Kerry Maintenance Planner/Coordinator (Fredericksburg, IA, US, 50630) in Fredericksburg, Iowa

Requisition ID 3039

Position Type (US)Full Time

Career Function Engineering and Maintenance


Posting Type DNI

Career Builder CB

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role

The Maintenance Planner/Scheduler must be reliable and have great attention to detail. They must have technical aptitude, knowledge of various crafts, and strong computer skills. As a support role, effective communication will be critical to the success of the role. Below is a brief overview of the position. This facility runs three shifts with the Maintenance Planner/Scheduler being a 1st shift position.

Key responsibilites

  • Responsible for the administration of the facility Process Safety Management regulation to meet the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.119 as well as maintaining/updating the documentation supporting the facility implementation of the fourteen (14) elements of the Process Safety Management program.

  • Interface with the CMMS system to plan, schedule and kit preventative and planned work.

  • Track, understand and take action on backlog as well as other Maintenance KPI’s.

  • Identify downtime events and potentially support team in root cause analysis and/or implementation of corrective actions.

  • Lead smaller projects to optimize production, upkeep facility, and bring in new technologies. Coordinate vendor and contract work.

341 South Jefferson

Fredericksburg, IA 50630

Qualifications and skills




High School graduate or GED Required

Must be able to communicate in English at a level to facilitate the understanding and terminology of the job.

3+ years Manufacturing Experience

Engineering degree or technical school training

Equivalent experience in lieu of training within food, beverage or pharma


Strong understanding of mechanical & electrical systems

Lead and support root cause analysis

Experience with TPM and/or Lean initiatives

Experience with predictive/preventive maintenance programs

Strong computer application skills,

network and PC business application software

Supervisory / Management experiences

Food Industry experience

Experience implementing TPM and/or Lean initiatives

Experience implementing predictive/preventive maintenance programs


Ability to inspire and cascade change

Known to be achieve results through people

Change management leadership

Ability to work in a changing and multi-task environment

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. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .

Kerry is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request.