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Nestle Packing Mechanic in Clinton, Iowa

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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As a Packing Mechanic, you will be responsible for maintaining and repairing packing equipment in a safe and efficient manner. You will need a basic understanding of electricity and be able to troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical equipment. You will be responsible for product changeovers, lubricating equipment, and assisting with general mechanical troubleshooting. Working in a safe manner at all times, you will play a major role in machine reliability and process improvements. Our maintenance work includes both predictive and preventative maintenance.

  • Make mechanical and electrical repair on all plant packing equipment with minimal supervision

  • Knowledge of all plant equipment and material flow through oral review and assessments

  • Troubleshoot, provide repair, or replace any mechanical equipment

  • Replace simple electrical devices, such as, motors, fuses, and switches

  • Duties will include production changeovers, welding, layout, fabrication, and other duties as needed


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1+ year maintenance experience in a manufacturing, industrial, technical, warehouse or military or related environment


  • Must be open to working nights and weekends

Don’t meet all the qualifications listed under “other”? These are preferred, but not required. When you apply for a role with Nestlé Purina, we ensure that individual confidentiality is held to the highest regard. We are intentional about

creating an inclusive workplace for everyone. We consider our associates our most valuable assets. Please apply for full consideration.

The approximate hourly pay for this position is $31.93 an hour for Maintenance C rate. The pay progression plan follows: Maintenance B $39.59, Maintenance A $41.50. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.

Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Nestle in the US Benefits | Nestlé Careers (



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.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

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