Maintenance Mechanic | Starting Pay at $29.05hr

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

fort dodge, ia, usa
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 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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Position Summary

As a Maintenance Mechanic you will be responsible for the maintenance of all plant systems, which will include facilities, unloading, processing, packing and warehouse operations. You will troubleshoot and repair both mechanical and electrical equipment. Working in a safe manner at all times, you will play a major role in machine reliability and process improvements across the plant. Our maintenance work includes both predictive and preventative maintenance.

  • Maintenance of plant systems: mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and instrumentation
  • Troubleshoot electrical controls systems including motors and PLCs
  • Use test equipment such as multimeters, megohmmeters, and process simulators
  • Repair gear reducers, belt and screw conveyors, chain elevators, and packaging equipment
  • Maintain wastewater system, boiler operations, cooling towers, and general building needs
  • Complete predictive maintenance such as vibration analysis and oil sample collection

When you build your career as a Maintenance Mechanic at our Fort Dodge facility, you’ll enjoy:

  • Competitive pay, eligibility for overtime, & quarterly bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits including annual Lifestyle Spending Account, full health benefits, & 401k match
  • Vacation time and excellent maternity/paternity leave
  • Work/life balance with a 12-hour 2/3 work schedule

The pay progression entry rate is $29.05 with earning potential up to $36.00.


  • High School diploma or GED.
  • 1+ year of maintenance experience in a manufacturing, technical, warehouse, industrial, military, or related environment OR a 2 year technical degree completed


  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends.

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 hourly pay for this position starts at a pay rate of $29.05 an hour for Maintenance Mechanic. 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 about us at Nestle in the US Benefits | Nestlé Careers (


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