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Maintenance Manager

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Date: 13-Jun-2019

Location: Portadown, NIR, GB

Company: Kerry

Requisition ID 6684
Position Type FT Fixed Term
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 

Division  Foods


We’re Kerry Foods – a leading name in the global food industry, and a distinctly individual business. We’re home to incredible brands, over 6000 brilliant people and big ambitions. Our products, many of which are household favourites, are eaten by millions of people every day. Your energy, enthusiasm and fresh thinking could help us reach millions more.

About the role

Key responsibilities

This is an exciting opportunity to join Kerry Foods in Portadown as a Maintenance Manager.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, your key responsibilities will be:

  • To manage all aspects of the production stream engineering budget, including provision for spares, preventative maintenance and shutdown activities.
  • To manage the engineering labour assigned to the production stream
  • To manage routine capital expenditure within the production stream
  • Responsible for the management, training and development of all Technicians within the production stream
  • To continually develop lean best practice knowledge.
  • Develop an engineering strategy for the production stream

Qualifications and skills

  • Relevant third level engineering qualification or time served apprenticeship with a minimum of 2 years experience in a high volume, highly automated manufacturing
  • An understanding of the principles and tools of lean manufacture is key to delivering the requirements of the role.
  • Experience in facilitation of team development by providing structure, training and time to all team members is essential
  • Have the ability to communicate targets & goals in a clear concise fashion and provide space and time for team members to deliver against these.
  • To be very structured and disciplined in adherence to standards set. To be an example to all team members of how things should be done
  • Previous experience of working within an engineering capacity within a food manufacturing environment is desirable

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