Nestle USA (


  full-time   employee

United States

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.
We are currently seeking a PLC Maintenance Mechanic for our manufacturing/bottling facility in Woodridge, IL.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Proactive maintenance to minimize equipment downtime
  • Reactive maintenance on production lines to recover from component failure
  • Troubleshoot and repair production and support equipment for processing, packaging, palletizing, etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of PLC programming and troubleshooting, working
  • knowledge of RS Logics, RS Links and Device net
  • Creative problem solving to perform equipment improvements
  • Repair mechanical, electrical, and structural components
  • Create retrofits and fabrication as needed
  • Machine tear down/repair and assembly
  • Planning of preventative maintenance and project work
  • Creation and completion of SAP reports, including work orders
  • Strong communication skills with others with the ability to coach others
  • Safely operate forklift, scissor lift and boom truck
  • Work on Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Variable Frequency Drives
  • (VFDs), and electric motors
  • Adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the work areas and all associated equipment
  • Cross train on all production and support equipment
  • Ability to work off shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
  • Execute preventative maintenance tasks on production and support equipment
  • Work with production technicians to troubleshoot issues compromising operational efficiency
  • Provide technical training to production technicians
  • Properly record task completion and use of maintenance parts and materials in AMM
  • Adhere to good housekeeping standards in maintenance parts area and at work stations
  • Relieve production technicians and substitute during absences
Key qualifications include:
? Minimum of three (3) years of experience working in maintenance related fields.
? High school diploma or equivalent.
? Prior experience in a high speed clean manufacturing environment preferred,
   prior food, hot fill beverage or pharmaceutical experience a plus.
? Strong mechanical and electrical skills with a strong understanding of equipment
   troubleshooting and repair.
? Proven knowledge of Industrial Electrical T/S and Maintenance
? Experience working with AB PLC-5, SLC-500, & CLX 5000 processors.
? Experience in PV, PV+
? Demonstrated maintenance and troubleshooting skills with PLC's and VFD's.
? Willingness to work flexible shifts depending on project/production requirements.
? Motivated self-starter with the ability to work in a team and independently to
   achieve team objectives.
? Computer navigation skills, to include Microsoft Office applications.
? SAP and Datapass or equivalent system experience preferred.
? Able to lift 100 lbs. and pull 118 lbs. as required.
? Able to work with an awkward posture for 2 hours or more as required.
? Ability to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check
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.  Our tea brand is Nestea.  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 Nestlé Waters?
The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.


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