extended hours as needed

Preferred Qualifications: (desired)
  • Experience in a food production facility

A little about us:
CHS is proud to offer veterans a place to grow their careers. Driven by the values of the farm families who own CHS, our employees focus on helping farmers raise healthy crops.

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