Vacancy details

Cavan, Co.Cavan

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Job Title:  Maintenance Electrician 

Hiring Manager:  Maintenance Manager 

Contract type:  Permanent 

Salary/Wage:  DOE 

Location:  McCarren Meats Unlimited, Cavan 


About Kepak / McCarren Meats: 

Kepak Group is an Irish company and one of Europe’s leading meat processors. Kepak have a portfolio of market leading brands including Rustlers, Big Al’s, John Stone, Stript Snacks and Celtic Beef. At Kepak, our ambition to grow as a business is equalled only by our ambition to grow the careers and personal satisfaction of our people. 

What to expect in the job?

McCarren Meats, part of the Kepak Group, is currently recruiting for an experienced Commercial Electrician to join its Maintenance team in its busy pork and bacon processing plant. 

The successful candidate will have a relevant trade qualification and at least 1 year post qualification experience.  The ideal candidate will have a background within a manufacturing/industrial business, preferably within the food or packaging industries but not essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of the plant and equipment to optimum performance. 
  • Be familiar with the daily production plan and work as part of the team.
  • Assist the Maintenance Manager with the implementation of preventative maintenance programmes for all machines.
  • Assist with the continuous monitoring of all machinery and equipment within the plant.
  • Ensure real time repair of machines and equipment to get them back up & running within optimum time frame.
  • Perform all pre-start, hygiene and safety checks as necessary. 
  •  Report all faults, damages or electrical or mechanical defaults to the Line Supervisor, ensuring all machinery is only used when it is safe to use. Record checks as and when directed. 
  • Keep breakdowns to a minimum and increase machine availability through continuous improvement.
  • Document all aspects of maintenance work carried out and keep management informed of potential issues.
  • Adhere to company safety policies at all times.

The position is fulltime, flexi hours. Please note that this role is offered on a rotational morning/day shift basis, candidates must be available to work a variety of shifts.

Location:  Cavan

Payment:  DOE

Terms:    Permanent | Full Time

Hours:  Rotating Shifts - Morning Shift = 5.30a.m - 2.00p.m, Day Shift = 10.00a.m - 7.00p.m