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Maintenance Supervisor

Requisition ID 12669
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance 
Recruiter #LI-DT1
Posting Type LI

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.
Where you'll work

At our Elk Grove Village plant we feel good about creating our sweet and cereal products. These products for our Kerry customers and brands not only make our food taste better, but are manufactured by a company committed to producing real and wholesome ingredients. Our people care - about their community, their team and the results we create every day. If you’re looking for a manufacturing facility where you can build a career and have fun while you do it, we might be the team for you.  

What you'll do

This Maintenance Supervisor role reports into the Maintenance Manager and directs/coordinates all the activities necessary for keeping our production lines up and running! We are looking for someone comfortable working on 1st shift from 7:00/8:00am - 4:00/5:00pm Monday through Fridaywith flexibility needed for successful shift changeover, as well as being available to work with your 2nd/3rd shift teams. This could include occasional weekends. You’ll also be responsible for 8 direct reports, and also work regularly across our plant teams. This position will allow you to gain experience with multiple technologies including extrusion, mixing and blending, and also offers career advancement opportunities!


Are you a leader who enjoys mentoring and developing your team? Do you enjoy being hands on with equipment and rolling up your sleeves? We’re looking for someone who is knowledgeable on the floor and takes pride in their work. Someone who is a team player, but can also make tough decisions and is committed to ensuring everyone is doing their part to contribute to our success. Do you have a passion for process improvement and efficiencies? We strongly believe in “Safety First, Quality Always” for our employees, products, and customers. If you are passionate about ordering parts, inventory management, PLC troubleshooting and programming, as well as thriving in a fast past environment and is mechanically inclined, this may be the opportunity for you!

What you'll need
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years maintenance experience in manufacturing environment, with 3 years in a Maintenance Supervisor role, preferably in food or beverage manufacturing industry
  • Strong understanding and ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical systems.  Managing maintenance KPIs is required
  • Experience creating/enhancing a preventative maintenance program and working within a maintenance system, preferably SAP
  • Proven ability to develop and retain top talent, career succession planning, coaching/training and abiliyt to drive process improvement while adhering to budget
  • Is the best still not good enough? If continuous improvement for safety, quality, cost and customer service goals are important to you, this could be the right opportunity for you!

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 .                                                                                                         

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