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Maintenance Manager

Requisition ID 30753
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Recruiter #LI-PO1
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 24,000+ 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

Under direction of the Engineering and Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Manager is responsible for maintenance strategy for the site and the direct supervision of the maintenance function to ensure the best possible maintenance support for the entire facility.

Key responsibilities

  • The key driver in plant maintenance strategy.
  • Assist in prioritization and scheduling repairs and installations.
  • Schedule and plan the installation and completion of all new equipment and building projects in conjunction with Engineering staff.
  • Train production supervisors and production personnel in the operation of new equipment.
  • Ensure the maintenance of an up-to-date parts inventory of all critical machine parts.
  • Order parts and equipment as needed.
  • Develop and schedule the plant preventive maintenance plan.
  • Establish and maintain all labor and cost control for the department.
  • Act as the technical resource for the plant.
  • Participate on cross functional teams to ensure the continuous, on-going improvement of processes, methods, productivity, and quality, while reducing costs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and skills

  • Good understanding or mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Excellent troubleshooting ability
  • Experience in TPM and/or Lean initiatives
  • Experience predictive/preventive maintenance programs
  • Strong computer application skills,
  • Network and PC business application software
  • Known to be an inspiring leader cascading the vision of the organization
  • Known to be a team and people developer
  • Change management leadership
  • Ability to work in a fast pace and changing environment


  • Engineering related degree, technical school degree or equivalent experience


  • 5 Year of maintenance leadership experience minimum
  • Experience building and managing computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)
  • SAP experience a plus

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 .                                                                                                         

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