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Maintenance Worker

Requisition ID 52371
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance 
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

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.

About the role


·  Responsible for ensuring equipment is available and online to meet production goals

·  Troubleshoot and make repairs to existing plant equipment, install new equipment, and building maintenance as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor.

·  Maintain a positive attitude amidst unplanned events and a willingness to be flexible with work volume and type.

·  Willingness to contribute to the greater plant as a liaison to safety, quality, engineering, or production programs.

Key responsibilities

Provide support to plant operations and other teams on their assigned shift to ensure equipment is available as needed for production

2.  Execute urgent work orders and special projects.

3.  Work with various hand tools, power tools, welders and cutting equipment to repair plant equipment

4.  Perform sanitary and non-sanitary welding and pipe fitting, per skill level

5.  Repair, assembly and installation of sanitary and utility service valves

6.  Perform daily PMs as assigned



Qualifications and skills

High school diploma or GED.

B.  EXPERIENCE:   Experience in a maintenance environment required. Prior experience in a food manufacturing facility preferred. Experience troubleshooting and resolving more complex maintenance issues without direct oversight 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 .

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. 

Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids

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