Job Summary : Hog Slat, Inc. , the world’s leading provider of parts, equipment and turn-key construction to the swine & poultry industries is seeking a Service Technician with excellent customer service skills and experience in electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems to join the team at our Storm Lake, IA location. At Hog Slat, our more than 80 retail locations serve as a major driving force to our position as an industry leader. As a Service Technician , your primary responsibilities will include troubleshooting and repairing faulty parts & equipment in modern swine and poultry production facilities. Your customer base will include major integrators as well as local swine operations in and around Buena Vista County. This is a great opportunity for an individual with on-farm hog production experience and an aptitude for fixing mechanical parts & equipment. We offer a competitive salary, a full range of benefits, a stimulating, challenging work environment, and growth potential. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other functions may be assigned as business conditions change. - Work with Hog Slat customers to understand their repair needs - Give customers recommendations on the best parts & equipment available at Hog Slat with which their needs can be addressed - Repair/replace faulty parts & equipment in area swine and poultry facilities - Properly bill customers for service work hours - Work with the Hog Slat in-store team to manage warranty claims - Take advantage of training opportunities offered by Hog Slat, Inc. and by it’s vendors Skill/Knowledge Required: The ideal candidate will have the following experience/educational background: - Ability to use tools associated with the repair of electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems - Approved safe driving record - Familiarity with the swine/poultry industries and the pork/poultry producers in the area - Knowledge of parts and equipment used in modern hog facilities - At least 2 years of prior experience repairing and replacing electrical and mechanical equipment - Prior experience working with the systems found in modern swine facilities (eg. ventilation, feeding/watering, heating…) is preferred Personal Characteristics: The most qualified will have the following personal characteristics: - Flexible - Self-Directed - Detail Oriented - Completes projects within a specified time period - Ability to multi-task - Trustworthy - Good attendance record Hog Slat, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Disabilities/Veterans.
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