Maintenance Mechanic
Nestle Frontline - Burlington, WI

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Confections & Snacks


Burlington WI


The safe and efficient maintenance and repair of plant equipment.


1.Perform preventative maintenance on plant equipment.

2.Perform predictive maintenance on plant equipment.

3.Perform corrective maintenance on plant equipment.

4.Installation and set up of new equipment.

5.Use of hand tools.

6.Use of machine shop equipment (lathes, pipe threader, etc.).

7.Perform job assignments from verbal and/or work order instructions.

8.Perform job assignments alone or as a member of a work crew, depending on the nature of the assignment.

9.Record job analysis and parts information on work orders.

10.Strict adherence to safety regulations and policies.

11.Maintains work area in a clean and sanitary condition at all times. Work area is defined to include any location in the plant that requires the maintenance mechanic to perform his or her assigned tasks.

12.Any other duties assigned by the Group/Team Leader.

EFFORT (Type and amount of lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying, bending, walking, climbing, visual acuity and hearing required to satisfactorily perform the job.)

1.Occasional lifting of machine parts weighing up to 40 pounds.

2.Daily walking to and from job assignments, to include entire plant.

3.Occasional climbing of stairs, up to 6 flights at any one time.

4.Daily bending, carrying, and kneeling to perform work assignments.

5.Daily pushing of tool cart.

6.Occasional lifting of metal stock weighing up to 50 pounds. Mechanical assistance is available for some lifting tasks.

7.Ability to analyze information and to make an informed decision based on that information.

8. Ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week on a regularly scheduled basis. Schedule may include any or all of the following: 12 hour shifts, 6-day weeks, 7-day weeks.

RESPONSIBILITY (Accountability for the equipment with which the employee works or has control over, as well as the need for observation of the process/product to minimize product loss.)

1.Responsible for any equipment requiring maintenance work.

2.Responsible for maintaining accurate parts use records.

3.Responsible for all materials used in any fabrication project.

4.Responsible for the safety of oneself and any others working in the same area.

5.Responsible for maintaining product integrity.

6.Responsible for company equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS (Temperature extremes, climate, noise factors, air contaminants, chemicals used, physical hazards and working above or below ground level.)

1.Protective eyewear is required in shop areas at all times.

2.Many areas of the plant exceed minimum OSHA noise limits requiring hearing protection. Hearing protection is required in those areas.

3.Some work assignments may require closed vessel entry. Personal protective equipment (life lines, auxiliary air supply, safety watch person, closed vessel entry permit, etc.) is required. Please refer to Closed Vessel Entry Policy and Guidelines before any closed vessel entry is attempted. If there are any questions regarding closed vessel entry, see your Group/Team Leader before attempting any closed vessel entry.

4.Temperatures may range from 40-140 degrees, depending on the area of the plant an individual may be working in.

5.Job duties may require outside work at any time during the year.

6.Use of appropriate personal protective equipment is required during welding operations.

7.Job duties may require working from ladders or platforms 25 feet above floor level.

8.Job duties may involve the use of solvents, oils, grease, etc. Appropriate personal protective equipment is required.


1.Minimum 5 years experience in maintenance field, food plant experience helpful.

2.Proficiency in one or more of the following: machinist, millwright, welder, or pipe fitter.

3.Ability to use hand tools, small powered equipment (saws, drills, etc.), and other shop equipment.

4.Knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics.

5.Ability to carry out verbal and written instructions.

6.Ability to prepare simple written reports.

7.Ability to work with a minimum of supervision in a team environment. Will work alone or as a member of a work crew, depending on the work assignment.

8. Must have HS Diploma or equivalent.