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Maintenance Tech 2 - Nights - Sign on Bonus - Rothschild, WI

Requisition ID 47889
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!

 ***  Must live with 45 minutes of the facility


Night Shift – 11 pm to 7 am

$28.04/hr + .65 cents shift dif

On call rotation

Education Assistance & Tuition Reimbursement

Sign on Bonus


About the Role:

Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager and Maintenance Supervisor, with assistance from the Maintenance Planner and the Shift Supervisor, the Maintenance Technician will safely and efficiently maintain facility equipment, buildings and mechanical systems. The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for performing maintenance and repairs on facility equipment and property structures, in addition to performing grounds maintenance.

Key responsibilities

General working knowledge of piping fitting, specifically threaded fittings and understanding of pipe sizes and schedules

• Demonstrate basic welding skills, with focus on TIG welding of stainless steel (small brackets, light duty, non-structural

• Setting a torque wrench to 75 pounds and actually tightening to that setting


Use a calliper to measure the length of a piece of steel and write down the measurement (Metric and Standard)

• Able to properly select v-belts and timing belts, properly tension and align pulleys

• Ability to troubleshoot, inspect, repair, and replace a variety of pumps, including centrifugal and positive displacement pumps

• Able to read and explain motor nameplate data

• Able to explain how to ohm a motor phase to phase and phase to ground

Qualifications and skills

• 2 year degree or Journeyman license

• Able to properly use a VOM (DMM) to read house voltage and current from a wall receptacle

• Use the NEC to properly size a conduit for 20 pieces of #10 gauge wire with THHN insulation

• Read, understand, and explain electrical one-line diagrams

• Able to read a ladder diagram, and use that in troubleshooting systems

• Able to unwire, wire 3-phase electrical motor, and test rotation

• Understand concept of PLC controls and field devices

• 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 (power supply, processor, input/output cards, etc.)

• Able to field and bench troubleshoot pneumatic control valves

• Able to rebuild pneumatic control valve, including disassembly, replacing worn and damaged components, reassembly, and final testing

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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