Vacancy details

Poppintree, Dublin 11

JOB TITLE: Skilled Maintenance Technician


REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Maintenance Manager/Site Manager




To ensure all plant and equipment runs as effectively and efficiently as possible, liaising with all relevant departments to ensure food safety is not compromised when doing Preventative Maintenance or dealing with a breakdown.




Responsibilities associated with this role include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Electrical and Mechanical Trouble shooting
  • Electro-Mechanical repairs
  • Provide Technical Support
  • Preventative and Predictive maintenance routines
  • Support Production team in achieving targets
  • Closely monitor line and machine performance
  • Intervene on line as soon as any deterioration in performance occurs
  • Work with equipment suppliers on new equipment and installations and modifications
  • To keep clean any areas in which you are working
  • Co-operate and participate fully in training and development in cross skilling and other job-related competencies
  • Update the maintenance management system (CMMS)
  • Troubleshooting using PLC programs
  • Manage contractors on site and issue and sign off work permits from the Safe Work system





  • Trades Qualification is essential
  • Mechanical/Electrical background essential
  • Main skill in Electrical/Mechanical essential
  • Aptitude for process awareness, diagnostic/ trouble shooting experience preferred
  • Computer skills advantageous




  • Observant and able to work on own initiative
  • Good team player
  • Multi-skilled/Cross skilled ethos


*Various shifts (6-2, 2-10, 10-6 + weekends)


Kepak is an Equal Opportunities Employer


Note: as with all positions, due to the nature of the business, key responsibilities will evolve and change over time