Maintenance Souderton, Pennsylvania


Position at JBS USA Food Company

Job overview:        Case Ready Electro / Mechanical Technician


Summary:  Responsible for upkeep and service of equipment in the Ground Beef Department.  Perform proactive, preventative, and reactive maintenance on all production equipment as required by the company.


Duties and Responsibilities:  Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned:

  • Comply with all established safety, health, environmental and company policies, procedures and recognized practices.
  •  Attend training as required by the company.
  • Perform system checks of all equipment in accordance with preventative maintenance schedules, protocols and report any issues.
  • Identify malfunctioning machines or equipment.  Perform regular checks on all Stuffers, checkweigher’s, Labelers, Wrappers and Baggers and others as assigned.
  • Perform repairs on all production equipment associated with the Case Ready room,

And as needed in Chub Ground beef room and Bricks room.

  • Troubleshoot pneumatic, power fluid, electrical and PLC problems on equipment using appropriate documentation and schematics and make necessary repairs.
  • Must provide to both operators and mechanics to ensure correct operation and maintenance of equipment.  
  • Assists in machine start-ups.
  • Advise management on best practices/optimization
  • Must be able to work 4/12 hour days on a 13 week rotation.


Ideal Qualifications/Experience.


  • Two years Associate Degree in Industrial Maintenance or related field.
  • Minimum of two year’s industrial maintenance electric/mechanic experience.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex meat processing equipment
  • Ability to read and use electrical, pneumatic, and power fluid schematics in troubleshooting equipment failure
  • Demonstrated competency in basic electrical – 24 and 120volt AC and DC circuits