Maintenance Technician | $35/hr

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

People & HR
Williamsburg, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

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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Introducing Nestlé Purina’s new Williamsburg Township, Ohio, factory – just 30 miles east of Cincinnati. This world-class factory will be built from the ground up to produce a wide variety of some of the most trusted and beloved pet care brands in the U.S. Our passionate team in Williamsburg Township will work in an environment that values safety, the latest technology in manufacturing and a culture of learning. Help us write the next chapter of Purina’s history.

Position Summary

The Nestle Purina Maintenance Department is seeking to build a team of technicians with a variety of skillsets including but not limited to: general electrical and mechanical troubleshooting (motors, PLCs, conveyor systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, electrical wiring, welding, and bearing replacements). As a Maintenance Technician, you will have the opportunity to contribute your skills and background within a collaborative, cross-functional team. You will train on new equipment and aid in the execution of both planned maintenance and predictive maintenance activities.

These are full-time positions with shift options on either 6am-6pm or 6pm-6am, operating on 2-2-3 schedule (two days on, two days off, three days on). The first several months of this role are project related with the goal of planning and developing the department as we approach operational startup. This position will require travel up to 50% for training purposes to other Nestle Purina factory locations within the U.S. Travel will significantly reduce once the Williamsburg Township plant reaches operation.

The starting pay for this position is $35.00/hr. with a strategic Maintenance Progression Plan that provides for increasing wages up to $39.00/hr., based on knowledge/skill demonstration, technical assessments and performance reviews. In this role, you will enjoy a retention bonus, overtime pay, a quarterly bonus, $500 Lifestyle Spending each year, full health benefits, 401k match, generous PTO, excellent maternity/paternity leave and more!

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for following all plant safety rules and work rules. Your primary responsibility in all of the work you perform is to be safe.
  • Execute Planned Maintenance (PM) activities to proactively prevent failures and promote safe and efficient operations.
  • Create, revise and improve parts kits working with salary planner/scheduler to build part kits into SAP.
  • Work to reduce unplanned stoppages through effective root cause analysis.
  • Provide on-shift electrical and mechanical troubleshooting support to identify and repair technical breakdowns
  • Support a positive and collaborative culture with the expectation that Zero Safety Incidents, Zero Quality Defects, and Zero Preventable Stoppages is achievable.
  • Utilize our SAP system to properly log maintenance related information including work time, parts issuing, failure logs, and work order notes.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2+ years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing, technical, warehouse, industrial, military, or related environment


  • Technical degree or certification applicable to manufacturing or industrial maintenance


  • Must be willing to travel up to 50% for training purposes until factory operational startup and/or you are fully qualified in your role. There will be little to no travel required once the Williamsburg Township facility is operational.

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 starting hourly pay for this position is $35.00 an hour for Maintenance Technician C. The pay progression plan follows: Maintenance Technician B $36.00, Maintenance Technician A $39.00. 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. Learn more at About Us | Nestlé Careers (



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