Industrial Maintenance Mechanic - All Shifts; Union City, TN (FKA: Williams Sausage) at Tyson Foods, Inc.

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Union City, Tennessee

Job Description:

Job Details:

Formally known as Williams Sausage Company;

Newly named Hickman Rd Plant

Plant address: 5132 Old Troy Hickman Road, Union City TN



General Maintenance person is responsible for the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of facility and machinery.


  • Install facility machinery.

  • Perform preventative and predictive maintenance on facility machinery.

  • Troubleshoot and repair facility machinery.

  • Program PLC's.

  • Perform maintenance on facility.

  • Operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs).

  • Complete daily maintenance and repair logs.

  • Communicate with operators from other shifts.

  • Maintain and secure work tools.

  • Clean and maintain work area.

  • Turn off and lock out equipment when not in use.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Provide on-the-job training to new team members.

  • Maintain and promote team member interest in safety.

  • Help supervisors and leads with safety awareness, including informing supervisors of unsafe practices observed.


  • Advanced skills preferred in one or more of the following areas: HVAC, welding, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic & pneumatic systems, plumbing, carpentry, piping systems, or PLC programming.

  • Must be able and willing to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.

  • Forklift certification upon hire.

  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers.

  • Must be able and willing to lift up to 50 pounds.


Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Work may involve lifting of materials and product up to 50 pounds. Working in this environment requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; steel-toed work boots, ear plugs, hair net, hard hat, beard net (if applicable), chain glove, chain sleeve, belly guard, cutting glover (knife hand), wrist guard and smock. Cell phones and jewelry are not permitted on the factory floor.


Working in this environment requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to steel-toed work boots, hardhats, hairnets, beard nets (if applicable), respirator (if required), and flame-retardant clothing (if applicable).


The successful candidate(s) must be willing and able to perform the physical requirements of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.


  • Must have a minimum 1 cumulative year industrial maintenance experience or equivalent training.

  • Candidates who have previously worked for Tyson will have a minimum rehire waiting period of 180 days and are limited to 3 times of employment.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

ALL SHIFTS (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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