Job Reference 15426
Job type Permanent
Location Co. Kildare
Salary € 0-40,000, 40,000-60,000

The Role

Leinster Appointments is currently recruiting for a Maintenance Technician on behalf of our Food Manufacturing client in Co. Kildare.

This is a permanent, full-time role which includes night shift work.


Main responsibilities:


  • Carry out the execution of the preventive maintenance
  • Cost control consciousness
  • Electrical and Mechanical trouble-shooting
  • Technical support for the plant facilities and services, including compressed air, refrigeration and steam.
  • Update the maintenance management system (CMMS), records of all changes, stores transactions made and work carried out
  • Responsible for completion of your planned work, shifts daily input of all works onto CMMS, parts booked out of stores and control of breakdowns
  • Electro-mechanical repairs to high-speed, PLC-controlled plant, handling and packaging equipment, also pneumatic and hydraulic control systems
  • Closely monitor line and machine performance and intervene on line as soon as any deterioration in performance occurs
  • Work with equipment suppliers on new equipment and installations and modifications
  • Recording of all damage to dept. equipment and reporting to department, engineering supervisor on same.


The Person

Main requirements:

  • Possess relevant trade qualification.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar role in regulated manufacturing environment
  • Possess mechanical and electrical maintenance experience and/or qualifications.
  • Excellent awareness and experience in relation to Quality, Health and Safety.
  • Experienced in fault finding and problem solving
  • Comprehensive Knowledge of high-speed mechanical systems, electrical systems, automation and PLC control systems
  • Good PC Skills also required
  • Be familiar with planned preventative maintenance.
  • Knowledge and experience in Maintenance strategy, Maintenance organisation and systems

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