Maintenance Mechanic - Seattle

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
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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. 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.

Description and Responsibilities

Primary Objective

Identify and resolve equipment issues as they occur in a timely manner to keep production lines operating efficiently. To perform routine and non-routine preventive maintenance as identified through inspections and preventive maintenance program.  To conduct equipment change over as necessary to support production operations.



  • Trouble shoot and correct equipment issues as they occur
  • Set up and change over equipment to achieve maximum efficiency during production
  • Perform routine and non-routine preventive maintenance as needed or identified
  • Support production, quality, warehouse, sanitation, and administrative staff with projects
  • Maintain all maintenance documents in accordance with plant quality and safety requirements
  • Recommend and implement plant efficiency projects as identified
  • Adhere to all maintenance programs with regards to safety
  • Follow all programs that require additional documentation or permits such as:
    • Confined Space, Hot work, Lock out/tag out
  • Set-up and maintenance of the following high speed production equipment
    • Inline filling, capping and labeling equipment for glass and/or plastic
    • Rotary rinser, filler and capper and touch screen controls
    • bottle unscrambling equipment
    • Labeling equipment (Pressure sensitive, thermal transfer and inkjet systems)
    • Automatic pressure sensitive case erector
    • Automatic case packers
    • Automatic pressure sensitive case sealer
    • Automatic check weighing systems
    • Fill level and label inspection systems
    • Case coding and marking systems
  • Work with vendors and contractors as necessary to perform installation and maintenance work



  • 3+ years as a maintenance mechanic in a manufacturing environment, preferable from the Beverage, Food, or Pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong background and knowledge in mechanical, electrical, pneumatics, and general building repair
  • Knowledge of sanitary design for processing and packaging for the food industry
  • Knowledge of liquid mixing, pasteurization and packaging systems
  • Knowledge of utility use and regulations for water, steam, electrical, etc…
  • Knowledgeable in GMP and HACCP programs
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft products)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork mentality
  • Performs other duties as assigned





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