• Maintenance Engineering Manager

    Job Locations US-IA-Fredericksburg
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Posting Type
    Posting Type
  • 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

    Directs and coordinates activities of maintenance staff engaged in repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment, and in the maintenance of building, grounds, and utility systems of the manufacturing facility by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.


    • Provide leadership and direction to the plant maintenance department responsible for repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment in manufacturing operations. Schedules repair, maintenance, and installation to ensure continuous production operations
    • Provide guidance and leadership in the life cycle management (ALM) of Manufacturing site
    • Leading plant-specific vision and mission to assure continuous improvement and alignment with the corporate vision
    • Drive employee engagement, training, and development to maximize manufacturing, quality, safety, and productivity goal attainment
    • Managing maintenance and engineering projects including expense, improvement modifications and Capital projects


    • Bachelor’s Degree required. Engineering or other technical field, preferred
    • 7+ total years maintenance engineering field in a manufacturing environment, including 3+ years Supervisory / Management experience
    • Proven experience in project management execution
    • Experience with TPM and/or Lean initiatives
    • Experience predictive/preventive maintenance programs
    • Experience with budget planning and managing
    • Ability to work in a changing and Multi-task environment
    • 3+ years of food industry experience is preferred
    • PLC troubleshooting experience is preferred


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed