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Maintenance Electrician

Ref No: DFP/ME/06/24

Location: Belfast
Closing Date: 17th June 2024

The job role involves being responsibility for the electrical element of the maintenance at DFP. A key element of this role is to work as part of a team to ensure that any planned or unplanned electrical work on equipment is carried out.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update digital maintenance records on a computerised Maintenance Management Systems (Work pal);
  • Actively work on unplanned breakdowns on Electrical equipment/systems;
  • To work on reducing the number of breakdowns especially with common faults;
  • To ensure all PPMs for all machines are adhered to in a timely manner;
  • Ensure all equipment is maintained to a safe standard and complies with current legislation;
  • Ensure all relevant and appropriate risk assessments are carried out, implemented, and reviewed in a timely manner and that your team are implementing dynamic risk assessments in line with the H&S policy.

The Person:

  • A minimum of one years experience in a similar role;
  • A good understanding of 3 phase, switch gear, panel wiring, PLC’s, fault finding, VSD’s, electrical drawings and installation;
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety in the workplace;
  • Be self-motivated and highly organised;
  • Excellent communication skills.

Preference will be given to those with:

  • PAT Testing Qualification;
  • Counterbalance Forklift;
  • A good understanding of statutory fixed wire testing;
  • A understanding of compressed air systems, steam systems, hydraulics,
  • Prior experience of working in the food industry.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5.00pm Monday 17th June 2024.

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About Us

Duncrue Food Processors Ltd (DFP) was established in 1979 and has grown to become one of the UK’s leading Beef Dripping producers. Its primary operation is the manufacture of high-quality Beef Dripping which is sold to the fast food, catering and food manufacturing industries.

With a dedication to total quality, the company has Grade 'AA' BRC approval and has established an enviable reputation for producing market leading products, manufactured to the very highest quality standards. Major investment by the company in our refining and de-odorising plant together with our in-house laboratory has ensured that we are equipped to meet the changing demands of our customers.


Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

Duncrue Food Processors is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.


In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better