We’re a “safety first” culture driven by a zero defect and zero waste mentality set out to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. Over 100 years in existence, we’ve grown our passionate Purina Family as we’ve grown the breadth of our business. As a Maintenance Technician, you’ll join our factory Bloomfield which is home to one of our litter factories since 1995. This factory was the first to produce Lightweight® litter, which has revolutionized the category within the pet care industry – a product that weighs half the amount of conventional litter. Unique to this factory is an overhead bridge that allows full pallets of finished products to be conveyed to the distribution center just north of the factory. This innovation, in conjunction with various others, played a considerable role in Nestlé Purina earning the Malcolm Baldrige Award.
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 mechanical maintenance support for utilities, boilers, motors, conveyors, mills, packaging equipment, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment.
• Troubleshoot electrical controls, such as motor circuits and process packaging machinery.
• Install, maintain, calibrate, and troubleshoot PLCs.
• Utilize SAP maintenance system for work order functions.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
High School diploma or GED equivalent
3+ 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.