Maintenance Electrical Technician 5 D-Shift, Full-Time RVI-Forest, MS

Tyson Foods

Forest, MS

Job Details:

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SUMMARY: This position will perform troubleshooting and repair and provide technical support for all phases of the operation. The position is a technical career position in Tyson Foods Inc. This position requires proficiency in multiple skill clusters including a thorough understanding of electrical controls fluid power mechanical systems and manufacturing processes. The ability to function effectively in a team environment and interact productively with all levels of management and operations is required.


Education and Experience: Training beyond high school including either an associate’s degree in Electronic Technology or closely related technical field preferred or a combination of education and experience which may include skilled trade programs military training or other training as applicable.

Computer Skills: Competent in Windows based software such as Outlook Excel and Word; strong skills in document organization and using document templates and creating simple queries. Must be proficient or become proficient in SAP Plant Maintenance.

Communication Skills: Must be able to communicate both verbally and written; high level critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Certification: Certifications in any technical field or techniques is a plus.

Special Skills: Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated skills in the area of AC DC circuits industrial electrical systems.; experience in electrical safety and lock out tag out processes and procedures; knowledge in the theory and application of electronic devices such as industrial semi-conductors solid state drives and industrial control systems; experience in the operation of PLC systems and control and data collection instrumentation and transducers; working knowledge and skills in tools and components used in maintenance and repair of mechanical systems such as bearings gears clutches belts and seals; ability to troubleshoot and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic components and systems.

Preferred Skills: Possession of one or more of the skills is a plus - Basic Microcomputer skills necessary to understand the operation and interfacing characteristics of microprocessors; experience in PLC operation to include basic system configuration and hardware relay equivalent instructions timers counters data manipulation data communications and advanced programming commands as well as interfacing troubleshooting and application and program development; demonstrated skills or training in electronic motor drive technologies including servo-motors encoders tachometers electronic and mechanical brakes and clutches closed loop systems DC servo AC variable frequency AC servo and stepper systems.

Travel: Minimum 1-5 trips per year outside of assigned location.

We offer a full range of benefits and perks including:

  • Benefits Starting Day 1!
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Telehealth services
  • Well-Being Support Programs
  • FSA and HSA available
  • 401k
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short-Term & Long- Term Disability
  • Fully Funded Education
  • Discount Program

Rehire criteria is a minimum waiting period of 180 days.

Rehire Rule of no more than 3 times worked at Tyson Foods.

Must live within the United States to be eligible for Employment.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

D Shift (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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