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Maintenance Technician - 11:00AM - 7:30PM

Requisition ID 38191
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance 
Posting Type DNI

Kerry is a global leader in taste & nutrition. Our manufacturing facilities produce and supply the world with over 15,000 different food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products throughout the world. With a commitment toward sustainability and reputation for innovation, a career with Kerry offers you the chance to change the way the world sees food and nutrition. A career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

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

Where you'll work:

Our Lakeland, FL location is part of our beverage division and specializes in distillation and flavor products for Kerry customers and brands. We are looking for someone to help us keep things running!

We have an immediate opening for a Maintenance Technician. The schedule for this role is Monday - Friday 11:00AM - 7:30PM!

What you'll do:

You’ll work with the Maintenance team to complete building repairs, equipment installation, troubleshooting and installation, fulfillment of assigned work orders and unforeseen repairs in a timely fashion. You’ll follow good manufacturing practices to maintain inventory, preventative maintenance, good housekeeping and ensure compliance with all safety and environmental laws and regulations. We strongly believe in “Safety First, Quality Always” for our employees, products, and customers. If this is something you’re passionate about also, this could be your next great opportunity!


Important areas of operations you’ll work on (but are not limited to):

  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearing, gears, and other parts of machinery
  • Install and maintain pipe systems, hydraulic steam, pneumatic equipment
  • Repair and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and other related equipment
  • Building maintenance including minor plumbing, welding, and general upkeep
    5200 US Highway 98 South, Lakeland, FL 33812

What you'll need to be successful in this role:

•Minimum 3 years or more of maintenance experience working in a manufacturing environment; food/beverage experience highly preferred
•High school diploma or GED is required; college degree preferred
•Must be knowledgeable in operating and maintaining air compressors and air dryers.
•Must be able to install production equipment.
•Must be knowledageble in the operating principles of steam, hydraulic, pneumatic systems and able to troubleshoot and repair their mechanical components.
•Must be able to read piping diagrams and identify the function of various components for air and water distributions systems.
•Must be able to perform basic electrical and plumbing repairs.
•PLC experience is highly preferred.

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 .

Nearest Major Market: Lakeland

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