General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie’s Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You’ve come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.
Within General Mills, our manufacturing facilities are committed to achieving zero human and food safety incidents and it is every employee’s responsibility to fully support this vision. Skilled Mechanics are hired as members of a manufacturing team. They are responsible for the preventative and reactive maintenance of processing and packaging equipment within the manufacturing facility.
The General Mills-Hannibal plant operates 24 hours per day 7 days per week. Changes in volume and production requirements can result in changes in work schedule and additional overtime. Skilled Mechanics must be willing to work any shift including nights and weekends.
The starting wage for a Skilled Mechanic position is $22.87 per hour with periodic merit increases up to a rate of $27.24 per hour. General Mills also offers shift differential payment for those working off-shift. Additionally we offer a comprehensive benefits package.
In this role, you will:
Follow all company safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment
Install, maintain, repair, and replace industrial processing and packaging machinery, work tools and equipment
Provide technical support and plant leadership for equipment troubleshooting and equipment modifications
Perform both uptime and down time preventative maintenance in adherence to the master PM schedule
Perform corrective maintenance work orders
Repair and maintain building utilities
Have the ability to learn and perform minor machining and welding tasks
Design and layout circuits, install fixtures, wiring conduits, motors, and other electrical equipment/components
Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives in order to increase platform performance
Assist with training new employees as needed
Attend meetings and trainings as required
Perform additional related tasks as assigned
Must be 18 years of age or older
Must have the ongoing right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
High School Diploma or GED
2 years experience in industrial maintenance or equivalent education in a related field
Proficiency in basic computer skills
Must be able to lift 55 lbs
Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces
Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends
Willing and able to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary personal protective equipment
Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment
Working knowledge of PLCs, HVAC systems, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
Technical degree in industrial maintenance or related field
Continuing education in maintenance/technical skills
Computer Maintenance Management System experience
Demonstrated leadership ability