Vacancy details

Poppintree, Dublin 11

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Reporting to: Area Leader / Shift Supervisor


Kepak is a family-owned, future-facing food company with a rich heritage of more than 50 years of meat craft. From the establishment of a family owned butcher shop in Dublin in 1966, Kepak has grown significantly and today the group has a turnover of €1.6bn and employs more than 5,000 people across 12 manufacturing sites in Ireland and the UK.

Kepak supplies prime cuts of meat to some of the biggest names in retail, wholesale and foodservice across Ireland, UK, Europe and internationally.

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


We are looking for people to join our growing team in Kirkham which is home to one of the UK’s top 100 brands, Rustlers.

  • €11.50 for the first 6 month of probation period and then €13.50 after
  • Opportunities for overtime
  • Excellent benefits
  • Internal promotion and development opportunities are available

The Warehouse Operative will play a critical role, ensuring effective controls and measures are used within all operational areas.  You will also be required to liaise across functional areas.

Main Duties:

  • To work effectively as part of a team
  • To comply with and always ensure safe working practices
  • Timely removal of production waste to maintain a continuous operation
  • Loading and unloading of vehicles with raw materials, finished product and waste
  • Utilise all Warehouse Inventory Management Systems
  • To optimise recycling of waste materials
  • To ensure all quality standards are maintained
  • To maintain good housekeeping skills
  • To ensure good team communications


Personal Attributes:

Successful candidates must have the ability to demonstrate our values of Passion for Food, Ambition, Responsibility and Teamwork at all times.

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team Player
  • Able to work on own initiative (self-starter)
  • Good work ethic and willingness to learn
  • Flexibility to adapt to the business needs



  • This is physically demanding job. You must be able to execute heavy lifting up to 25 kg
  • Must be available for overtime and be able to work weekends when needed
  • Must be computer literate



  • FLT license advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided
  • Ideally candidate should have experience working within a Warehouse/waste environment
  • Experience of R.F. handsets would be advantageous