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Passion is the pulse of Purina. You don’t have to be a pet owner, but you must be able to find your square – find passion in the work you do, the people you encounter and the opportunities you experience. Within our walls, you’ll discover ways to do what’s never been done before, and you’ll do it with integrity and expertise. Your relentless pursuit to break boundaries, pioneer new brands and revolutionize the bond between pets and people will help you fit right in. Working together, #WeStandTaller.

Maintenance Mechanic (2nd shift)

Job Number 17007763 Company Nestle Purina PetCare Company Location Springfield, Missouri


Springfield is home to one of six Purina litter factories, which mass produces cellulose-based cat litter, dog litter, and animal bedding.  This factory sits on approximately five acres of land in the Partnership Industrial Park, which is 166 miles southeast of St. Louis, MO where our Headquarters is located.   This factory is a staple business in the small Missouri Town. 
Your role in the bigger picture is to manage the preventative and predictive maintenance to improve the functionality and safe working order of our manufacturing equipment and machinery. You’ll handle projects that span the spectrum of electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, pneumatics, and welding responsibilities. Your role will have a managerial feel when working the second shift – you’ll be the go-to person for various needs that have the ability to have tremendous impact. Although your role is critical in our continuous improvement and success, so is your work-life balance. 

We’re a global organization known widely as a ‘Best Place to Work’. Our culture continuously dares us to Stand Taller and ask “what’s next?” Are you up to the dare? Join our Purina Family

  • Conducts repair and preventative maintenance activities related to mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical systems as they pertain to all phases of manufacturing operations.
  • Designs, fabricates and installs necessary support equipment to existing equipment, structures and process as identified by engineering or plant management. 
  • Conducts daily inspections, lubrication and adjustments on equipment. 
  • Performs various forms of recordkeeping and documentation as required.  Performs goods movements of maintenance parts as required.
  • Works within SAP to submit and manage work orders
Perform all other duties as assigned.




High School Diploma or GED Equivalent 

1+ years of maintenance experience in manufacturing/industrial/technical/automotive or military environment  OR a Two Year Technical Degree

The Nestle companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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