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Maintenance Supervisor - 1st Shift

Requisition ID 32308
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function General Management/Senior Executive 
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:


At our Baltimore, MA facility we are part of the Fleishman’s Vinegar division and hundreds of different products for Kerry and our retail customers. If you’re looking to build a career in manufacturing with a team you can have some fun with, we might be the team for you. We are looking for someone to help us keep things running!


We have an immediate opening for a 1st shift Maintenance Supervisor. The schedule M-F 8:00am – 4:00 pm.


What you'll do:


As the Maintenance Supervisor you’ll supervise, and coordinate activities of maintenance employees engaged in all phases of plant maintenance and sanitation. Implement a comprehensive maintenance program for plant equipment including preventive maintenance initiatives.  Direct a variety of maintenance and repair functions on plant machinery including pumps, electric motors, pneumatic valves, and other associated equipment.


To include the following:


  • Assist in planning of plant maintenance projects.
  • Execute plant projects on time and within budget guidelines
  • Plan and implement a maintenance program for the plant.
  • Supervise plant repairs including basic electrical, plumbing, welding, etc.
  • Plan and execute plant sanitation and housekeeping programs for the maintenance department.
  • Ensure all maintenance actions and programs include and follow appropriate safety procedures.
  • Write MER’s for equipment purchases needed for the plant, submit them to the Superintendent for approval. 
  • Assist in operational process of plant as needed.


What you'll need to be successful and safe:


  • Certified to repair basic 110/220-volt electrical wiring
  • Certified to repair and maintain instrumentation and low voltage circuits.
  • Ability to read blueprints, wiring diagrams, and flowcharts.
  • Detail oriented – Ability to catch in consistencies and correct errors.
  • Critical thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems..




  • 2-year technical school degree in a related field and 5 or more years of related work experience.
  • Journeyman electrical license is a plus.
  • 5 years’ experience minimum in building maintenance and/or machinery repair and supervisory/management role.




  • Demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Demonstrate strong Safety-First attitude.
  • Be proficient with computers including Microsoft Software systems (Word, Excel)
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Use a logical approach to troubleshooting issues and prioritizing production needs.
  • Recognize problems when they occur and to work toward the solution of those problems.
  • Pay attention to details and pursue quality in accomplishing work duties and tasks. Look for opportunities to reduce costs or increase productivity without reducing effectiveness.
  • Effectively and professionally communicate with Management Team Members and external vendors. Present information clearly and accurately in both written and verbal communication.

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: Baltimore

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