Maintenance Mechanic (6p - 6a)


This position actively troubleshoots, diagnoses, and performs preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance activities on production and facilities support equipment and systems. A Maintenance Mechanic applies technical knowledge to maintain the assets to the highest possible standards. This position works collaboratively to achieve Nestl business objectives for safety, productivity, quality, customer satisfaction, and environmental sustainability.


Maintain, repair, disassemble and troubleshoot complex processes, high speed packaging machinery, and other manufacturing equipment

Repair and use of material handling equipment including manual pallet jacks, battery operated pallet jacks, stand up and sit down trucks, scissors lifts, boom type man-lifts, & equipment / component hoists

Read and interpret blueprints, process and instrumentation diagrams, flow diagrams, and machinery manuals to diagnose problems, identify components, and verify proper equipment operation

Layout, plan, measure, and execute tasks to support maintenance efforts

Utilize power & hand tools properly and safely support work activities

Execute and electronically report scheduled PMs & work orders in SAP Computerized Maintenance Management System(CMMS) within allocated windows and following written standards to maintain manufacturing equipment reliability

Install new equipment as necessary

Clean tools, parts and equipment after line rebuilds/repairs/maintenance

Provide technical expertise to train and support production and create an environment of continuous learning

Actively participate/lead root cause analysis (BDA) and other site continuous improvement initiatives(TPM driven)

Perform additional duties as assigned

Develop and improve Maintenance plans


Follow all required Good Manufacturing Practices, quality and food safety requirements. In addition, employee shall notify their supervisor or other designated personnel of all quality or food safety findings or incidents


Follow safety & environmental objectives & targets, follow the plant safety rules, report incidents & unsafe conditions immediately, maintain compliance with regulations, and refer to the Safety & Environmental Management System(s) on all related procedures and programs


High school Diploma or GED.

2-year Technical Degree in Maintenance field such as Industrial Maintenance or Mechanical Maintenance, OR related area of study, OR Journeyman Certification preferred


3 Years of prior experience as an industrial Maintenance Mechanic OR,

2-year Technical Degree in Maintenance field such as Industrial Maintenance, Mechanical Maintenance or related area of study AND 1 year of prior experience as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

o Experience must include diagnostic troubleshooting, repairing and replacing defective parts, adjusting machinery, and modifying units to meet proper operating specifications.

Experience in a food-manufacturing environment is preferred


Able to work off-shifts, weekends & extended shifts (i. e. 10 hrs., 12 hrs.) when required

Able to work overtime when required

Able to work with computers (navigating systems, recording information, locating information necessary to perform the job)

Able to use basic mathematical skills, including counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions, graphs, and ratios, in order to perform machine and mechanical systems maintenance, calibrations and repairs.

Able to read and follow blueprints, fabricate, assemble, repair, and move machinery and individual components, and utilize the (Nestl ) software reporting system for work orders and PM s (SAP).

Able to repair and replace broken or malfunctioning components on machinery and equipment

Able to use hand tools and measuring instruments

Able to use machine shop tools (MIG welder, TIG welder, band saws, grinders, drill press, etc.)

Able to rebuild pumps, valves, gearboxes, cylinders, chain drives, belt drives, etc.


Working knowledge in the area of pipefitting and rigging

Basic knowledge of steam distribution systems and principles

Working knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic principles

Basic understanding of industrial electricity including motor basics and controls

Basic knowledge of industrial automation and PLC based controls

Communication skills (able to communicate verbally with leaders and co-workers to accomplish tasks, able to read instructions and engineering documents, able to give and receive feedback, and ask questions)

Critical Thinking Skills (able to reason, solve problems, analyze graphs, interpret data, troubleshoot equipment and systems, participate and lead process improvement, make decisions, and locate information)

The Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

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