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Maintenance Engineers (x4) - Electrical, Mechanical, C&I

Requisition ID 23599 
Position Type FT Permanent 
Recruiter #LI-JP1 
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 25,000+ 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

Following the successful restructure of the Engineering function at our Menstrie Yeast production facility, we are now recruiting for four Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineers to carry out planned, preventive and reactive maintenance activities within a given section of the facility.   With a rich heritage going back 275 years, the facility produces thousands of tonnes of yeast products each year for a range of household brands across the global food and drinks industry

Key responsibilities


  • Approaches all tasks with a ‘Safety first, Quality always’ approach and completes dynamic & planned risk assessments and quality hand back forms as required.
  • Always promotes a strong safety culture through compliance with current QSHE standards, applicable Kerry policies and engineering standards.
  • Supports the creation of standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for repeatable maintenance tasks.
  • Supports focussed improvement initiatives within area of ownership and works with other area functions to improve the production area.
  • Identifies improvements and highlights these with the maintenance function for awareness and completion (small improvements should be completed as standard)
  • Adopts a ‘One Team’ approach with the production teams across each process area and transfers knowledge through the asset care strategy
  • Contacts OEM's and other suppliers for technical support as and when required.
  • Ensures all plant issues are resolved efficiently and effectively to optimise plant throughput across all areas of the plant (production, process and utilities)
  • Uses own plant knowledge to support prioritisation of engineering issues that arise throughout the shift with breakdowns taking prioritisation over other planned works
  • Responsible for completion of Planned and Preventative Maintenance to agreed schedules
  • Diagnose faults to test, repair and maintain Mechanical / Electrical equipment
  • Observes, recognises and reports on machinery or component defects or symptoms of impending failure and provide SAP CMMS data
  • Updates all engineering systems with required information as per Kerry policies (SAP/Change control/SCADA etc)
  • Support and execute the site KAMS excellence journey.
  • Escalates all engineering issues through the Maintenance Team Leader or responsible function.
  • Uses and supports departmental 5s programmes for workshops and stores

Qualifications and skills


  • A relevant Electrical, Mechanical, Control & Instrumentation trade qualification, diploma or degree.
  • 3+ years within a manufacturing environment, food industry knowledge is a distinct advantage.
  • Positive mindset, can-do attitude, flexible and open to change

  • Excellent troubleshooting and technical analysis ability, proficient in report writing.
  • Knowledgeable in Maintenance best practice and CMMS systems
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft programs Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Fully proficient in interpreting CAD drawings for electrical, mechanical and facilities applications.
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Fluent in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrating the value of technical record keeping and the expanded use of this information.

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