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Maintenance Manager

Date:  May 12, 2022

Savonburg, KS, US, 66772

Req ID:  56324
Job Function:  Maintenance

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


  • Responsible to maintain Monarch Sow Farm and Savonburg Isolation equipment, buildings, and property.
  • Work with other team members to ensure that timely and proper repairs are made.
  • Assist Special Projects and Maintenance Manager in Capital Improvement projects on each respective farm.
  • Assist in daily hog production in times of staff shortages.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Equipment Maintenance:  Manure scraper adjustments, lubrication of corner wheels and drive sprockets, and all feed supply lines
  • Equipment repairs:  Feeders, waterers, gating, roofing, siding, curtains, fans, manure scrapers, and conveyors
  • Machinery maintenance and repair:  Oil and Filter, lubrication of all moving parts, tire repairs, parts removal and installation
  • Grounds Keeping:  Mowing, weed eating, road grading, herbicide application on perimeter fence lines and around buildings, and general cleanup
  • Manure and compost management and coordinate hauling events
  • Keep farm stocked with needed tools, materials, and guidance to keep all employees working effectively and efficiently
  • Any other duties assigned, requested, or directed by immediate supervisor

Minimum Education

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience Requirements

  • Experience working with and caring for livestock
  • Experience working with and maintaining farm machinery and equipment
  • Self-motivated with high attention to detail
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
  • Ability to lead by example, and work with a team of 2-5 people
  • Ability to problem solve, be a critical thinker, goal oriented, and a team player

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City
Nearest Secondary Market: Wichita