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Maintenance Engineer

Requisition ID 26903 
Position Type FT Permanent 
Recruiter #LI-JP1 
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 25,000+ 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

Based at our Runcorn Taste & Nutrition production facility, the Engineering Maintenance Planner & Supervisor is responsible for the efficient planning, scheduling and allocation of all non-emergency maintenance work.  Working closely with Engineering, Production and Supply Chain teams the Engineering successful candidate will create robust maintenance plans, building the structures within the planned maintenance system and providing statistics and create reports on relevant data within the department.

This is a full-time, permanent position.   

Closing Date: 3rd December 2021

Key responsibilities


  • Adopting a ‘Safety First and Quality Always’ approach when planning all maintenance work.
  • Efficiently planning, scheduling and controlling the workflow of all non-emergency maintenance from origination through to assignment.  
  • Manage the day to day task/job allocation generated from the Intelex system.
  • Coordination of parts, machine availability and time of maintenance engineers.
  • Liaise with production, supply chain and maintenance organisations to achieve the maintenance objectives while ensuring production can achieve the desired output from the plant.
  • Keeps the Engineering and Production Teams properly informed on all abnormal or critical situations and seeks advice on matters outside of the planner’s knowledge or authority.
  • Ensure all maintenance related works align with engineering standards including sanitary design, safety, ergonomics and food safety requirements.
  • Identifies opportunities for improving ways of working and preventive maintenance regimes.
  • Maintain appropriate records and files for the analysis and reporting of results of work carried out and ensure the files are always audit ready.
  • Following systems processes to efficiently manage and record all activity (PUWER, COUPA, CMMS, SAP PM, INTELEX)

Qualifications and skills


  • HNC Engineering or Engineering Apprenticeship.
  • Previous experience in a maintenance or engineering role with a good understanding of mechanical and electrical components and systems. 
  • Experience of manufacturing experience is highly desirable.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, possess tact, and the ability to negotiate maintenance needs in balance with other departmental requirements.
  • Have adequate craft knowledge to estimate man hours and materials
  • Strong IT skills MS Office, PUWER, COUPA, CMMS, SAP PM, INTELEX
  • ATEX knowledge desirable
  • L8 Responsible Person

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