Nov 06, 2019

Maintenance Technician

  • Kerry Ingredients
  • Chicago, IL, US

Job Description

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 Commerce, CA facility we are part of the Beverage 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 1st shift Maintenance Technician. The schedule 5am-2pm Monday through Friday some overtime and weekend work may be required.

 

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 Industrial Maintenance Experience with some Electrical and Mechanical Knowledge
  • Spanish Speaking is a plus
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment & food/beverage experience is highly preferred
  • High school diploma or GED is required; associates degree in relevant field preferred
  • Possess and demonstrate basic technical knowledge of some or all of the following:
    • Piping systems
    • PLC’s (Programmable logic controllers) – a plus
    • Process control instrumentation
    • Process equipment

Salary & Benefits

Competitive

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