Job Reference 14170
Job type Permanent
Location Co Louth
Salary € 40,000-60,000

The Role

Maintenance Technician - Co Louth

Permanent - Full Time

Salary: €38,000 - €45,000

Shift Pattern: Week of days, Week of evenings, Week off

The Role:

The position is one geared towards increasing the up time of the production facility, involving both the maintenance and repair of production, and any other equipment. The work will be both varied in discipline, and complexity. Principles of machine ownership will be adopted (TQM).


  • Maintain all production machinery, ensuring availability to production
  • Repair all minor breakdowns electrical and mechanical regardless of bias (electrical or mechanical)
  • Carry out preventative maintenance work to production machinery as per manufacturers specifications
  • Monitor and repair were necessary, all utility services for machinery
  • Maintain Engineering area in terms of good house keeping
  • Carry out minor electrical and mechanical installations regardless of bias(electrical or mechanical)
  • Liaise with production supervisor/manager during production downtime, and installation work
  • Work in conjunction with Health & Safety Reps and the Health and Safety Office in Carrying out risk assessments on machinery and daily tasks, leading to recognized safe procedures of work
  • Extended training on specific machines (machine ownership)
  • Aid in the design, installation of new lines and processes

The Person


  • Mechanical. Time served apprenticeship (Fitter, Welder, Toolmaker etc.)
  • Electrical. Time served apprenticeship (Electrician, Instrumentation etc.)
  • Maintenance experience in food manufacturing would be an advantage
  • Self motivated
  • Ability to problem solve and repair as an individual
  • Proactive thinking is paramount


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