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Maintenance Manager

relocation assistance
United States, Kentucky, Mount Sterling
December 08, 2023

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestle is the place for you. Nestle USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestle's presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

The Maintenance Manager, roleprovides technical direction and leadership to the Engineering group. This role ensures that the sites fixed assets are capable of performing and consistently fit for the purpose for which they were intended. The key being asset reliability and overall plant performance.


  • Relocation Assistance
  • 5% Shift Differential
  • Comprehensive Benefits


  • Establish and manage the yearly, monthly, weekly maintenance plans to ensure essential maintenance is completed within a reasonable time.
  • Monitor plant/equipment to ensure optimal operation and reduction of planned/unplanned downtime.
  • Optimize Predictive Maintenance technologies (Condition Monitoring and inspections) to minimize unplanned downtime.
  • Utilize Planned Downtime for Scheduled and Condition-Based Maintenance with Work Orders.
  • Develop and implement improvements to minimize downtime for line change and cleaning.
  • Partner with Production, Quality Management daily to resolve technical and/or operational issues. (Stoppage Analysis from Downtime Reporting System).
  • Propose and implement work processes, procedures and technical resources related to the M&I team.
  • Lead and coordinate the M&I team and maintain competencies, motivation, and performance to achieve the M&I teams' mission and objectives.
  • Propose and control the M&I budget.
  • Propose and monitor M&I in accordance with the key performance indicators.
  • Build successful interaction between production and warehouse teams in equipment repairs and maintenance.
  • Demonstrate and promote the company's values within the M&I team & Engineering team.


  • (BA/BS) inEngineering, preferably Mechanical or Electrical Preferred or equivalent experience and minimum 7 years related work experience
  • In-depth knowledge of food processing equipment maintenance and technology.
    • Applicable maintenance techniques.
    • Appropriate maintenance execution.
  • Knowledge of food safety, regulatory requirements for food safety and hygienic engineering (OSH&R).
  • General understanding of financial analysis, budget reports and relevant business drivers.
  • AutoCAD view or Visio, CDM, AMM, ESAT, CIAT, NEMT, NEST etc.
  • Excellent trouble shooting and problems solving skills in mechanical, electrical and PLC operating systems
  • Ability to perform under pressure and in ambiguous situations.


It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.

The Nestle Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.