We are currently seeking a Maintenance Mechanic – Electrical and PLC for our manufacturing/bottling facility in Poland Spring, ME.
As the nation’s leading bottled water company, Nestlé 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.
Nestlé Waters consists of four business units: Corporate, Retail, Supply Chain and ReadyRefresh by Nestlé. 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.
Pay rate: $40.00 ($39.00 start, $39.50 90 days, $40.00 180 days)
Schedule: Shift is open to being M-F or Su-W on Days
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
•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
•Available for call-ins or to cover all shifts to support production teams as
•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
•Communicate effectively with various support groups, supervisors, and team
•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!
To our veterans and separated
service members: you are at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent
to join Nestlé. The skills that you have gained while serving our country, such
as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are aligned with the skills that we
look for when we think about what success looks like at Nestle. We hope that
you will consider sharing in our mission and purpose to enhance quality of life
and contribute to a healthier future.
Nestlé 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, Nestlé Pure
Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. 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
Applicants with criminal histories are welcome to apply.”