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Maintenance Mechanic I

About Kerry

 

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Where you'll work:

 

Come and join a manufacturing plant where we produce 30 million pounds of sweets! Doesn't that sound yummy?

Join our Affton, MO team of ~150 employees and manufacture bakes and dough sweet products; chocolate & compounds; confection & coated sweets; sweet fillings & varigates; and sweet particulates.

 

We have an immediate opening for a 3rd shift (10:30p.m. -7a.m. Monday - Friday) Maintenance Technician to join our Affton, MO team!

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


Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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