Vacancy details

Bodmin, Cornwall, England

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Kepak is an Irish owned food company, serving international markets, restaurants and household food service names with prime cuts of meat, on trend food service solutions and ready-for-market convenience foods.

With over 50 years’ expertise in the meat craft, we are still leading the way with bespoke innovations and highly successful, international food brands.

We are currently looking to add an Engineer to our friendly and passionate team.

Purpose of the role: 

To provide reactive maintenance cover to production to reduce down-time.  To carry out planned maintenance and assist with new installations to deliver continuous improvements across the site.


NVQ 3 Electrotechnical or equivalent.

BS 7671 18th Edition. (or 17th, working towards 18th).

PLC Experience/Training to intermediate level (Omron/Siemens).

Electrical bias with a strong mechanical background.

Ability to read and understand machinery manuals and drawings/schematics.

Ability to manage and prioritize own workload.

Be a good communicator at all levels.

Have good IT skills (Microsoft Office).

Previous experience of working in a similar role within the food industry. (Desirable)

5S experience. (Desirable)


To provide reactive maintenance cover to production, using analytical fault-finding skills across electrical and mechanical disciplines to reduce production down time.

To carry out effective Planned Preventative Maintenance on machinery, plant and equipment following clear instruction.

To carry out General Work Requests, maintenance and rectification works following audits, inspections and production requests.

Working to make continual improvements and recommendations to reduce repeat common point failures and improve site efficiencies.

Keeping workshops, plant rooms and engineering storage areas clean and tidy to a standard that exceeds the requirements of internal and external audits.

Keeping workshop tools and equipment serviceable, clean and ready for use to meet the requirements for tool control.

To keep up to date and accurate records of work completed by way of the Tablet based CMMS and Technical issued paperwork.

Issue Permits to Works to incoming Contractors.