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Industrial Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift - Union City, CA - Food Manufacturing - Apply Today!

Where You'll Work:


For a limited time only, we are offering a $1,500.00 sign on bonus when you start your new career with us!


At our Union City, CA facility we are part of the Sweet division and create hundreds of different products for Kerry and our retail customers, including chocolates, hard candies  and fillings for many different food products. We are looking for someone to help us keep things running!

Shift Information: 


This is a 2nd Shift opening, Monday through Friday, 2:00PM - 10:30PM. On average you can expect to work at least 8-10 hours of overtime, sometimes on Saturday.

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

33063 Western Ave #2156, Union City, CA 94587 - Food Manufacturing - Maintenance Technician - 3rd Shift - HVAC - SAP - Industrial Mechanic - Welding 

What's In It For You:


  • We are currently offering a $1,500.00 sign on bonus, when you start with us. You will receive $750.00 after 30 working days and $750.00 after 90 working days of employment.
  • Competitive pay, and weekly paychecks paid on Thursdays
  • Friendly, close-knit team and supervisors invested in your success
  • 3 weeks paid time off per year
  • Full benefits, including mental health, employee assistance program & more!


Ready to join our team? Apply today to let us know you want to join one of our hiring events!

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.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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