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Maintenance Supervisor - 1st Shift

Requisition ID 27626
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
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

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:

At our Owen, WI facility we are part of the Dairy and Culinary division and we make cheese powders, meal seasonings (mashed potato seasoning), dairy flavors and cheese sauce for our retail customers. This site participates in many local area charities and festivals throughout the year.  We are looking for someone to help us keep things running!

Schedule: Working Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm

What you'll do:

This Maintenance Supervisor role reports into the Maintenance Manager and directs/coordinates all the activities necessary for keeping our production lines up and running!

Are you a leader who enjoys mentoring and developing your team? Do you enjoy being hands on with equipment and rolling up your sleeves? We’re looking for someone who is knowledgeable on the floor and takes pride in their work. Someone who is a team player but can also make tough decisions and is committed to ensuring everyone is doing their part to contribute to our success. Do you have a passion for process improvement and efficiencies? We strongly believe in “Safety First, Quality Always” for our employees, products, and customers. If you are passionate about ordering parts, inventory management, PLC troubleshooting and programming, as well as thriving in a fast-past environment and is mechanically inclined, this may be the opportunity for you!

What you'll need to be successful and safe:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but will take experience in place of degree.
  • Minimum 5 years maintenance experience in manufacturing environment, with 3 years in a Maintenance Supervisor role, preferably in food or beverage manufacturing industry
  • Strong understanding and ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical systems.  Managing maintenance KPIs is required
  • Experience creating/enhancing a preventative maintenance program and working within a maintenance system, preferably SAP
  • Proven ability to develop and retain top talent, career succession planning, coaching/training and ability to drive process improvement while adhering to budget
  • Is the best still not good enough? If continuous improvement for safety, quality, cost and customer service goals are important to you, this could be the right opportunity for you!

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: Wausau

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