Maintenance Electrician

Maintenance Electrician
Kepak Group, Ireland

1 Year
0 - 0
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Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 17, 2023
Last Date
Apr 17, 2023

Job Description


Kepak Group is a young, professional and dynamic business that has grown into one of Europe's leading food processing companies. At the core of this success has been our belief in developing strong customer relationships through a partnership approach. We pride ourselves on our dedication to innovation, brand management, consumer focus and an unwavering commitment to food safety. Acutely aware of changing market requirements, we continue to supply consumers with premium quality products at competitive prices.

The Kepak Group are looking to recruit the right person for a permanent Maintenance Electrician to cover our manufacturing facility in McCarren Meats in Cavan. McCarren Meats Unlimited Company is probably the oldest traditional pig slaughtering, processing and bacon curing company in Ireland.

JOB TITLE: Maintenance Electrician

JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for electrical maintenance function on site.

What to expect in the job?

  • Maintenance of the plant and equipment to optimum performance.
  • Be familiar with the daily production plan and work as part of the team.
  • Perform all prestart, hygiene and safety checks as necessary.
  • Report all faults, damages or electrical or mechanical defaults to the Maintenance Manager, ensuring all machinery is only used when it is safe to use. Record checks as and when directed.
  • Repair of industrial production equipment such as high-speed machines, conveyors, packaging machines, gearboxes, bearings and hydraulics.
  • 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 amp; running within optimum time frame.
  • Document all aspects of maintenance work carried out and keep management informed of potential issues.
  • Document all aspects of maintenance work carried out and keep management informed of potential issues.
  • Adhere to company safety policies at all times.

Core KPIs:

  • Adherence to Maintenance Budget and Target.
  • Continuous Improvement Initiatives.
  • Adherence to Lean Operations deliverables and Group Policies and Procedures.


  • Relevant Trade Certified Qualification.
  • At least 1 year’s post qualification experience.
  • Background within manufacturing/industrial business, preferably within food or packaging industries but not essential.
  • IT literate and experienced in automation.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, enthusiastic, hardworking and energetic.
  • A high level of attention to detail and accuracy.


  • Company Pension
  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Free parking
  • Staff discount for McCarren Direct
  • Permanent Contract

Job Specification

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