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Maintenance Supervisor

Requisition ID 3063
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:

The Fredericksburg, Iowa location creates sauces, syrups, and flavors primarily focused in our dairy and culinary business for Kerry customers and brands. The Maintenance Supervisor role directs and coordinates all the activities necessary for keeping our production lines up and running! The schedule for this role is Monday-Friday 1st shift.


What you'll do:
The Maintenance Supervisor is fundamental to our team. You’ll be responsible for 6-8 direct reports across 4 departments, and also work regularly with our Maintenance Planner.

Are you a leader who enjoys mentoring and developing your team? 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 this is something you feel passionate about, with the ability uphold our quality and food safety procedures and policies, this may be the next great opportunity for you!

What you’ll need to be successful in this role:
•High School diploma or equivalent
•College degree in applicable field of study is preferred, but we will consider relevant work experience
•Minimum 3 years maintenance experience in manufacturing environment – food, beverage, or pharmaceutical preferred.
•Proven ability to develop and retain top talent, drive process improvement while adhering to budget
•Strong understanding and ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical systems, including PLC Programming

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. 

Nearest Major Market: Waterloo
Nearest Secondary Market: Cedar Falls

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