Kerry Maintenance Technician in Vinton, Iowa
Requisition ID 18096
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.
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 Vinton facility we are part of the Cereal & Sweets division and hundreds of different products for Kerry and our retail customers. If you’re looking to build a career in manufacturing with a team you can have some fun with, we might be the team for you. We are looking for someone to help us keep things running!
We have an immediate opening for a 2nd shift Maintenance Technician. The schedule is Monday - Friday 2:30pm -10:00pm!
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
What you'll need to be successful in this role:
1-3 years of General Maintenance Experience.
Experience working in a manufacturing environment & food/beverage experience is highly preferred
High school diploma or GED is required; associated degree in relevant field 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)
PLC’s (Programmable logic controllers) – a plus
Process control instrumentation
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 (http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf) . Additional information can also be here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf) .
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