Maintenance Plainwell, Michigan


Position at JBS USA Food Company


Degree from technical/trade school preferred.  Multi-skilled maintenance background desired. Candidate must have excellent communication skills and have the ability to lead people toward achieving personal and plant results. Must be goal oriented and possess root cause analysis skills. Experience with Microsoft Suite is preferred.  Strong writing and computer skills preferred.


Position is responsible for managing the maintenance training program. This includes developing and implementing a schedule to conduct training for all maintenance personnel.

The maintenance trainer will facilitate the DuPont Training Program. The program consists of training modules, hands-on lab, and field training. Trainer will manage the progress of each team member and provide appropriate feedback to team member, management team, and union.


  • Management of DuPont Training Program. Includes implementation through execution. 
  • Track and document that team members are receiving required time in training program. Give feedback to management team if not meeting requirements. 
  • Provide timely feedback to team members on progression through training. 
  • Spend time in plant verifying team members’ hands-on training and comprehension. 
  • Develop and maintain testing lab equipment and classroom. 
  • Continual development of training curriculum specific to plant needs. 
  • Develop, distribute, and maintain key performance indicators including, related graphs, documents, etc. 
  • First shift job but would need to be available to fill in on other shifts or split shifts as need arises 
  • Perform refreshers on P.I.T’s and LOTO for all maintenance employees 
  • Work with electrical apprentices 
  • Good attendance record 
  • Strong communication and leadership skills 
  • Must possess basic computer skills 
  • Preferred journeyman or higher electrician for the state of Michigan but not required.

 Be Safety Conscious and have good understanding of Industrial Safety practices and procedures. 


“The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made.”