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CI Engineer

Requisition ID 28625
Position Type FT Permanent
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance 

Division  Kerry Foods


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


We are looking for a Continuous Improvement Engineer to support our engineering team at Kerry Foods Enniskillen site, where we produce Fridge Raiders and Mr Brain's products.


This is a permanent opportunity, working Monday to Friday on day hours.


Key responsibilities


It is critical that the Continuous Improvement Engineers are successful in implementing improvements to equipment and processes through the Kerry Lean Program, Kerry Asset Management System and Kerry Production System.


  • Continuous Improvement: Ensure that equipment productivity is maximised through the continuous monitoring and trending of improvements and equipment availability. Implement initiatives across production stream equipment and process in order to maximise reliability.
  • Asset Management: Design out the need for maintenance. Design and execute condition-based maintenance schedules, Autonomous Maintenance and Fixed Time Maintenance Routines.
  • Planning & Scheduling: To assist and co-ordinate planning requirements within the production stream. To execute weekend work schedules as required. In the event of serious breakdowns outside day shift hours to use the current escalation procedure to notify necessary people. To support other production streams when requested.
  • Manufacturing Support: Support the manufacturing process and to act as stand in Engineering Leader where required. To work with the Process Team on new products and processes ensuring they are planned, implemented and reviewed so as to be seamlessly integrated into current processes.
  • Technical Training: Partake and when relevant deliver technical training to the production stream team members with the emphasis being one-point lessons on the key pieces of equipment.
  • Information Management: Input information to the production stream technical database including all shared learning’s from improvements, routines, problem solving, preventative maintenance and autonomous maintenance activities.
  • Log and record and trend the usage of all spare parts


Qualifications and skills


  • Relevant third level engineering qualification or a time served apprenticeship in a high volume, highly automated manufacturing environment
  • Specialisation in either electrical, mechanical or automation & control.
  • An understanding of all the equipment within the production stream.
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Willingness to develop and motivate other team members by sharing professional knowledge and experience.
  • Dynamic & Target Driven
  • Flexible and open to change
  • Innovative problem solver




  • Proven experience in a high volume, highly automated manufacturing environment
  • An understanding of the principles and tools of lean manufacturing

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