Nestle Master Mechanic in Poland Spring, Maine

As the nation s leading bottled water company, Nestle Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we re also committed to developing our people enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.

Nestle Waters consists of four business units: Corporate, Retail, Supply Chain and ReadyRefresh by Nestle. Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you ll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that s challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You ll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.

We are currently seeking a Master Mechanic for our manufacturing/bottling facility in Poland Spring, ME.

Pay rate: 38.00

Schedule: Day shift - 2 3 3 2 schedule, every other weekend

JOB SUMMARY This role supports Factory needs in regards to all electrical/mechanical, PLC control equipment, R&D Projects, and Electrical Control Systems to achieve plan and improve on process efficiency and performance. Support and actively manage troubleshooting and preventative maintenance program to maximize equipment availability, reduce unplanned stoppages, reduce energy and water usage.


Trouble shoots and diagnoses cause of electronic or mechanical malfunctions using knowledge, manuals, SOPs, specifications and other workplace aids

PLC Control programmer will program and modify new and existing PLC programs

Resolves and repairs all system faults and anomalies associated with installation, operation, maintenance, and connectivity problems, including changes, adjustments, and modifications to control code and standard operating parameters.

Writes and debug PLC Logic and make recommendations for major corrective actions

Troubleshoot problems dealing with plant instrumentation and automation equipment to include but not limited to: valves; pressure; temperature; level, flow, conductivity, speed, force instruments; motor controls; PLC s, HMI s, etc.

Calibrate/validate plant instruments to include but not limited to: valves; pressure, temperature, level, flow, pH, conductivity, weight, force and speed instruments;

Work together with co-workers and other department personnel

Participate in TPM pillar activities and own pillar systems with success

Train and coach co-workers on TPM methodology

Obtain drawings, instructional manuals and special procedures, as needed, from files or other sources. Makes any additional sketches, diagrams, etc., as necessary.

Examines jobs to be done and determine scope and best way to accomplish the work. Consults with requester, maintenance planner, and/or Supervisor when necessary.

Actively participate and drive completion of DMAICs

Communicates directly with equipment suppliers, contractors and vendors as necessary

Participante in the hiring process of new Mechanics

Development of applications using Human Machine Interfaces

Ability to integrate PLC-based code into information gathering systems

Working Knowledge of Ethernet/DeviceNet/DH+/ControlNet/Remote I/O Systems

Perform maintenance tasks to include - repairing, planning, coordinating, and improving, from minor rebuilds to major overhauls on all equipment.

Identify processing efficiency improvement opportunities and manage improvement projects

Identify processing waste reduction opportunities and manage waste reduction projects

Streamline preventative maintenance program to help reduce costs of operations through PM optimization.

Support equipment installations, retrofits and upgrades to include organizing vendors and contractors

Communicate, coach and train employees to continuously improve team s ability to respond to equipment failures and loss of production

Will actively support NCE through SLC DOR meetings, DER meetings, GSTD's DMAIC projects and Debriefs or shift handoffs

Areas of responsibility will include but are not limited to Production support - Mechanical Room Water Processing Boiler Room Waste Water Treatment- Water Chemical Treatment Program

Other duties as required



Five or more years proven maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.

Intermediate working knowledge level of PLC programming and automation

Prior experience with high and low pressure compressors, chillers, water treatment, boilers is required.

Strong technical knowledge of compressed air systems (pneumatics), electrical systems, hydraulics and water processing

Ability to perform basic machining with the use of lathe and vertical mill

Experience in welding including TIG welding of stainless

Has advanced knowledge of bottling equipment, PM programs and SAP system

Successfully demonstrates advanced maintenance capabilities and currently regarded as a high performer

Must be self-managed and efficient when performing work unsupervised

Proficient computer navigation skills, including the use of Microsoft Office applications

Available for call-ins or to cover all shifts to support production teams as required

Must display a positive mental attitude and be open to a fast paced ever changing work environment

Be able to work flexible schedule as determined by business needs.

Must have PC experience utilizing or be able to utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet Explorer

Must have a solid safety track record with no SHE related corrective actions

Must be proactive in finding solutions to problems and issues as they arise

Must be able to work and accomplish projects with little to zero supervision

Must be able to communicate verbally and in front of groups

Must be able to foster and build a team-work environment

Must be willing and able to train other mechanics; ability to adapt to other s learning styles is imperative

Proficient skills in GSTD, BDA, CIL, CenterLines, Tagging, PM Step 1 and 2 required

Communicate effectively with various support groups, supervisors, and team members

Develop and prepare necessary reports, and maintain daily documentation

Maintain a high level of professional and organizational ethics and image with all plant and outside personnel

Able to read, interpret and analyze computer generated reports

Perform all tasks with extreme accuracy

Must be able to do physical inspections, (i.e. climbing, reaching, extending)

This is a tremendous opportunity! We offer competitive pay based on education, experience, and other qualifications. Nestle Waters North America offers comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, flex, life, disability, EAP, 401(k) with match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more!

Nestle Waters North America is the nation s leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestle Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. Our tea brands are Nestea, Tradewinds and Sweet Leaf. We re passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you ll receive a competitive total rewards package something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It s not just the work that you ll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you ll receive exactly the kind of benefits you d expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestle Waters?

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

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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