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Maintenance Manager Charleville

Requisition ID 2684
Position Type FT Permanent
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Recruiter SD1


We’re Kerry Foods – a leading name in the global food industry, and a distinctly individual business. We’re home to incredible brands, over 6000 brilliant people and big ambitions. Our products, many of which are household favourites, are eaten by millions of people every day. Your energy, enthusiasm and fresh thinking could help us reach millions more.

About the role

Here at Kerry Foods we lead the way in manufacturing and marketing chilled foods that delight consumers across the UK, Ireland and international markets. As well as creating the finest customer-branded chilled foods, we also own an impressive stable of our own household name brands, from Cheestrings, Yollies, Denny and Dairygold to Mattessons, Wall’s and Richmond sausages.

At Kerry Foods in Charleville, we have a brand new opportunity for a MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING MANAGER to join the Engineering Function.

This role is key in strengthening the people aspect of the Engineering and Maintenance team on site to plan requirements for future performance.

You will work with the Site Engineering Manager and Engineering Group Leader to make this happen. The ideal candidate will have 3-4 years’ experience in a Maintenance Manager role with time served and trade qualifications in preferably a mechanical bias.

Charleville is our cheese processing plant and home to the much loved Cheestrings brand. Based on the Kilmallock road, it is an easily accessible location. Kerry Foods is a dynamic and fast paced organisation, driven by innovation and passion topped off with an entrepreneurial  spirit. Apply now and don't miss out! 

Some Role Requirements:

  • Supporting the site to come up with a strategy for engineering implementation & asset life-cycle-management
  • Proactively ensure all team members have a proactive approach to H&S, Implementation of essential engineering processes
  • People development plan - develop training strategy for engineering team members and deliver development plans
  • Implement performance management for all engineering team members
  • Liaise with Internal stakeholders, External Engineering Personnel and Third party service providers.
  • Set up and management of Service Level Agreements for standard servicing & maintenance. of plant & utilities.
  • Ensure contingency response for out of hours and critical failures. 
  • Apply all required permits to work (including contractor control).
  • Ensure relevant legal & regulatory requirements are adhered to with reference to hazardous materials


  • Degree Mechanical, Manufacturing, Engineering or trades .
  • Extensive experience in a process industry (food desirable).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal Skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to apply engineering principles in practical application.
  • Team leadership and development.
  • Strong business knowledge and ability to interface with manufacturing organisation.

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