Kerry Maintenance Technician in Evansville, Indiana

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

The Maintenance Technician is located in Evansville, IN, and reports into the Maintenance Supervisor. This is a plant within our Meat division and has around 130 employees, union facility and runs 24/7. Ability to work a flexible schedule.

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for making major installations and/or repairs to our production equipment as well as general maintenance and repairs. The ideal candidate must possess a strong work ethic as well as the ability to take initiative and multi-task. Communication with all team members is essential.

  • Assist production with machinery issues to prevent downtime

  • Installation of new equipment

  • Record completed tasks in maintenance work order system

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance tasks

  • Communicate timing of repairs with production department

  • Know the cleaning requirements for your specific position

  • Ensure end of shift cleaning is complete prior to departure

  • Report all Accidents and Near-Misses immediately

  • Create positive relationships with coworkers

  • Other duties and projects as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED preferred

  • 3+ years in electrical and mechanical maintenance including electrical wiring and controls, welding, plumbing and reading prints

  • Extensive knowledge of OSHA requirements

  • PLC troubleshooting using Allen Bradley interfaces preferred

  • Strong organizational skills & excellent communication skills are essential

  • Basic computer skills, with the ability to work with Kerry Maintenance systems. Kerry will train on our specific systems.

  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English at a level to facilitate the understanding of the terminology of the job.

  • Ability to kneel, bend, squat, stoop, carry, climb, reach, stand, grip, pull, arm extensions and perform elevated work in hot, cold or wet environments

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds repetitively on a daily basis

Requisition ID 2017-11343

Division Kerry

Position Type Full Time

Posting Type DNI