Seamer Mechanic (Maintenance Technician)
Company: Nestl-- Purina
Posted on: January 16, 2020
Nestle Purina Petcare Company is a safety first culture driven by a
zero defect and zero waste mentality set out to enrich the lives of
pets everywhere. As a leading pet food producer and one of the
largest manufacturers in the area, we carry on the legacy of our
founder who led us to reshape the larger Pet Care Category. We
believe that our people are the source of our competitive advantage
so we invest in our people in order to invest in our shared
As a Seamer Mechanic, youll join our factory in Allentown,
Pennsylvania, which manufactures ALPO and Friskies brand canned cat
and dog food along with Friskies pouch products. This particular
position provides the opportunity to get specialized training on
Can Seaming Equipment. Our intention is to build on your mechanical
experience, provide technical training and help you develop into a
world class Seamer. Within the Allentown factory, you will be the
go-to person for the various needs associated with this critical
role. In the bigger picture, your job is to perform preventative
and predictive maintenance and to improve the reliability and
safety of our manufacturing equipment. You will handle a wide array
of maintenance projects including mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic
repairs as well as welding. So, if youre up for the dare to expand
your career in the world of manufacturing, take the first step and
apply today to join our Purina family.
- Perform lubrication, preventive maintenance, and repairs as
directed by maintenance or production leadership.
- Weld, burn, and braze (AC-DC stick, oxygen acetylene) to a
reasonable degree of strength with the appropriate accuracy and
- Utilize PdM (Predictive Maintenance) tools such as handheld
vibration analyzer, sonic tester, laser aligner, and a thermal
imager to detect and diagnose equipment issues.
- Read, follow, and interpret basic types of piping schematics as
well as blueprints, illustrated parts breakdown, etc., essential to
- Assist the Chief Seamer Mechanic with rebuild, diagnosis,
adjustments and repairs as needed to all equipment in the filling
area of the Processing Department.
- Attend training sessions or utilize other methods to acquire
knowledge of seaming equipment or systems.
- Perform all other duties as assigned.
- High School Diploma/GED and 1+ year of maintenance experience
in a manufacturing, technical, industrial, military or related
environment OR two year technical degree.
You must be available to work all shifts, overtime and
To our veterans and separated service membersyoure at the forefront
of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl-- Purina. The
skills youve gained while serving our country, such as flexibility,
agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make
you successful in this role. We hope youll consider sharing in our
missionyoull join a cohort of others who have chosen to call
Nestl-- Purina home.
The Nestl-- Companies are equal employment and affirmative action
employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for
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