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Maintenance Supervisor

Requisition ID 28930
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Recruiter #LI-JF1
Posting Type LI

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

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.

Where you'll work:


Located just outside of Chicago, our Melrose Park location is part of our Meat division and creates batter blends, pastry blends, and bread crumbs. We are a fast paced, never a dull moment manufacturing facility that comes together as a team to get the job done. With a growing portfolio, comes need to grow our team! If you’re looking to build a career in manufacturing with a team you can make a difference with, we might be the place for you!

What you'll do:


Support the SQF Food Safety and Quality System by implementing and following procedures, taking part in GMP inspections, conducting and/or participating in internal audits and management reviews and participating in training.
Provide leadership and direction to the plant maintenance department responsible for repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment in manufacturing operations. Schedules repair, maintenance, and installation to ensure continuous production operations
Provide guidance and leadership in the life cycle management (ALM) of Manufacturing site
Leading plant-specific vision and mission to assure continuous improvement and alignment with the corporate vision
Drive employee engagement, training, and development to maximize manufacturing, quality, safety, and productivity goal attainment
Managing maintenance and engineering projects including expense, improvement modifications and Capital projects
All other duties as assigned.

What you'll need to be successful:


Engineering degree required
7+ total years maintenance engineering field in a manufacturing environment
Including 3+ years Supervisory / Management experience
Proven experience in project management execution
Experience in predictive/preventive maintenance programs and on TPM and/or Lean initiatives
Operations and projects budget planning and managing
Known to be an inspiring leader cascading the vision of the organization
Known to be a team and people developer
Proven and solidified ability to anticipate obstacles and breakdowns and prevent or repair those situations if possible or escalate if needed.

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: Chicago

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