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Requisition ID 34603
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance 
Recruiter #LI-PO1
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 24,000+ 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

Achieve reliable equipment and manufacturing systems to prevent failures, maximize operational performance and throughput, optimize cost, and extend asset lifecycles

Key responsibilities

  • Provides support to manufacturing sites to develop, optimize and implement
  • Support manufacturing sites in implementing and executing their Maintenance Excellence Program
  • Collaborate with sites to define Asset Criticality and Reliability Maintenance strategies
  • Utilize and leverage Maintenance Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to optimize cost, identify gaps and identify opportunities to improve asset performance
  • Lead and support analysis of equipment and systems failures, using problem solving and continuous improvement tools (i.e. RCA, Fishbone, DMAIC and FMECA)
  • Support Project teams during equipment selection and defining Preventative/Predictive Maintenance strategies for new assets and new acquisitions
  • Collaborating with Procurement, participate in the development and evaluation MRO suppliers and 3rd party maintenance service providers
  • Support other functions with Maintenance and Reliability related inquires and expertise
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Maintenance and Reliability subject areas, as assigned
  • Supports site capability building with assessment and evaluation of site maintenance staff, training and knowledge transfer to site maintenance teams
  • Maintain and deploy a broad knowledge of industry trends and new technology innovation in Maintenance and Reliability to enhance Kerry manufacturing and operational capabilities

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mechatronics or equivalent technical degree
  • 3+ years of progressive experience in engineering, reliability, maintenance or related field
  • Practical experience in Continuous Improvement methodology and tools
  • Manufacturing background in Food & Beverage / Chemicals / Pharma preferred
  • Professional certification as Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) preferred
  • Comfortable working on the factory floor and as part of a decentralized regional team
  • Remotely based and available for frequent travel (up to 50%) within the North America region

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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