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Maintenance Technician (Mechanical Bias)

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KARRO Cookstown is part of the KARRO Food Group, which is one of the largest food companies in the UK. The Company provides a complete range of pork products to the retail, food service, wholesale and manufacturing markets. We would like to strengthen the engineering team at our Cookstown site with the appointment of a Maintenance Technician.
The Maintenance Technician will work Monday to Friday on alternating shifts 5.45am – 1.45pm and 1.45pm – 9.45pm.

Key responsibilities:

Ensuring specific and timely planned maintenance of equipment, aligned to business requirements and the requirements of the Engineering Manager
The installation and maintenance of mechanical systems in a wide range of industrial applications.
Diagnosis and rectification of faults on mechanical and electrical equipment
Ensuring the up keep of workshop and yard areas

Skills, qualifications and experience:

A recognised engineering qualification as a fitter and mechanic
Experience of working in an FMCG environment, preferably within the food industry
A good knowledge of planned preventative maintenance programmes
The ability to prioritise and maintain high standards whilst working to tight deadlines

Proactive health and safety is a prerequisite to employment at Karro Foods. All roles have a responsibility to demonstrate commitment to the companies’ health and safety goals, and as such it forms an essential component of all job descriptions, at all levels.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Opportunities for overtime working
  • Excellent holiday entitlement
  • Free life insurance cover
  • Company pension scheme

At Karro we are dedicated to rewarding and enriching the careers of the people who work for us. If you are hardworking, willing to get involved and respond well to a challenging and fast-moving environment, then you will find Karro to be a well-matched employer who will support you at every turn and reward your dedication with support, development and long-term career prospects.

About Karro:

Karro is a leading producer of both fresh and cooked pork products with c. 4,500 employees over 14 sites across the UK and Ireland. The business supplies to retail, foodservice and manufacturing customers across the UK, as well as export customers globally. We have full production chain visibility and our pork is eaten by millions of consumers every year.

Karro is part of the Eight Fifty Group which with the acquisitions of Youngs and Greenland Seafood is now one of the UK's leading multi-protein food businesses, with sites across the UK, Republic of Ireland, Germany and France and sales of circa £1.9 billion.

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