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Employer: Smithfield
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57103
Employment Type: Full Time

Mechanical/Electrical Trades Industrial Maintenance Mechanics & Electricians Smithfield of Sioux Falls, SD is seeking skilled trades people with previous industrial maintenance training & experience to join our Mechanical division. Our technicians enjoy paid vacations & holidays, health benefits, 401K & more!

Successful Candidates Will:

•Demonstrate strong safety leadership skills and follow safe work practices

•Work as part of a team to plan and conduct equipment repairs.

•Conduct routine audits and equipment inspections. •Maintain open and professional line of communication with operations.

•Respond to unplanned/emergency work requests in a timely & effective manner.

•Follow food safety and good manufacturing practices.

•Be highly motivated and able to work independently

A high school diploma/GED. Completion of a formal trades training program is a plus but not required.

Experience or comprehensive knowledge in three or more of the following areas:

•Mechanical systems
•Predictive/Preventive maintenance
•Maintenance Planning
•Site utilities
•System analysis & troubleshooting
•Pipefitting & welding
•Metal fabrication
•Electricity & motor controls
•Controls & instrumentation
•PLC/software & hardware
•Pneumatics & Hydraulics
Basic computer skills and the ability to work independently are also required for this position.

Preference will be given to candidates with a certification or degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial maintenance and/or related college or technical level course work.

This is a full time hourly position; all applicants should be willing to work all shifts (days/evenings/overnights), extended hours and weekends.

Relocation is available!

Apply Now:

Three Easy Ways to Apply Today!!

1) Apply online at

2) Apply in person at Smithfield, call 605-330-3361 for details

3) Apply at the SD DOL Career Center – 811 E. 10th St., Sioux Falls

Smithfield Foods Packaged Meats Division is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

Smithfield Foods Packaged Meats Division participates in the E-Verify program.

Contact Information

Carrie Moate
1400 N. Weber Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
Phone: 605-330-3361

Other Information

Category(s): Maintenance, Plumbing/Electrical/HVAC, Skilled Labor - Trades
Industry: Manufacturing
Experience Req.: Yes
Degree Req.: No
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