Maintenance Mechanic

Nestle International Allentown , PA 18101

Posted 3 weeks ago

Maintenance Mechanic

Job Description

Just 65 miles from Center City Philadelphia, Allentown - or Lehigh Valley - is in close proximity to many of the major Northeastern U.S. cities, which makes it an ideal location for manufacturing and distributing consumer goods. We utilize thermal processing and high-speed canning to produce varieties of our Friskies, Mighty Dog and Alpo brands - brands we have carefully produced, packaged and shipped since 1955. Allentown balances the identity of a busy industrial city, as well as a beautiful rural environment that Nestl Purina is truly proud to call home.

As a Maintenance Mechanic you will gain a basic working knowledge of all equipment necessary for Wet Plant Operation. This includes (but not limited to) lubrication, preventive maintenance (PM's), repairs, and modifications. In this role you will perform basic mechanical maintenance as directed, safely and efficiently.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Have the ability to perform basic mechanical work related to the installation or repair of equipment in use in the Wet Plant operation. Perform lubrication, preventive maintenance, and repairs as specified by an approved work order or directed by the Maintenance Supervisor or Production Supervisor.

  • Use prescribed protective safety equipment and perform all work in a safe manner following all established policies and procedures.

  • Be able to read, follow, and interpret basic types of piping schematics as well as blueprints, illustrated part's breakdown, etc., essential to this plant.

  • Utilize PdM (Predictive Maintenance) tools such as handheld vibration analyzer, sonic tester, laser aligner, and a thermal imager to detect and diagnose equipment issues.

  • Be able to replace bearing, seals, shafts, drive components (e.g., sheaves, sprockets, chain, belts, etc.) throughout the Wet Plant.

  • Communicate and work closely with the hourly personnel in each department of the Wet Plant and utilize their assistance wherever possible in completing repairs as soon as possible.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience: 1+ years of industrial maintenance experience in a manufacturing, warehouse, military, or related environment required.

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 Nestl Purina. 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. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission--you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl Purina home.

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

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 to notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application.

Job: Maintenance Mechanic

Primary Location: Allentown, PA US

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Career Area: Hourly

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