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Keogh's Crisps - Crisping House - Production General Operative (Shift Work/Flexible Hours)

Our Story:

We’ve been farming the fertile lands of North County Dublin for over 200 years. Fast forward to today and our family has grown to include more than just flesh and blood; we’ve got an amazing team at the farm, all of whom we consider as family none-the-less. We love working with committed and inspiring people to create something our grandparents would be proud of. From our proud family heritage, hard work and passion for quality, we at Keogh’s Farm are committed to producing Ireland’s finest potatoes, crisps, and snacks that are truly…Grown with Love in Ireland.

The Role:

You will be working in our Crisping House producing our award winning crisps. You will work on the production line, monitoring the quality control of products, packing and loading product for distribution. Working as part of a team, you will be applying practical skills, working quickly, accurately and with excellent attention to detail with full concentration at all times.

Key Areas Of The Role:

  • Adhering to HACCP and Health and safety practices at all times.
  • Measuring, grading and feeding batches of raw materials into production machinery.
  • Starting, operating, tending, stopping, and cleaning machines as well as assembling the finished product for storage.
  • Loading and unloading items from machines, boxes, production lines, pallets etc.
  • Rejecting out-of-specification product.
  • Packing finished stock into boxes and labelling accordingly.
  • Ensuring conformance to specifications.
  • Complete product checks and record data.
  • Reporting equipment faults / product issues to the Production Manager / Quality Assurance Manager.
  • Liaising and assisting the Warehouse & Dispatch Operatives in relation to the storing of goods and raw materials in the factory and / or warehouse.
  • Using lifting equipment, pallet trucks and forklift trucks.

Essential Requirements:

  • Manual work experience.

Own transport is essential, as there is no public transport available in the area.

  • Good team work skills.
  • Fluent English.
  • Excellent work ethic.
  • Flexibility to work different shifts including weekends and bank holidays as the business requires.

If you are interested please submit your CV to HR department @ hr@keoghs.ie

Keogh’s Crisps is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Keogh's Farm - Potato Pack House - Production and Machine Operatives

Our Story:

We’ve been farming the fertile lands of North County Dublin for over 200 years. Fast forward to today and our family has grown to include more than just flesh and blood; we’ve got an amazing team at the farm, all of whom we consider as family none-the-less. We love working with committed and inspiring people to create something our grandparents would be proud of. From our proud family heritage, hard work and passion for quality, we at Keogh’s Farm are committed to producing Ireland’s finest potatoes, crisps and snacks that are truly…Grown with Love in Ireland.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

We are currently recruiting for a General Operatives – Production and Machine Operatives for our NEW Potato Pack House, Westpalstown, Oldtown, Co. Dublin. The roles involve general duties working on the machines, the production lines, checking the quality of our products in line with company standards. Working as part of a team, you will be applying practical skills, working quickly, accurately and with excellent attention to detail with full concentration at all times.

REPORTING TO: Pack House Manager and Pack House Supervisor

KEY AREAS OF THE ROLE

  • Working on the Potato production line, you must have a keen eye for detail and be able to work in a fast pace environment.
  • Bagging product and setting up machines.
  • Rejecting out-of-specification product.
  • Ensuring conformance to specifications.
  • Reporting and addressing  product quality and safety issues.
  • Following all Health & Safety procedures and adhering to the company’s Safety Statement at all times; identifying any risks/hazards or faulty equipment and reporting them to the Pack House Managers.
  • Ensuring the workstation is kept in excellent order with regards to housekeeping.
  • General Pack House duties.

Essential Requirements

  • Forklift driving experience would be an advantage (not essential).
  • Manual work experience.
  • Own transport as no public transport available in the area.
  • Good team work skills.
  • Good understanding of the English language.
  • Excellent work ethic.
  • Flexibility to work different overtime and bank holidays as the business dictates.

Note: The duties of this role include, but are not limited to those listed above; some flexibility from employees is required to meet the on-going and changing needs of the business.

If you are interested please submit your CV to the HR department to hr@keoghs.ie

Keogh’s Farm is an Equal Opportunities Employers