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Apprentice Maintenance Fitter

Kepak · 30+ days ago

Kepak Group is a professional, and dynamic business that has grown into one of Europe's leading food processing companies. We are a family-owned, future-facing company.

Our ambition is to continue to grow through the success of our people. Career development, training, health, safety, and wellness of our Kepak team are at the heart of the company’s culture.

Kepak Kilbeggan are currently recruiting for an Apprentice Fitter to join the maintenance team in a busy beef abattoir plant.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the successful candidate will work as part of a team responsible for all aspects of machine and equipment maintenance, specialising in the repair of industrial equipment.

What to expect in the job?

Assist with repair of industrial production equipment such as 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.

Assist in 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.



Must have a keen interest in learning about machines & conveyors, packaging machines, gearbox repairs, air automation, hydraulics and welding.

Must have a keen interest in learning the Trade of a Fitter within a manufacturing/industrial setting

We run a maintenance CMMS system, knowledge on the use of computers would be an advantage, training provided.

Must be flexible, open to new ideas and work practices

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 knowledge an advantage, but not essential


  • Training
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Access to Pension Scheme and Private Healthcare
  • Free staff car parking
  • Onsite health and wellness services
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Formal recognition initiatives and team awards in place
  • A dedicated learning & development team

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Last updated on Jan 31, 2024

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About the company

KepakKepak is one of Europe's leading food innovators, engaged in processing and marketing a full range of meat proteins.

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