Maintenance Fitter

Maintenance Fitter

Kepak Group | Not Specified, IE

Posted 12 days ago

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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 Fitter to join 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 Fitter
What to expect in the job?
Repair of industrial production equipment such as high speed machines, conveyors, packaging machines, gearboxes, bearings and hydraulics.
Assist the Lead Maintenance Technician with the implementation of preventative maintenance programmes for all machines in assigned area.
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.
Document all aspects of maintenance work carried out and keep management informed of potential issues.
Adhere to company safety policies at all times.
Payment: DOE
Terms: Permanent Full Time
Hours: Rotating Shifts - Morning Shift and Day Shift
Must have prior experience in high speed machines & conveyors, packaging machines, gearbox repairs, air automation, hydraulics and welding.
Ideally must have significant experience working as a maintenance fitter within a manufacturing/industrial business, preferably within the food or packaging industries.
IT literate and experienced in automation
Open to new ideas, work practices.
Experience of Lean Manufacturing processes would be beneficial but not necessary.
Good communication skills, enthusiastic, hardworking and energetic.
Able to deal with pressurised situations and remain calm and focused.
Flexibility to meet peak work demands as required
Basic electrical, but not essential
Company Pension
Discounted Health Insurance
Free parking
Staff discount for McCarren Direct
Permanent Contract