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Maintenance Technician

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Date: 22-Aug-2021

Location: York, YOR, GB

Company: Kerry

Requisition ID 25510
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-SD1
Posting Type LI
Posting Type [[CareerBuilder]]

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


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


Do you have experience and general knowledge of both mechanical and electrical maintenance?


We are recruiting for a permanent Maintenance Technician based at our York Halifax Way site which is situated near the town of Pocklington. At the site we produce sweet ingredients including coated inclusions and cereals for market leading brands.


This role includes a 4 on 4 shift pattern with alternating days and nights.


Key responsibilities of the role


  • Responsible for Electrical and Mechanical maintenance including preventative maintenance and breakdowns.
  • To deliver all maintenance within mandatory and statutory H&S obligations
  • Working with the Production Manager to ensure plant and building maintenance
  • Ensuring material stock levels are maintained, ordering stock as and when required.
  • Responsible for contractors whilst working on site
  • Ensuring a high standard of housekeeping in all engineering areas
  • Involvement in new installations as required


About you


  • A multi skilled engineer with electrical qualifications, 17th or 18th edition desired.
  • Has knowledge, awareness and appreciation of H&S and Food Safety.
  • Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office package.
  • Able to rapidly identify the root cause of efficiency problems and develop alternative solutions.
  • Proactive with an ability to work with minimum supervision, directing, developing and leading small teams.
  • Logical and well organised. 
  • Effective communicator at all levels both internally and externally.