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Maintenance Supervisor

Requisition ID 35880
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance 
Recruiter #LI-PO1
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.

About the role

The role requires the highest levels of craft competencies in order to provide the necessary work activities to install, trouble-shoot, maintain, diagnose, replace, repair and maintain plant production equipment. Work includes a wide variety of food processing and related machinery with sub-components that use pneumatics, hydraulics, conveyance, and mechanical mechanisms. 

Key responsibilities

  • Planning schedules in SAP, ordering parts, and managing work schedules.
  • Respond to equipment breakdowns both major and minor events. Response includes getting a description of the issue, prioritizing the repair, and taking actions with appropriate resources.
  • Perform preventative, predictive, and diagnostic maintenance on production and facility equipment on a scheduled and/or required basis depending on the needs of the production facility.
  • Participate in developing and documenting maintenance plans for equipment as assigned. For example, determining work description, parts and tools required to complete plans, and how often maintenance is necessary to maintain a particular piece of equipment.
  • Timely execution of approved plans for project work and Functional Improvements team tasks. This includes, identifying a source of loss and responding to it in a World Class manner through utilization of World Class tools and following the 9-step process.
  • Resolve machine problems with effective troubleshooting using inside and outside support (e.g. parts mfg, material, mfg, machine mfg, etc.)
  • Accurate and thorough documentation of all work performed using maintenance tracking system and/or technical reports (e.g. log books and work orders).
  • Research and procurement of new materials, parts and supplies to improve equipment and resolve ongoing issues. Items such as writing work orders, contacting vendors, and installing parts on the machine.
  • General support of plant production and quality as assigned by Plant Leadership. 
  • Attend all safety meetings, report any safety incidents/accidents and understand and follow all Company and Plant Safety policies and Procedures. 

Qualifications and skills

  • High School graduate or equivalent is required. 
  • 3 to 5 years of maintenance supervisor experience.
  • Knowledge of SAP is preferred.  
  • Demonstrate communication, organization, and listening skills. 
  • Ability to organize and handle multiple tasks. 
  • Computer literate. 

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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