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Post Holdings House Poultry Maintenance in Ridgeway, Missouri



To maintain houses and equipment in good operating condition. Use a preventative maintenance program and keep production processes operating efficiently.

This position has the responsibility to comply with Safety work rules at all times as well as an obligation to reinforce Safety as a Core Value. Ensures that all policies, procedures and activities, related to Food Safety & Quality, are followed and complied with uniformly, in an effort to reduce product and process variability.


  • Responsible for following a preventative maintenance program.

  • Maintain all rod conveyors, cross collections, baffle systems, etc.

  • Responsible for maintaining equipment and houses as instructed by supervisor.

  • Need to work closely with supervisor and co-workers in all departments.

  • Collection and disposal of dead birds, do trash pick-up and fly control.

  • Other duties include mill maintenance, outside maintenance, mowing, landscaping, manure spreading, etc.

  • Responsible for maintaining all belts, splices, drive chains, fan gear boxes, etc.

  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.

  • Ensures regulatory compliance at all times.

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent.


  • 1 year or more in Maintenance work or related field.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add and subtract and to multiply and divide. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form.

Other skills and abilities :

  • Free of any breathing problems or asthmatic conditions, dusty and aromatic conditions prevail.

  • Must be able to work at various heights, ex. top of feed mill.

  • Must have welding and cutting torch knowledge.

  • Ability to read and understand oral and written instruction.

  • Have good mechanical knowledge.

  • Be able to work outside normal work hours when needed.

  • Ability to occasionally lift 75 pounds.


  • Valid Drivers License

  • Pulmonary Function and Fit Testing Certificate


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.