Apply now »

Utility & Facility Engineer

Requisition ID: 52337 
Position Type: FT Permanent 
Workplace Arrangement:  #LI-Onsite 

About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role



Work Location : Plentong - Johor 


Reporting to : Engineering & Maintenance Manager 

Key responsibilities



  • Responsible for plant utilities operation and facilities maintenance electrical system, water system, infrastructure services, boiler, Industrial Effluent Treatment System and Chiller system within regulatory guidelines and good engineering practice context.
  • Plan and support resources to operate utilities and ensure 24 X 7 continuous system operation to support plant activities.
  • Execute and implement an effective maintenance and operation program, work prioritization, complying with operational and personnel standards, regulatory and statutory requirement to ensure efficient, reliable and uninterrupted plant operation.
  • Ensure utilities and facilities is in safe operating environment by complying to all essential statutory requirement to protect our employee, equipment and the environment.
  • Ensure all work activities are carried out according to site EHS procedures; and in compliance with global EHS procedures/standards.
  • Ensure audit readiness by complying with effective standards, regulatory/statutory and cGMP requirement to protect product and prevent major compliance observation
  • Review and approve the utilities log sheets and work orders for compliance with quality requirement.
  • Responsible for planning and co-ordination of maintenance activities with various departments to ensure agreed time slot, resources, parts and vendors are on site per schedule for maintenance work.
  • Provide timely and efficient maintenance service with safe manner when rapid response to equipment failure is needed.
  • Collaborate with Utilities operation and maintenance crew, to sustain safe, reliable and efficient utilities operations.
  • Provide engineering support, organize and implement routine PM and yearly schedule shutdown.
  • Lead the execution of maintenance activities with technicians through site work order system.
  • Train and develop maintenance employees, upgrade their capability continuously.
  • Establish spare part list and effective inventory level to ensure maximum equipment uptime of Utilities System.
  • Assist Engineering Manager to manage out-source contractors.
  • Manage operation and maintenance service contracts to ensure Utilities systems are operated and maintained in accordance with regulatory, quality, ESH and budgetary requirement to sustain safe, reliable and efficient utilities operations.
  • Continue to optimize utilities equipment and enhance performance such as reduce downtime and service frequency.
  • Lead/Participate in discrepancy management process, identify root cause, implement corrective & preventive measures and drive records for timely closure. Ensure CAPA is in place for any deviations to prevent future recurrence incident.
  • Support Engineering, site expansion and other ad hoc projects.
  • Undertake tasks assigned by leaders as and when appropriate.


Qualifications and skills



  • Candidates with Degree in any Engineering field or a relevant diploma will be considered, provided
  • Minimum two years of experience in utility and facility management.


Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name.

Recruiter: #LI-CST1 
Posting Type: LI 

Apply now »