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Maintenance Team Leader I - 2nd Shift

United States, Illinois, Schaumburg
May 06, 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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Maintenance Team Leader I- 2nd Shift

Seeking a motivatedMaintenance Team Leaderto join our team. Responsible for performing preventative and corrective maintenance on mechanical and electrical automation systems.


  • 2nd shift 2pm to 10:30pm 6-day work week, schedule with opportunities for overtime.

  • Starting hourly pay of $32 - $37, based on knowledge and demonstrated skill.

  • Yearly reviews and raises.

  • Comprehensive Nestle benefits after 30 days of employment.


  • Monitors, assists, trains, and maintains crewing level of employees.

  • Ensures calls for maintenance are answered in a timely fashion and performs repairs/adjustments as required.

  • Operates, troubleshoots, and maintains mechanical and electrical automation equipment as needed and assigns or performs upgrades or changes to equipment if needed.

  • Monitors and observes equipment performance during production start-up, changeovers, and new installations, making sure it is operating to OEM standard or production satisfaction and is operational for production.

  • Requests parts, maintains, and assists in organizing equipment spare parts storage.

  • Provides coverage and or assistance as needed throughout facility to meet production schedules and or equipment needs

  • Ensures proper communication on pre-ops and changeovers between shifts and with other Leads to coordinate activities of individual departments.

  • Performs preventive and corrective maintenance, rebuilds, and calibrations according to work orders in SAP.

  • Ensures that all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) are followed and the highest standards for quality, safety, and compliance are promoted.

  • Follows all company policies & procedures as well as the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's).


  • Ability to work overtime, irregular hours, or rotating shifts required.

  • High school diploma, GED, or trade school equivalent required.

  • Two years Trade School in electrical or electronics fieldpreferred.

  • Three years related experience and/or training in the following areas; Electricity, electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, welding, machining, and plumbing required

  • 1+ years of experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, electricity, AC/Servo drives, motors, frequency drives, PLC's, and controls required.

  • Previous food manufacturing experience is helpful.


  • 5+ years of industrial maintenance experience; food manufacturing experience is helpful.

  • Ability to use electric test equipment and take measurements accurately.

  • Ability to read, interpret, and revise documents such as equipment manuals, policies, instructions, and schematics.

  • Experience with computers including SAP, Microsoft, and PDF applications.

  • Ability to speak, write, and understand English. Ability to speak Spanish is helpful.

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