Boning Hall Operative

  • Kepak Group
  • Athleague, County Roscommon, Ireland
  • 27/10/2021
Full time, Permanent Entry Level Food Production General Labor Manufacturing Warehouse

Job Description

About Kepak:

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?

  • Work in the production area conducting a wide variety of tasks, such as line operation, scanning, packing, cleaning, distribution etc. Lift weights of at least 15kgs, stand for 4+ hours and be able to move around the factory floor without assistance. Must be able to work for extended periods in a cold environment.
  • Be familiar with the daily production plan and work as part of the team to set up the line, complete checks and ensuring materials are ready to use. Perform all pre start, hygiene and safety checks as directed.
  • Report all breakages, damages or defaults of equipment to the Boning Hall Supervisor, ensuring all machinery is only used when it is safe to use. Record checks as and when directed.
  • Ensure that the product is of the highest standard and report any issues to the Boning Hall Supervisor immediately.
  • Co-operate with all company training, asking questions and ensuring they feel satisfied in relation to all aspects of the area and role they are working in
  • Reporting any accidents or near misses is expected and assistance with any investigation is a prerequisite of the Company’s safety policy.
  • Participate fully in Lean Manufacturing processes and embrace new methods of working.
  • Other duties will be part of the role from time to time – this will be specified by your direct line Supervisor.

What we need from you?

  • Someone who can work as part of a team.
  • Availability to work day or night shift – day shift (7am-4pm or 5pm – 2am)
  • Previous production experience highly beneficial
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment highly beneficial
  • Each candidate must be of good character. Employment of the successful candidate shall be subject to satisfactory confidential reports.

 

What can we offer you?

  • Permanent position
  • Weekly bonus.
  • Bike to work
  • Christmas hampers
  • Staff occasions per quarter
  • Opportunity to progress

 

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