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Maintenance Technician III

Eden, North Carolina
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
We're a leader in the pet care industry, which means we're not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

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Position Summary
As a Maintenance Technician III, you will be responsible for the maintenance of all plant systems, which will include facilities, packing, processing, and batching/unloading/slurrying (BUS). You will troubleshoot and repair both mechanical and electrical equipment. Working in a safe manner at all times, you will play a major role in machine reliability and process improvements across the plant. Our maintenance work includes both predictive and preventative maintenance.

Must be willing to work day and night shift

Primary Responsibilities

Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all equipment that you have been assigned responsibility for by using the following criteria:
All repairs must be done safely and in a craftsman-like manner.
Look for continuous improvement, ideas to improve safety, reliability, quality, throughput, and energy.
Keep your work areas at tour-ready sanitation levels and prevent product safety issues.
All work sites must be kept clear and free of debris.
Work with Engineers on capital upgrades in your area as needed with either actual installation assistance or as an advisor/Team Leader.
Complete any other assigned maintenance duties as directed by Team Leader including the following:
Electrical/Mechanical work for other plant areas.
Attend job-related training (new equipment, safety, new policies, etc.)
Machine Shop work
Housekeeping of shop area's equipment
Maintenance Progression Plan
Follow all plant safety rules and work rules.

Basic Requirements

High school diploma or GED equivalent
2+ years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing, technical, warehouse, industrial, military, or related environment OR a 2-year technical degree



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 Nestlé. 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. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

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  • Job Reference: 706135658-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Nestlé Purina Pet Care
  • Location: Eden, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent