Kerry Maintenance Technician in Owatonna, Minnesota

Company Overview

We are Kerry. The Taste & Nutrition Company. We make products people enjoy and feel better about. And, we are growing. We need talented, passionate people who want to help us make the business better. People who expect better from themselves. People who care about delivering better for customers, their colleagues, the company and their own career. People who take pride in paving new paths to lead the business forward. We need great people who want to do great things. People like you, perhaps.

If you are high energy, self-motivated, creative, collaborative, and enjoy executing against the demands of a fast-paced high growth organization, then consider joining our team to help drive your career and Kerry forward.Learn more and/or apply at.

Description and Responsibilities

Inspects and tests machinery, and equipment.

  • Performs Preventative Maintenance on all equipment including forklifts, HVAC systems, air compressors, boilers, and all Production equipment.

  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.

  • Dismantles machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.

  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearing, gears, and other parts of machinery.

  • Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.

  • Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.

  • Repairs and maintains physical structure of the facility.

  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, and drill to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.

  • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.

  • Troubleshoots all problems and performs regular preventative maintenance.

  • Initiates purchase orders for parts and machines as well as work orders.


High School diploma from an accredited institution required or technical school preferred; three to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge and ability to operate production machines, forklifts, scissor lifts, and related equipment.

  • Ability to use various hand and power tools.

  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to perform a variety of repetitive manual tasks that require agility and manual dexterity.

  • Ability to work with strong cleaning solutions.

  • Knowledge of the following areas:

  • HVAC

  • Hydraulics/Pneumatics

  • Building maintenance

  • Electrical/Electronics

  • Boiler/Steam (Possess or obtain Boilers’ license)

  • Welding

  • Forklift (maintenance/operation)

  • Lockout/Tagout

  • Blueprints/schematics/building plans

  • Preventative Maintenance and workload organization

Requisition ID 2018-14764

Division Kerry

Position Type Full Time

Recruiter KG1

Posting Type DNI

Posting Type CB