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Maintenance Mechanic

United States, Wisconsin, Burlington
January 09, 2024

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.

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Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic

Seeking a motivated Maintenance Mechanic to join our team. The Maintenance Mechanic actively troubleshoots, diagnoses, and performs preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance on production and facilities support equipment and systems. A Maintenance Mechanic applies technical knowledge to maintain Company assets to the highest possible standards. This position uses knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic principles and use of machine shop tools to maintain, repair, and troubleshoot facility equipment.


  • Schedule: Off- Shift with opportunities for overtime
  • Pay: 32.74/hr
  • Quarterly Incentives
  • Comprehensive Nestle benefits after 30 days of employment


  • Maintain, repair, disassemble, and troubleshoot complex processes, high speed packaging machinery, and other manufacturing equipment.
  • Fabricate, assemble, repair, and utilize Nestle software reporting system for work orders and Preventative Maintenance
  • Repair and utilize 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
  • Install new equipment as necessary.
  • Train others on job tasks of this role


  • Requires a high school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 3 to 5 years of related experience; or a combination of education and experience. Proficiency in one or more of the following: machinist, millwright, welder, or pipe fitter.
  • Use of Nestle computer systems for accurate tracking of product as required.


  • Able to work off-shifts, weekends & extended shifts (i.e. 10 hrs., 12 hrs.)
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram or schedule form.
  • Support the Nestle Continuous Excellence (NCE) initiative through full participation in team improvement activities, operational reviews, and formal problem solving.

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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.