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Electrical Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:16268 

Position Type: (US)Full Time 

Career Function: Engineering and Maintenance 


Posting Type: DNI 

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.


Our Woodstock, ON facility is part of the dairy and culinary division creating powders, sauces, and yogurt for Kerry and our retail customers. With a growing portfolio, comes need to grow our team! If you like working with a close-knit group of hard workers that makes a big impact, we may be the place for you

About the role

Provide electrical maintenance support at our Woodstock manufacturing facility.


Key responsibilities



  • Read diagrams and drawings to determine work procedures
  • Design, plan, evaluate and test the operations of electrical equipment and systems to meet Canadian Electrical Code and ESA standards
  • Inspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect and investigate abnormalities and malfunctions
  • Complete appropriate documentation according to company procedures
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose circuit, competent and equipment problems
  • Maintain emergency lighting systems, sensors, electronics in the production area and external electrical systems
  • Prepare electrical reports
  • Assist and implement new equipment start up
  • Provide pricing and part numbers for electrical equipment purchases
  • Program and troubleshoot PLC systems  
  • Assist with inventory of maintenance related parts
  • Report all food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.
  • Inspect and repair heating and cooling systems
  • Inspect and repair mechanical components
Qualifications and skills



  • Industrial Maintenance Electrician, MUST have Red Seal Certification
  • PLC Courses or experience
  • Refrigerator “B” Operator or higher an asset
  • 2-3 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment, preferrably food manufacturing environment
  • Experience programming PLC systems

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, or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the Canada for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment assessments.

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