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Manufacturing Assistant - Maintenance Planner

Requisition ID 12037
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance 
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.

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:

At our Clark, NJ facility we are part of the dairy and culinary division with processing capabilities in Liquid Flavor Compounding, Dry Blending, Extractions, Distillations, Spray Dry, Emulsions, Essential Oils, Oleo Resins, Juice Blending. We are looking for someone to help us keep things running!


We have an immediate openings for a 1st shift Maintenance Planner.


What you'll do:

You’ll work with the Maintenance team to complete and plan equipment installation, troubleshooting and installation, manage and assign work orders and manage unforeseen repairs in a timely fashion. In addition, you will be responsible for leading weekly meetings for the maintenance department.  You’ll follow good manufacturing practices to maintain and manage inventory, implement new planning processes and flows to the current framework in place.   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!


Qualifications and skills

What you'll need to be successful in this role:

  • 3+ years of Maintenance Planning Experience in fast paced environment, high speed packaging experience helpful.
  • 2 years’ previous experience in new process development since this is a new position.
  • Experience working in food/beverage industry is highly preferred
  • High school diploma or GED is required; associated degree in relevant field preferred


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: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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