Maintenance Mechanic Trainee - 3rd Shift

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

Schaumburg, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

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Maintenance Mechanic Trainee – 3rd Shift

Seeking a motivated Maintenance Mechanic Trainee to join our team. Responsible to learn and assist designated (mentoring) mechanics, electricians, and refrigeration technicians with the intention to become skilled in these various areas to have continued success.


  • 3rd shift 10pm to 6:30am, Sunday -Saturday 6-day work week

  • Schedule with opportunities for overtime.

  • Starting hourly pay of $20, based on knowledge and demonstrated skill.

  • Yearly reviews and raises.

  • Comprehensive Nestlé benefits after 30 days of employment.


  • Meets with mentor and maintenance manager weekly to evaluate skills learned in each specific concentration area.

  • Operates, troubleshoots, and maintains mechanical and electrical automation equipment including motor control circuits, drives, and PLC systems.

  • Re-assembles equipment after it has been cleaned and ensures it is operating OEM standards.

  • Complete minor repairs and assists other mechanics, electricians or refrigeration technicians required.

  • Performs preventive and corrective maintenance, rebuilds, and calibrations according to work orders in CMMS.

  • Monitors equipment performance during production start-up, changeovers, and new installs.

  • Ensures that all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) are followed and the highest standards for quality, safety, and compliance are promoted.

  • Follows all company policies & procedures as well as the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's).


  • Ability to work overtime, irregular hours, or rotating shifts required.

  • High school diploma, GED, or trade school equivalent preferred.

  • 1-year degree in industrial maintenance, electrical, or related field preferred.

  • 1+ years of experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, electricity, AC/Servo drives, motors, and controls preferred.

  • 1-year related experience and/or training in general maintenance preferred


  • 1+ years of industrial maintenance experience; food manufacturing experience is helpful.

  • Ability to use electric test equipment and take measurements accurately.

  • Ability to read, interpret, and revise documents such as equipment manuals, policies, instructions, and schematics.

  • Experience with computers including CMMS, Microsoft, and PDF applications.

  • Ability to speak, write, and understand English. Ability to speak Spanish is helpful.

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