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Nestle Maintenance Technician in Waverly, Iowa

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.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Position Summary

Our factory in Waverly is located on the Cedar River in Northeast Iowa. Waverly is a beautiful, family-friendly town of 10,000 people. Waverly is also home to Wartburg college, a prestigious private collage, which gives Waverly a progressive, energizing college vibe.

The function of this position is: To work as a team member to operate and maintain various packaging equipment in a safe and productive manner. Respond to all line stoppages quickly, and return to operation through trouble shooting and repairing the problem. Complete overhauls and changeover duties. Perform preventative maintenance in order to prevent line stoppages. Maintain all required paperwork including but not limited to quality checks, production reports, and inventory documentation. To perform and understand quality checks and associated paper work in accordance with the Nestle QMS. To maintain general housekeeping and food safety related sanitation. To learn and adhere to good manufacturing practices. To support and contribute to a continuous improvement culture. Perform troubleshooting and equipment repair. Complete overhauls and changeover duties. Complete and understand all inventory transactions required for the position. Create and complete work orders and their associated parts transactions.

$3000 sign on bonus, paid out as follows: $1000 at 30 days employment, $1000 at 6 months, and $1000 at 9 months

Vacation time, paid holidays, 401K, and benefits available

Relocation assistance offered

Primary Duties:

  • Inventory consumptions and reversals

  • Quality checks/Line relief

  • Inspections and preventative maintenance

  • Repair and equipment troubleshooting- work order creating and completion

  • Operate and control line equipment

  • Equipment changeovers

  • General housekeeping and sanitation

Job requirements:

  • Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment strongly preferred.

  • Ability to communicate written and orally in English.

  • Willing and able to stand on a frequent basis.

  • Willing and able to work overtime.

  • Willing and able to work various shifts.

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. 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. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.