Maintenance Technician (Processing)

Nestle International Denver , CO 80208

Posted 3 months ago

Maintenance Technician (Processing)

Job Description

Aside from its 300 days of annual sunshine, breathtaking scenery and remaining a mecca for some of the country's best brews, Denver has consistently ranked in the 'Top 10 pet-loving cities' and 'Top 5 dog-friendly cities' year over year. Purina has a proud presence in this mile-high city, having been in operation since 1930. Its first 42 years in operation were primarily to produce livestock feed until the plant transitioned into a pet food-only manufacturer in 1972. Since then, the location became the first-ever pet food factory to utilize solar energy. To date, we're proud to sustainably produce 260,134 tons annually of Dog Chow, Cat Chow, Kit n Kaboodle, Alpo, Beneful, Purina ONE Beyond, Purina ONE and Pro Plan.

As a Processing Maintenance Technician, your role, in the bigger picture, is to manage the preventative and predictive maintenance to improve the functionality and safe working order of our manufacturing equipment and machinery. You will handle projects that span the electrical, mechanical and automation maintenance challenges. This position will be scheduled for an off shift (2nd or 3rd shift). So, if you're up for the dare to expand your career in the world of manufacturing, join our Purina Family. We'll always challenge you to think: "What's Next?"


  • Assist in daily maintenance operations of the plant as scheduled in a proper, timely, and safe manner.

  • Troubleshoot and repair semi-complex mechanical machinery to include pumps, fans, meters, control valves, etc.

  • Troubleshoot and repair minor pneumatic and hydraulic problems

  • Assemble, install, test, and repair motor controls

  • Ability to operate, maintain, and install all shop equipment

  • Assist with layout and installation of steam, air, gas, sprinkler, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems with supervisor and have basic understanding of lighting and power systems

Perform all other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience (Years/Type):

  • 1+ years of Maintenance experience in a manufacturing, industrial, technical, automotive or military environment OR 2 Year Technical Degree

To our veterans and separated service membersyou'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 adaptability, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our missionyou'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl Purina home

Job: Maintenance Technician (Processing)

Primary Location: Denver, CO US

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Career Area: Hourly

Nestle Purina PetCare Company

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Maintenance Technician (Processing)

Nestle International