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Maintenance Mechanic

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



Join our Portland, Maine, production team where we manufacture liquid coffee extract that go into various food and beverage products that make our food taste better! Our united team has 100 people, and not to mention friendly work environment. Our employees care - about their community, their team and the results we create every day. If you’re looking for a manufacturing facility where you can build a career and have fun while you do it, we might be the team for you! With over 45 plants across North America, Kerry offers career advancement opportunities as well as exposure to complex food manufacturing processes and automated, state of the art equipment. You will learn something new every day at Kerry!

Key responsibilities


Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all building repairs, equipment maintenance and installation for the facility
  • Maintain inventory of supplies needed
  • Follow preventative maintenance programs for important areas of operations such as motors, pumps, mixers, pneumatic valves, VFD’s etc.
  • Troubleshoot Electrical systems 24v to 480v
  • Troubleshoot automatic liquid process equipment
  • Work independently and with other team member to complete repairs in a timely fashion.
  • Complete required paperwork. Document parts and material usage for repairs at the end of the shift.
  • Follow all 5S and Good Manufacturing procedures to maintain good housekeeping and ensure compliance with all safety and environmental laws and regulations.
  • Other duties assigned by Management

Qualifications and skills


  • Must have a minimum of 5-7 years experience as a maintenance mechanic. Expected to be competent in the following areas;
  • Machinery repair and installation.
  • Pumps, mixers and mechanical equipment.
  • Electrical work 24v to 480v.
  • Pneumatic Valves
  • Process Instrumentation, Level, Flow, Pressure, etc.
  • Plumbing, Pipefitting and welding
  • General maintenance, such as lubrication, painting and fabrication of equipment

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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