Maintenance Mechanic

Job Locations US-NJ-Clark
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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.


training to take place on any of the three shifts . Must be available for weekend work as needed. * Final Shift TBD and subject to change as business needs require

Description and Responsibilities

Primary Purpose: Responsibilities include but are not limited to- building repairs, equipment maintenance and installation, fulfillment of assigned work orders in a timely fashion or seeking assistance from Maintenance Manager for unforeseen issues., Following GMP's to maintain good housekeeping and ensure compliance with all safety and environmental laws and regulations.


Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for all building repairs, equipment maintenance and installation for the facility
  2. Maintain inventory of supplies needed
  3. Follow preventative maintenance programs for important areas of operations such as trucks, motors, pumps, mixers, High Density Lubrication, lifts, Boiler Maintenance, etc.
  4. Work independently and with other team member to complete repairs in a timely fashion.
  5. Complete required paperwork. Document parts and material usage for repairs at the end of the shift.
  6. Follow all 5S and Good Manufacturing procedures to maintain good housekeeping and ensure compliance with all safety and environmental laws and regulations.
  7. Proper handling of Allergen products and equipment according to Allergen Control Procedures
  8. Responsible for conformance to Food Safety and Food Quality Plans as described in the Kerry Clark SQF Systems manual. Must report any and all deviations to a member of management and QA
  9. Other duties assigned by Management


Minimum Requirements:

Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a maintenance mechanic. Experience in Flavor, Food or Pharma is strongly preferred.


**Must have a current Blue Seal High Pressure Boilers License**


Expected to be competent in the following areas;

  • Machinery repair and installation.
  • Pumps, mixers and mechanical equipment.
  • General Electric work.
  • Plumbing, Pipefitting and welding
  • General maintenance, such as lubrication, painting and fabrication of equipment

Must be able to assess mechanical deficiencies and perform corrective actions without supervision.

Must have the knowledge and experience to use Fork Trucks, Lift and Dockers.


Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds. Must be able to operate high power machinery and equipment, and manipulate hand tools. Must be able to operate forklifts and other equipment integral to the job functions. Must be able to see and distinguish between labels. Must be able to stand for extended periods and walk through the warehouse.


Working Environment:

Manufacturing environment with exposure to a variety of chemicals, raw materials, ingredients and food products.


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