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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic - 3rd Shift - Affton, MO

Requisition ID 33040
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Posting Type DNI

Kerry is a global leader in taste & nutrition. Our manufacturing facilities produce and supply the world with over 15,000 different food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products throughout the world. With a commitment toward sustainability and reputation for innovation, a career with Kerry offers you the chance to change the way the world sees food and nutrition. A career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Where You'll Work:


For a limited time only, we are offering a $1,500.00 sign on bonus when you start your new career with us!


Our Affton, MO location is part of our Sweet Division and creates all kinds of tasty treats! In this confectionery site, we make chocolate and cocoa coated sweets, and fillings for other bakery products. Our team prides itself on being collaborative and having a healthy culture where working hard and doing a good job is recognized and appreciated. 


Shift Information: This opening is on our 3rd shift. The hours are 10:30PM - 7:00AM. You will be required to work overtime and this will include weekends. You can expect 50-55 hours per week.


What You'll Do:


You’ll work with the Maintenance team to complete building repairs, equipment installation, troubleshooting and installation, fulfillment of assigned work orders and unforeseen repairs in a timely fashion. You’ll follow good manufacturing practices to maintain inventory, preventative maintenance, good housekeeping and ensure compliance with all safety and environmental laws and regulations. We strongly believe in “Safety First, Quality Always” for our employees, products, and customers. If this is something you’re passionate about also, this could be your next great opportunity!


Important areas of operations you’ll work on (but are not limited to):


  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearing, gears, and other parts of machinery

  • Install and maintain pipe systems, hydraulic steam, pneumatic equipment

  • Repair and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and other related equipment

  • Building maintenance including minor plumbing, welding, and general upkeep

What You Need To Be Successful In This Role:


5+ years of Industrial Maintenance Experience.

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment & food/beverage experience is highly preferred

  • High school diploma or GED is required; associated degree in relevant field preferred

  • Possess and demonstrate basic technical knowledge of some or all of the following:

    • Stainless Steel Welding/Fabrication

    • Ability to be or become or is a Sanitary Certified welder. (outside certification)

    • Piping systems

    • Electricity

    • PLC’s (Programmable logic controllers) – a plus

    • Process control instrumentation

    • HVAC systems

    • Process equipment

    • Personal Computing

8155 New Hampshire Saint Louis, MO 63123 - Food Manufacturing - Industrial Maintenance Technician - Mechanic - Electrician - SAP - Repair

What's In It For You:


  • We are currently offering a $1,500.00 sign on bonus, when you start with us. You will receive $750.00 after 30 working days and $750.00 after 90 working days of employment.

  • Competitive pay, and weekly paychecks paid on Thursdays
  • Career advancement and growth opportunities 

  • Friendly, close-knit team and supervisors invested in your success

  • Full benefits, including mental health, employee assistance program & more!


Ready to join our team? Apply today to let us know you want to join one of our hiring events!


Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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