CHS Inc. Technical Maintenance Millwright in Gettysburg, South Dakota


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Technical Maintenance Millwright

Job Posting:

CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking for a Technical Maintenance Millwright to aid in the production of high quality feed products through preventive maintenance programs for all feed mill, grain storage facilities and equipment while ensuring personal and fellow employee safety through all processes. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and be detail oriented. You must also have a strong mechanical ability and mathematical aptitude.

You will:

  • Assist the Manufacturing Managers and Feed Maintenance Supervisor to plan and implement repair and renovation projects and develop and maintain written maintenance and repair histories for facilities and equipment.

  • Adhere to Company policies for the protection use, maintenance and disposition of company assets, fixtures, machinery and equipment.

  • Assist with maintaining equipment lists with such information as machinery specifications, vendor information, drive unit specifications, and other pertinent information for all equipment in the feed mill and grain storage areas, for future use in establishing histories and for decision-making about replacement, repair and maintenance of such equipment.

  • Review and perform preventive and predictive maintenance on feed mill facilities and equipment.

  • Diagnose problems and repair equipment as needed, recognizing when to recommend outsourcing projects when necessary.

  • Assist in backup for general company maintenance on an as-needed basis and be available for emergency repairs and assistance on larger projects.

  • Be available on an on-call basis during feed manufacturing shifts.

Basic Qualifications: (required)

  • High School diploma or GED

  • 1 plus years of manufacturing experience

  • Experience with maintenance and repair in a production setting

  • Knowledge of Stick and MIG Welding and automated manufacturing PLC systems

  • Ability to operate forklift

  • Ability to be on an on-call basis

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs, bend, turn, twist, climb ladders, stairs and bins

  • Ability to work in dust and adverse weather conditions and temperatures

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen

Preferred Qualifications: (desired)

  • CDL license

  • Agricultural background

  • Feed Mill experience

  • Experience with feed batching equipment, pellet mill equipment, electrical circuits and motors

  • Experience with grain handling systems

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CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation , 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance. This position will have opportunity for growth.

CHS is a diversified Fortune 100 company providing essential grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers. CHS is a cooperative system owned by farmers, ranchers and their local cooperatives from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Northwest and from Canada to Texas. CHS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Minority, Female, Veteran, Disability, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation employer.

The CHS Talent Acquisition Team supports recruitment for positions within CHS as well as finding opportunities for candidates within our robust network of member cooperatives. By submitting an application for any position, you give CHS permission to review your application and contact you to discuss opportunities within our member cooperatives. To explore current openings within our member cooperatives, please click here.

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FD - Ag Business Nutrition


South Dakota

Minimum Education Required:

GED / High School Diploma

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