Electronics Technician

Company Overview

Incorporated in 1992, Southern Hens is a fully integrated poultry processing company engaged in the processing and distribution of fresh, frozen and canned RTE poultry products. Southern Hens operates three plants at its’ headquarters in Moselle, MS and employees 900 team members. Southern Hens has a long history of targeted growth and training and promoting team members to achieve corporate and personal professional goals.

Primary Duties:

  • Assembling, installing, repairing, troubleshooting, and maintaining electronic components and systems.
  • Run rigid conduit, pull wire, and terminate at equipment locations.
  • Troubleshoot and repair motor control systems.
  • Ensuring all power and manual tools are operated in accordance with health and safety regulations.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose 3 phase 480 vac motor issues.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and replace plant lighting and emergency lighting.
  • Work with plant voltages up to 480 vac.
  • Ensures and maintains the safe and proper operation of plant equipment and machinery.
  • Takes corrective action, as necessary, to ensure machinery operates safely, efficiently, and economically, as possible.
  • Makes adjustments and repairs to equipment to maintain production and ensure service life of said equipment.
  • Helps to keep work area clean on a routine basis.
  • Reports any and all maintenance issues to the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Performs other functions as directed by the Maintenance Manager, as needed.

Educational Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Mechanical Trade School, desirable.
  • Working knowledge of mechanical, electricity, hydraulics, pneumatics, welding, plumbing.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to follow written, verbal, and telephonic instructions.
  • Ability to speak, see, hear, walk, bend, stoop, reach, twist, grasp, lift, climb, and stand.
  • Ability to lift, stack or carry materials, up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to work in variable temperatures and conditions.
  • Ability to work safely.
  • Manual dexterity and hand to eye coordination.


  • Honest
  • Dependable
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read
  • Good math skills
  • Excellent computer skills (preferably experience with database programs)
  • Well organized
  • Not afraid of heights
  • Attention to detail
  • Capable of working with others with minimum supervision
  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly and perform accurately
  • Pleasant personality and professional demeanor
  • Must be will to work evenings and weekends as needed to support plant processes
  • Physically abler to wear respirator equipment.


Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:

To keep our employees safe, we have sanitizing stations as you enter and exit the facility and in each break areas. CDC social distancing is observed. Temp checked upon entering the security gates. Employee masks available.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Moselle, MS 39459: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location