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Maintenance Technician

​Requisition ID: 52965 
Position Type:
(US)Full Time 
Workplace Arrangement:  

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.

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! 1751 Enterprise Dr, Sturtevant, WI 53177.

What You'll Do

The typical hiring range for this role is $33 to $39 per hour and is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications. This position may also be eligible for a shift differential and/or overtime.  In addition to your pay, Kerry offers benefits such as a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and retirement contribution (all benefits and incentives are subject to eligibility requirements). 


$1.50 shift differential and $2,500 sign on Bonus available.

3rd Shift   9 pm to 5 am  


General Statement of Responsibilities: Maintain and repair production and manufacturing equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to all established Kerry LIFE Safety, Food Safety, GMP, HACCP, and processing policies with an eye towards Quality.
  • Adhere to all LO/TO (Lockout/Tagout) procedures while performing work on equipment as required.
  • This includes, but is NOT limited to:
  • Preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Predictive maintenance procedures.
  • Troubleshooting equipment breakdowns.
  • Troubleshooting 480V
  • PLC programing and troubleshooting
  • Electrical Troubleshooting 
  • Ability to work within a computerized maintenance management system technology to organize work orders
  • Proper bearing installations.
  • Proper alignment techniques, (sprocket/sheave alignments, coupling alignments).
  • Use of measuring tools, (tape measures, calipers, gauges).
  • Reading mechanical schematics.
  • Motor wiring skills.
  • Electrical troubleshooting skills.

What You'll Need To Be Successful And Safe

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of industrial maintenance experience.

  • 2-3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Formal certifications and/or AAS or equivalent in relevant field preferred.

  • Advanced mechanical knowledge of industrial machinery.

  • Experience with load cells/ weight displays/ Metal Detectors/ Pneumatic cylinders/ Variable frequency drive wiring and parameter entering/ Bag sealer knowledge (Fischbein PBC 6000)/ Conveyors.

  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English at a level to facilitate the understanding of the terminology of the job.

  • Ability to comprehend and follow written and/or verbal procedures or instructions.

  • Median computer and report writing skills.

  • Use and understanding of Predictive tools preferred.

  • Infrared Thermography

Working Conditions: Food Manufacturing Facility Hot/Cold enviornment

Physical Requirements:

•  Ability kneel, bend, squat, stoop, carry, reach, stand, grip, push, pull, arm extensions and perform elevated work.

•  Ability to lift 50 pounds.

•  Ability to work overtime and use a flexible schedule.

​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. Additional information can be found at: Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal (                              

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.      

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