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(Archived) Electro Mechanic (Electrician Technician)

Last Updated: 9/24/20

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Electro Mechanic (Electrician Technician) Job Description 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 manufacturer, and one of the largest manufacturers within the area of Allentown, PA, 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, and as we invest in our people, we invest in our shared future. As an Electro-Mechanic Specialist, you’ll join our factory in north eastern Pennsylvania, which manufactures ALPO, and Friskies brand canned cat and dog food along with Friskies pouch products.
As an Electro- Mechanic Specialist in our Wet Plant, you will work and collaborate with across multiple departments including production and maintenance to solve problems and implement solutions quickly in order to keep factory assets operating efficiently. So, if you’re up for the dare to expand your career in the world of manufacturing, join our Purina Family. We’ll always challenge you to think: “What’s Next?”
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understand how automated equipment and its components work.
  • Remain proficient with the operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of industrial electrical control systems, electromechanical systems, instrumentation, and fluid power.
  • Operate, program, troubleshoot, repair, and modify medium-scale programmable automation equipment, industrial circuits and associated networks commonly found in industry.
  • Utilize basic rigging, mechanical practices, pipefitting, and welding skills in an industrial environment.
  • Consistently demonstrate the use of OSHA safety standards and all other safe work practices.
  • Work independently and collaboratively to maintain equipment and solve technical problems.
  • Operate forklift to move equipment or parts as needed.
  • Remain proficient at utilizing computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS/SAP Systems).
  • Perform other duties as directed by supervision.

Basic Qualifications:
  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 1+ years maintenance experience in a manufacturing, industrial, technical, automotive, military or related environment OR a two year technical degree

Asset Questions:
  • Do you have 1+ year working with controls?



To our veterans and separated service members—you’re at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you’ve 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 you’ll consider sharing in our mission—you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.
The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment. Job: Electro Mechanic (Electrician Technician) Primary Location: Allentown, PA US Other Location: Career Area: Hourly Nestle Purina PetCare Company https://nestleusa.taleo.net/careersection/7/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=20000981

Company Details


Nestle Purina PetCare

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...