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

The Role

Shift Maintenance Technician, Co. Kildare

Permanent, full time role 

Shift rotation between day/evening/nights

Main responsibilities: 

  • Operate and monitor factory equipment whilst in operational & stand by condition, take action within defined limits to correct deviation from recognised operating parameters in order to maintain operational safety, security of supply and efficiency.
  • create, plan, monitor & close work orders, develop traceable asset histories & record spare parts transactions – FLEX CMMS
  • Must be able to work off own initiative and recommend problem solving techniques or implementing solutions to resolve engineering, systems, contractor and vendor challenges that arise on the site.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives as appropriate – Lean
  • Carry out preventative and corrective maintenance, completing all associated paperwork and records ensure all equipment data is accurate and kept up to date.
  • Maintain critical spares inventory on site and reduce total cost of maintenance by effective scheduling of the maintenance programs.
  • Ability to assess and deal with minor electrical issues.
  • Manage Contractors on site, issue permits and attend risk assessments
  • Issue work permits to contractors/other teams.
  • Be able to multi task and solve problems that arise on site to a constantly changing environment. Job requires these problems to be resolved quickly and efficiently.
  • Ensuring that all necessary regulatory service permits, permissions, registers are in place & up to date.
  • Be able to multi task and solve problems that arise on site. Job requires these problems to be resolved quickly and efficiently.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Attending meetings as necessary
  • Maintain Assets (condition monitoring, PM, reactive maintenance)
  • Coordinate with internal and external customers as necessary
  • Preventing accidents and controlling hazards and hazardous material.
  • Ensuring adherence to H&S Procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices, where necessary develop & implement additional controls and processes to ensure compliance.
  • Ensure the engineering activity in the Production Areas conforms to quality standards
  • Work on any projects as required.

The Person

Main requirements:

  • A relevant third level engineering qualification or at minimum a Fás Mechanical Fitter Time-served Apprenticeship (Junior & Senior Trades), or equivalent.
  • Fabrication and welding
  • Strong knowledge of electrics and electrical components especially PLC’s, Inverter’s and motors
  • Min 2-3 years, exposure in Maintenance, Facilities or General Engineering role.
  • Proven experience at a similar level in a Food, Pharma or Manufacturing facility.

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