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Kerry Engineering and Maintenance Manager (Rochester, MN, US) in Rochester, Minnesota

Requisition ID 18310

Position Type (US)Full Time

Career Function Engineering and Maintenance

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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.

Where you'll work:

With over 45 plant across North America, the Rochester, MN plant is a part of Applied Health & Nutrition division. You'll have the opportunity to work in a fast paced and fun environment. We feel good about our products that make our food taste better. Our employees care - about their community, their team and the results we create every day. If you’re looking for a manufacturing facility where you can build a career and have fun while you do it, we might be the team for you!

What you'll do:

The Engineering and Maintenance Manager is fundamental to our team. You’ll be overseeing the maintenance function, with at least 10 direct reports as well as responsible for 3 shifts. This is key to our success, and so are you.

Are coaching and developing employees something you’re passionate about? Do you have experience in developing a Total Production Maintenance (TPM) system and preventative plan? Great! You’ll collaborate with other teams, coordinating maintenance activities with procurement, production, engineering and quality control departments to achieve minimal downtime/failures. We strongly believe in “Safety First, Quality Always” for our employees, products, and customers. If you feel passionate about ensuring all employees uphold our quality and food safety procedures and policies, this may be the next great opportunity for you!

This role also requires attention to detail while completing daily tasks evaluating current and future state of maintenance, tracking and reporting on efficiency of operations, ensuring machines have effective preventative maintenance, installing and supporting SAP and making sure a 99.5% uptime goal is achieved.

What you'll need to be safe and successful:

If you’re up to the challenge and have the following qualifications and background, please apply.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering is preferred but will consider someone with years of experience.

  • Fermentation Process knowledge is a HUGE PLUS.

  • 3+ total years’ experience in maintenance engineering field in a manufacturing environment, including 3+ years maintenance management experience.

  • Proven experience in project management execution, budget planning and managing as well as experience with TPM and/or Lean initiatives.

  • Strong understanding of mechanical and electrical systems.

  • Experience implementing predictive/preventive maintenance programs 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 .