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Maintenance Technician

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.

Where you'll work:


At our Rothschild facility we are part of the Applied Health and Nutrition division and we manufacture hundreds of different products for Kerry and our retail customers. If you’re looking to build a career in manufacturing with a team you can have some fun with, we might be the team for you. We are looking for someone to help us keep things running!


We have an immediate opening for a 1st shift Maintenance Technician to work Monday - Friday from 6am -2pm!

What you'll do:



You’ll work with the Maintenance team to complete programming with IFIX programming,  PLC repairs and preventative maintenance, equipment installation, troubleshooting, the fulfillment of assigned work orders and unforeseen repairs in a timely fashion. You’ll follow good manufacturing practices to maintain inventory, preventative maintenance, good housekeeping and ensure compliance with all safety and environmental laws and regulations. We strongly believe in “Safety First, Quality Always” for our employees, products, and customers. If this is something you’re passionate about also, this could be your next great opportunity!



Important areas of operations you’ll work on (but are not limited to):

  • IFIX software
  • PLC's
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearing, gears, and other parts of machinery
  • Install and maintain pipe systems, hydraulic steam, pneumatic equipment
  • Repair and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and other related equipment
  • Building maintenance including minor plumbing, welding, and general upkeep
What you'll need to be successful in this role:


  • 3-5  years of General Maintenance Experience.
  • 3-5 years of PLC programming Experience
  • Experience with IFIX programming software
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment & food/beverage experience is highly preferred
  • High school diploma or GED is required; associated degree in relevant field preferred
  • Possess and demonstrate basic technical knowledge of some or all of the following:
    • PLC’s (Programmable logic controllers)
    • Electricity
    • Stainless Steel Welding/Fabrication
    • Ability to be or become or is a Sanitary Certified welder. (outside certification)
    • Piping systems
    • Process control instrumentation
    • HVAC systems
    • Process equipment
    • Personal Computing
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