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Maintenance Worker

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

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the overall maintenance and repairs of production equipment at the Vesper site.

Key responsibilities

  1. Keeps the immediate supervisor informed of relevant activities on shift and takes or recommends corrective action when required.
  2. Demonstrates a positive attitude and relates in a positive manner when interacting with all personnel.
  3. Keep detailed and accurate equipment records.
  4. Required to have the flexibility to move between all shifts to conduct the necessary training and cover for vacancies as needed. 
  5. Assist the supervisor in conducting special tasks or projects that may require organizing or researching a project. 
  6. Addresses safety and quality concerns in a timely manner
  7. Has a good understanding of the general purpose, philosophy, and direction of the organization as it relates to employee policies and expectations, quality, customer satisfaction, GMP, sanitation, and production requirements. 
  8. Maintain awareness of customer and regulatory demands and focus. 
  9. Responsible to adhere to quality system requirements.   Maintains all equipment in the facility to manufacturer’s specification.
  10. Follows through on the plant’s preventative maintenance program. Repairs down or damaged equipment.
  11. Performs testing and diagnostic duties as required.

Qualifications and skills

A successful candidate will have the mechanical skills to work independently to complete the required duties on a  shift of either 7a – 3p, 3p – 11p or 11p to 7a in a 24/7 operation in temperatures of 100 plus degrees Fahrenheit or cooler temperatures of 32 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Successful drug screen/Background check
  • Ability to work up to 12 hour shifts lifting up to 50 pounds


Nearest Major Market: Wausau

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