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We have an opportunity for you on our 2nd shift Refrigeration team at Swift Prepared Foods in Council Bluffs, IA.

Wages starting at $30.75 per hour with great benefits!

- BONUS pay of $1 for every hour worked for perfect attendance each pay period!

- Weekly pay (Every Friday)

- 10 days of paid vacation after just 1 year

- Full benefits option after just 60 days of employment

-Free Community College for Employees and Dependents!

Benefits include:

  • Vacations

  • Paid Holidays

  • Personal days

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life insurance

  • 401(k)

Our Mission:

To be THE BEST in all we do. We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders. All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS.

Key Responsibilities and Accountability include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and complete work orders and preventive maintenance paperwork in a timely manner

  • Maintain a log book of all breakdowns and corrective actions taken

  • Complete daily rounds on all equipment; this includes weekends and holidays, 365 days a year

  • Schedule shutdowns of equipment and machinery for repairs and maintenance without disrupting production

  • Troubleshoot equipment mechanically and electrically for any issues

  • Utilize time effectively to best minimize equipment downtime and repairs

  • Be safety-minded and follow lockout-tagout (LOTO) procedures for all equipment that is being worked on

  • Be a team player and not afraid to ask for guidance or help when needed

  • Be on call when needed and able to work alone if the situation calls for it

  • Receive and follow training on LOTO, fall protection, confined space, hot work, and any other training deemed necessary to perform the job safely and effectively

  • Order materials and parts as needed for stock or repairs of equipment

  • Maintain clean mechanical rooms at all times with no exceptions

  • Work with several outside vendors and technicians in a professional manner

  • Assist maintenance technicians with mechanical troubleshooting and repairs as needed or as directed by maintenance leadership

  • Other duties as assigned


  • At least two years in a refrigeration or boiler room preferred.

  • Operator 1 and Operator 2 preferred.

  • Strong working knowledge of industrial maintenance and electrical functions

  • Able to learn and follow directions from management and team leaders

  • Able to follow and implement safety rules

  • Able to read and write in English

  • Proficient with time and prioritizing work

  • Able to use a computer for the functions of the engine room and email

  • Able to be SCBA certified for Haz-Mat

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds

  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts is required

  • Plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold (non-weather related), and working near moving mechanical parts

  • Noise level in the work areas can be loud, especially in the ammonia compressor room

  • Will be regularly exposed to outside weather in all conditions

  • Will be regularly exposed to chemicals used in the plant and for maintenance processes

  • Able to climb ladders and stairs regularly

  • Able to climb under and over piping and equipment as needed