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Maintenance Technician - 12HR Night Shift - Offering $5,000 Sign On Bonus!

Requisition ID 37008
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance 
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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

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:

Our Sturtevant, WI location is part of our Meat Division and creates dry seasoning blends for meat and snacks items that spice up the life of Kerry customers.  We work hard, play hard, and give back to the community we work in through our Kerry employee engagement program - and we’re proud of that contribution to our local food banks and organizations. We are located a commutable 20 minutes from the Milwaukee metro area, with easy on/off access from I-94.  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! 

 

Shift Information: 

This is a 12 Hour Night Shift opening, on a rotating schedule, 5:00PM-5:00AM. This role will also require someone with flexibility to train on days for at a minimum of 1 week prior to working alone.

Offering a $5,000 Sign on Bonus!

What you'll do:

As a Maintenance Technician, you will work with the maintenance manager to complete building repairs, equipment installation, troubleshooting and installation, fulfillment of assigned work orders and unforeseen repairs in a timely fashion. You’ll follow good manufacturing practices to maintain inventory, complete preventative maintenance, good housekeeping and ensure compliance with all safety and environmental laws and regulations. Attention to detail is necessary for completing inventory and shift notes. We strongly believe in “Safety First, Quality Always” for our employees, products, and customers. We are looking for someone who is able to work independently to complete a designated list of tasks and that is also able to effectively communicate with a team. 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):

 

  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearing, gears, and other parts of machinery

  • Troubleshoot and repair machinery such as extruders, mixers, conveyors, and metal detectors

  • 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

  • Repair and assess electrical issues as they arise

What you'll need to be successful in this role:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent – Technical degree in maintenance related field preferred

  • 2 years minimum experience as a maintenance mechanic in food/beverage/pharmaceutical manufacturing environment with the ability to troubleshoot preferred, but not required.

  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices, Sanitation and Safety standards for food manufacturing

  • PLC experience preferred

  • Experience with and ability to use all types of welding, cutting, machine, and hand tools preferred

  • Experience in high speed packaging, welding, refrigeration (ammonia) and mechanical power transmission preferred

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 .


Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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