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Maintenance Electrical Technician

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.
Where you'll work:

At our Woodstock, ON facility we are part of the dairy and culinary division and hundreds of different products for Kerry and our retail customers.  We are looking for someone to help us keep things running!

We have an immediate opening for a 1/2nd rotating shift Maintenance Technician. The primary schedule is 7am-3pm or 3pm-11pm but must have availability to work 11pm-7am if needed. 

This is a Union designated position.

What you'll do:

You’ll work with the Maintenance team 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, preventative maintenance, good housekeeping and ensure compliance with all safety and environmental laws and regulations. We strongly believe in “Safety First, Quality Always” for our employees, products, and customers. 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
  • 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


Qualifications and skills


What you'll need to be successful in this role:

  • 3+ years of General Maintenance Experience.
  • Electrical 442 Ticket is required
  • Must have working knowledge of PLC Programming
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment & food/beverage experience is highly preferred
  • Possess and demonstrate basic technical knowledge of some or all of the following:
    • Stainless Steel Welding/Fabrication
    • Ability to be or become or is a Sanitary Certified welder. (outside certification)
    • Piping systems
    • Electricity
    • Process control instrumentation
    • HVAC systems
    • Process equipment
    • Personal Computing 

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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