Shop Mechanic

Hereford, TX

About the Company:  

Cactus Feeders, Inc., an Amarillo, Texas-based producer of commercial fed cattle and market hogs. Originally founded as a family company in 1975, Cactus Feeders is 100% Employee Owned with its 800+ employees producing a million fed cattle and 700,000 market hogs annually with gross revenues of over $1 Billion. The Company has cattle feedyards throughout the Texas Panhandle and Southwest Kansas with hog operations in Iowa, South Carolina, and Georgia.  

Job Description 

Cactus Feeders, Southwest Feedyard, is looking for an experienced Shop Mechanic to join our team at Southwest Feedyard, located in Hereford, TX. Candidate must be goal orientated, motivated and skilled in the maintenance and repairs of vehicles/machinery.  


  • Adhere by all OSHA safety rules and regulations regarding shop operations and safety  

  • Inspect vehicles/machinery in need of repairs and maintenance   

  • Perform daily housekeeping duties of the shop   

  • Work in a timely and efficient manner  

  • Work in a fast-paced environment  

  • Work directly with the shop manager  

Physical Requirements  

  • Stand for 8-10 hours a day  

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.  


  • Minimum of 2 years of mechanical experience  

  • Quick learner  

  • Team player  

  • Communicate effectively with others  

Pay and Benefits:  

  • Hourly pay based on experience  

  • Competitive health insurance package  

  • 100% paid retirement through ESOP