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Maintenance Technician - GROWMARK Inc. - Council Bluffs, IA

The GROWMARK lubricant manufacturing facility, located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, formulates a variety of lubricant products for distribution to FS member cooperatives and other lubricant distributors. In addition, FS, Archer, and United brands of lubricants are marketed through the facility. The lubricant manufacturing facility is part of the GROWMARK System, a regional agricultural cooperative serving more than 250,000 customers across North America.





Under the direction of Lead Maintenance Technician and guidance by Plant Manager. Helps maintain all machinery and equipment in operating condition according to all applicable standards.  



Assists with performing preventative maintenance on all machines and equipment.


Troubleshoots routine mechanical problems.


Apply mechanical theory in an industrial setting to monitor fluid systems.


Monitor general operation of steam generation equipment.


Assists with coordinating with outside vendors on larger or warranted repair projects.


Maintains a log of all repairs and maintenance performed.


Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to company standards, adheres to the company Uniform Policy, and maintains the appropriate professional image.





May serve on the location Safety Committee and adheres to company environmental health and safety policies and training.


Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.


Performs all other duties as assigned.





Normally requires a high school diploma or equivalent and normally requires related experience and/or training to demonstrate the ability to repair and maintain company machinery and equipment.


Proven professional communication and customer service skills and the ability to comprehend simple instructions and communicate one-on-one and in small groups with customers and other employees.


Demonstrated time management and basic math skills. 


Proven ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.


Understanding of basic computer skills as they relate to the mechanic position.


Ability to frequently lift 50-80 lbs.


Ability to be accessible and on call for repairs and emergencies at the discretion of management.


Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.


Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. 


Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.  


We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.


We are an equal opportunity employer.


Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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