Engineering & Maintenance Manager - Ireland in Kildare, Ireland at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 9/26/2020

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Job Description

KDP Ireland – a leading producer and distributor of hot and cold beverages – is excited to announce the establishment of a new beverage concentrate manufacturing facility in County Kildare, outside of Dublin, in Ireland. We’re now looking for great talent to build our Ireland team to work in this new best-in-class facility.

As the Maintenance Manager, you will provide direction to the maintenance department with specific focus on timely preventative, and corrective maintenance of the facility, manufacturing and auxiliary equipment that ensures consistent and safe operation.

You must have the capability to develop, coach and identify training needs of staff members to support evolving equipment requirements for this site. You will also be responsible for developing and managing annual budgets and own the Preventative Maintenance pillar in TPM.

In the role of the Maintenance Manager, you will:

  • Develop and maintain programs for the operation and repair of all production and support equipment to ensure KDP quality standards are met.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal customers in support of plantwide operations.
  • Support the site objectives by directing safe and efficient preventive and corrective equipment repairs in a timely manner in order to minimize downtime.
  • Responsible for supervising direct reports include hiring and training; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and coaching with a goal of establishing a skilled and competent work force focused on team building and group problem solving.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment and enforce safety compliance with staff, contactors and employees. Drive the 5-S discipline in your function and across the site.
  • Develop and manage annual budget process. Deliver spending consistent with assigned targets for maintenance functions including spare parts inventories.
  • Actively participate in capital planning, implementation, and new process development focused on minimizing costs and maximizing productivity.
  • Monitor execution of work orders and parts management process within SAP.
  • Develop and maintain TPM principles. This includes identifying mechanical/maintenance leading indicators and metrics, which will measure departmental performance on a regular basis.


In order to be successful in the role of Maintenance Manager, you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience as a Maintenance Manager
  • Significant experience is preferred in a manufacturing environment
  • PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) programming knowledge is essential
  • GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices) and Food Safety experience is essential
  • Preventative Maintenance experience
  • SAP experience is highly desirable
  • Lean/Six Sigma, 5-S Fundamentals and TPM understanding
  • Must possess excellent project management skills, analytical and problem-solving skills; time management and organizational skills; verbal, written and communication skills, along with proficient Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook skills.

Great Brands and Great People


At KDP Ireland, we’re building the beverage company of the future. Our forward-looking culture is the foundation for a fast-paced environment where we live our values Team First, Deliver Big, Think Bold and Be Fearless and Fair. Join our strong, committed, global team of more than 25,000 employees who are proud of our brands, partnerships, innovation, and growth!

What do you get in return?

  • Competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • Private Medical Care – Full contributions made by Keurig Dr Pepper for you and your family
  • Pensions Contributions
  • Holiday entitlement of 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Excellent employee benefits and a lot more!!


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