Maintenance Technician

Job Locations CA-ON-Woodstock
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Company Overview

Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.


Leading to better.

Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!


Leading to better, together. 

Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage.  Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:

  • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
  • Empowering our people
  • Promoting diverse thinking
  • Investing in innovation
  • Acting on sustainability
  • Embracing our differences
  • Kerry is an equal opportunity employer

Description and Responsibilities


Industrial Maintenance

    • Read diagrams and drawings to determine work procedures
    • Operate hoisting and lifting devices to position machinery and parts during installation, setting up and repair of machinery
    • Install machinery and mechanical equipment according to the layout plans using hand and power tools
    • Inspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect and investigate abnormalities and malfunctions following the preventative maintenance schedule
    • Adjust machinery and repair or replace faulty parts through fabricating or installing new parts
    • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on machinery
    • Make modifications to tools and fixtures including the fabrication of new parts as required
    • Complete appropriate documentation according to company procedures
    • Troubleshoot basic electrical systems
    • Assist with inventory of maintenance parts
    • Inspect and repair heating and cooling system
    • Report all food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action


Preventative Maintenance

  • Follow maintenance schedule to ensure efficiency of company’s systems

Continuous Improvements

  •  Maintain technical proficiency through participating in training and development courses as provided by Kerry Canada and others
    • Adhere to the ethical standards of those implicit within Kerry Canada
    • Participate with team members in continuous improvement projects and suggestions

Equipment/Technology Utilized                                                         

  •  Hand and Power Tools
    • Welder – Tig and Stick
    • Verniers, Micrometers
    • Levels


  • Troubleshooting production equipment and HVAC system
  • Electrical systems as required
  • Mechanical systems as required



  • Certified Millwright or apprentice
  • Refrigerator “B” Operator or higher


  • 3-5 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment, food industry
  • Refrigeration and electrical experience required



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