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Maintenance Tech 2 - 11am - 7pm Shift - Sign On Bonus - Rothschild, WI

Requisition ID 47885
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance 
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

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role

Where you'll work:

Our Rothschild, WI location is part of our Applied Health and Nutrition division and is responsible for our biopharmaceutical needs for Kerry customers and brands. This site is one of two that works with specialized lactose protein within the Kerry organization! People may not realize we're more than just great taste when it comes to food and beverage products - we truly are committed to nutrition and sciences as well!


The starting wage for this role is $28.04 per hour.  This position may also be eligible for a shift differential and/or overtime.   In addition to your pay, Kerry offers benefits such as a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and retirement contribution (all benefits and incentives are subject to eligibility requirements). 

Key responsibilities

Shift – 11am to 7 pm,  Mon-Fri

Must have industrial maintenance experience – 2+ years


On Call Rotation

Education Assistance & Tuition Reimbursement

Sign on Bonus- $2000

Ability to grow with a multinational company


  • Experience:

          - With Education:   2+ years Industrial maintenance experience OR

          - Without Education:  5+ years in Industrial maintenance

          - Education:  2-year degree in maintenance related field or Journeyman Card

  • Food/beverage experience strongly preferred

Qualifications and skills

  • Electrical knowledge of 3 phase systems required
  •           - Able to explain 3-phase motor control circuits, including breakers, starters, overloads,                                 

                 MCC buckets, and control circuits.

  • Knowledge of Controls and PLCs required, including:
  •            - Able to set up VFD drives (specifically Powerflex) utilizing the HMI device on the drive

                 (motor overloads, start sources, enter motor nameplate information, etc.)

              - Able to identify different working components of PLC’s; able to determine states and

                 status of PLC inputs and outputs from the physical card.

  • Repairing and/or replacing pumps, motors, filters, pipes.
  • Welding & cutting and grinding along with the operations of a wide range of powered shop tools.
  • Strong analytical and trouble shooting skills are required.

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 .

Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name. 

Nearest Major Market: Wausau

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