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Kepak – Production Operative

Job Description

Kepak is a family-owned, future-facing food company with a rich heritage of more than 50 years of meat craft. From the establishment of a family owned butcher shop in Dublin in 1966, Kepak has grown significantly and today the group has a turnover of €1.6bn and employs more than 5,000 people across 12 manufacturing sites in Ireland and the UK.

Kepak supplies prime cuts of meat to some of the biggest names in retail, wholesale and foodservice across Ireland, UK, Europe and internationally.

With over 50 years’ expertise in meat craft, we are still leading the way with bespoke innovations and highly successful, international food brands.

 We are looking for people to join our growing team in Kirkham which is home to one of the UK’s top 100 brands, Rustlers.

  • A team player that works well with others
  • Has good work ethic and willingness to learn new skills
  • Is reliable and committed to their role
  • Strives to deliver high quality products

Main duties for Production Operatives include assembling, packing and dispatching our Rustlers product range. Our burgers undergo at least 72 qualities checks! So, we are looking for someone who will maintain our high Food Safety standards.

We pride ourselves on our safe working environment, so we need someone who take responsibility for their own safety and the safety of those around them. There is a rotation of jobs on the production line but it does include standing for long periods and lifting up to 10kg.

The Warehouse Operative will play a critical role, ensuring effective controls and measures are used within all operational areas.  You will also be required to liaise across functional areas e.g. Cookline, Production and offices.


How to Apply:

Please contact ben@refugeeemploymentnetwork.co.uk if you have any suitably interested candidates for these roles.

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£ 18,000 per year


Manufacturing and construction


Contract Type

Full-time Permanent Temporary