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Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID 3962
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance 
Posting Type DNI
Career Builder CB 

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

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.

About the role:

Our Delta BC location is part of our Liquid Beverage division and has roughly 70 employees.We are looking for someone to help us keep things running! We have an immediate opening for a Maintenance Technician. The schedule for this role is 3:30AM – 12:00PM

What you'll do:

You’ll work with the Maintenance Manager 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
  • Calibrate and operate pH meters, refractometers, digital and mechanical scales
  • 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
  • Monitor non-inventory production supplies
  • Support the SQF Food Safety and Quality System by implementing and following procedures, taking part in GMP inspections and internal audits, and participating in training.
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.

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

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Technical degree or certification preferred
  • 1-3 years minimum experience working in a production/manufacturing environment, preferrably in food/bev/pharm industry
  • Knowledge nad understanding of GMP and HACCP programs
  • Mechanical knowledge of high speed production equipment and sanitation requirements
  • Knowledge of all hand and power tools
  • Knowledge of electrical, electronic, logic and programmable devices
  • Able to troubleshoot and diagnose equipment failures (mechanical and electrical)
  • Able to effectively communicate with co-workers and plant management
  • Able to work flexible hours and overtime as required.

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 .                                                                                                            

Kerry is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request. 

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