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Electrical Engineering Supervisor

Requisition ID 17259
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-SS1
Posting Type LI


How often can you find a multi-billion-dollar company that offers you flexibility to change in your career as your interests change? You just did. Kerry's unique culture and commitment to change in the food, beverage, and pharma industries offers support and opportunities as your interests and need to explore grow. If fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and global opportunities appeal to you, then introduce yourself!

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.

Key responsibilities

Your key duties and responsibilties in this role will be:

  • Team with the maintenance manager in developing the maintenance staff by adopting a modern inclusive engaging leadership style; create a supportive working environment and develop the internal and external training plan.
  • Supervise maintenance activities related to all electronics systems in the plant, also including but not limited to, transformers and automatic transfer switches, generators, main distribution panels and motor control circuits, building wiring and lights, fire alarms and fire protection systems, BMS and SCADA circuits, PLC and HMI circuits, instrumentation and control circuits, calibration instruments, exhaust fans, and lightning arresters.
  • Support the electricians in executing their daily tasks and activities, guide them to achieve their objectives.
  • Sustain the equipment productivity within the targeted OEE and monitor electronic aspects of the equipment performance and developing corrective action plans to reverse any deviation against agreed standards.
  • Ensure all CCPs (critical control points) subjected to periodic maintenance and comply with the environmental and food safety regulations, and programs of the company.
  • Adhere the GMP and 5S programs at all times. 
  • Develop annual budget for electrical components maintenance.
  • Initiate, develop and participate in cost saving programs to cut and minimize costs and spending of water, electricity, compressed air, diesel and any other resources over usage.
  • Coordinating with the Plant manager and project manager in the selection of new equipment and providing support to execute capital projects and the installation of new equipment.
  • Responsible for equipment software updates, parameters updates and their most updated versions in centralized storage.
  • Execute the projects tasks, work orders and preventive maintenance schedules according to the planed timeframe and to assure smooth and highly efficient operation.
  • Manage the consumption and coordinate with Maintenance Stores Officer to ensure the availability of required electrical spare parts in according to the approved budget.
  • Update and organize the electrical wiring diagram for all the equipment inside the factory.
  • Collaborate with the maintenance manager and insuring the team is following the safety-first culture. In addition, Insure the employees are carrying out their jobs in a safe manner at all times.
  • Support all safety initiatives and lead the team in achieving and exceeding Health & Safety targets.

Qualifications and skills

  • B. S. in Electrical Engineering, licensed Electrical Engineer, having a scope of electronics. 
  • With 4-5 years of electrical engineering experience in food manufacturing industry especially in “bottle filling lines”, food processing and sachet and bottle filling is preferred.
  • Automatic control and troubleshooting of PLC, Basic electronic cards, Power circuits and design, electronic field instruments, sensors and operator panels.
  • Familiar with engineering codes and standards (i.e. ASME and ASHRAE standards)
  • Experience in using Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (i.e. CMMS, MAXIMO) and/ or ERP programs (i.e. ORION, SAP, MS Navision, BPCIS, Oracle GEMMS, etc.)
  • Have good command of Auto CAD program.
  • Knowledge of mechanical engineering, and quality control.
  • Knowledge of process-packaging-service equipment.
  • Creative problem-solving techniques
  • Analytical skills.
  • Team leading and motivation with coaching skills.
  • Establish effective working relationships with others.
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

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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