Nestle Maintenance Mechanic in Moss Landing, California

Founded in 1978 on a mission to make delicious, healthy, sustainable foods. At Sweet Earth, we nourish lives by making smart food choices that honor & sustain the land, cultivate a curious mind & plate, and sustain a healthy body. Come join our growing family, make work meaningful and important with us.


  • Maintain, repair, disassemble, and troubleshoot complex processes, high speed packaging machinery, and other manufacturing equipment

  • Fabricate, assemble, repair, and utilize Nestle software reporting system for work orders and Preventative Maintenance

  • Repair and utilize material handling equipment including manual pallet jacks, battery operated pallet jacks, stand up and sit down trucks, scissors lifts, boom type man-lifts, & equipment / component hoists

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

  • Read blueprints, diagrams, and/or machinery manuals to diagnose problems, identify components, and verify proper equipment operation

  • Layout, plan, measure, and execute tasks to support maintenance efforts

  • Utilize power & hand tools such as saws, drills, and small powered equipment to properly and safely to support work activities

  • Install new equipment as necessary

  • Clean tools, parts and equipment after line rebuilds/repairs/maintenance as necessary

  • Provide technical expertise to train and support production and create an environment of continuous learning

  • Maintain housekeeping and sanitation of work area and equipment

  • Use of Nestle computer systems for accurate tracking of product as required

  • Train others on job tasks of this role

  • Perform other duties as assigned



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to read, write, and follow instructions and correspondences.

  • Ability to learn technical terminology.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.

  • Demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude.

  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment failure.

  • Ability to work well with others.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Ability to make independent decisions.

  • Ability to plan and prioritize work.

  • Must be able to pass a Mechanical Aptitude Test.

  • Good customer service interaction, patient teacher, quick learner, good work ethic.

  • Must be able to work overtime including weekends and holidays.

  • Helpful Experience: TPM, RCM, PLC Programming, Sanitary Welding, Machine Shop skills, Electrical Construction, and Ammonia Refrigeration

The Nestle Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Category: Operations, Transportation, Nestle USA

The Nestlé Companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.