Refrigeration Operators (1561 )

Real Estate & Facilities Windom, Minnesota


Position at Prime Pork

Prime Pork is searching for multiple refrigeration operators, all shifts, for their packaging plant. 

Duties include:

  • Maintaining and servicing all refrigeration systems within facility.
  • Responsible for various general maintenance tasks.
  • Conducts preventive maintenance (PM) to maintain all systems under the powerhouse and ammonia refrigeration departments.
  • Reviews utilities reports.
  • Addresses issues that arise which could adversely impact the operational performance of the facility.
  • Insures that all OSHA, PSM standards are maintained in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensures all systems are operated in compliance with OSHA, ASHRAE, and PSM policies and procedures.
  • Conducts scheduled inspection of plant equipment (refrigeration equipment and sprinkler system) to ensure optimal operation with minimal down time.
  • Performs mechanical and basic electrical maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs relating to all experimental / production / building equipment and ground utilities.
  • Assembles, modifies and adjusts new machinery introduced to the plant.
  • Complies with all safety standards, including proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Operates and maintains refrigeration systems (with guidance from chief refrigeration operator)


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Dependability
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Good organization skills.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to train and supervise subordinates. 
  • Must be able to work well with management personnel. 
  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).  SAP experience preferred.
  • Ability to work all days/shifts as needed.
At Prime Pork we offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary, and a competitive benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday Pay.

About Our Company:
The Prime Pork, LLC plant is located in Windom, MN.  Prime Pork is a specialty pork plant focusing on taste and quality with a premium product.  Doing things differently, Prime Pork is bringing to market a state-of-the-art pork processing facility focusing on genetics, animal health care and quality feed as a response to the public’s changing preferences in farm-to-table, local food.  Prime Pork is part of the broader Taylor family of companies.