Maintenance Mechanic
St. Louis , Missouri
May 06, 2017
For thirty years, Nestlé Purina has been proud to call St. Joseph, MO home. Since 1985, our wet dog and cat food factory has provided employment, and a special home for many of our associates who work passionately each day to annually produce 30 million cases of Fancy Feast® and 10 million cases of Beneful® Prepared Meals – two flagship Purina brands. Joining the Purina factory in St. Joseph means you are joining more than a pet food company, but also a very driven and close-knit team focused on safety, personal growth, development and community. Our attention to safety and quality, matched by a culture of continuous improvement, innovation and renovation, helps us to attain our fullest potential. 

Your role in the bigger picture is to provide preventative and predictive maintenance to improve the functionality and safe working order of our manufacturing equipment and machinery. You’ll handle projects that span the spectrum of electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, pneumatics, and welding responsibilities. So, if you’re up for the dare to expand your career in the world of manufacturing, join our Purina Family. We’ll always challenge you to think: “What’s Next?”

Provide maintenance support for utilities, valves, bearings, gearboxes, motors, conveyors, packaging/processing equipment, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment.
Utilizing PLC’s to troubleshoot and replace/repair electrical components of industrial equipment.
Weld (MIG, TIG, ARC, etc..) to repair parts and/or equipment.

Perform all other duties as assigned

High School diploma or GED equivalent

Experience (Years/Type):  
1+ years’ maintenance experience in a manufacturing, industrial, technical or military environment. 

A little about us:
We aim to make discoveries that better the lives of pets everywhere through the highest-quality production of pet food, snacks and litter. Pets are our passion. Safety is our promise. Progress is our pledge.

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