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Maintenance Technician

15/01/19 Dublin Neg

Permanent full-time

Maintenance Technician (Electrical & Mechanical) – Dublin West

Excellent role with a well-established food company. Working in a team of 3, this role will be responsible for ensuring that the machinery, equipment, services and facility are well maintained and functioning effectively maintenance downtime is minimised, that production is fully supported and that food safety and health & safety standards are met.

Duties Involved:

  • Responsible for implementing the company preventative maintenance programme through scheduled PM’s based on risk assessment and performance reliability
  • Respond to breakdowns during the shift, ensuring minimum downtime is experienced.
  • Carry out detailed root cause analysis on breakdowns
  • Inspect, operate and test machinery to diagnose malfunctions
  • Complete all necessary records
  • Maintain adequate spare parts based on risk assessment
  • Responsibility as part of the team for maintaining budget spend targets and proactively working towards cost savings
  • Diligence with Health and Safety and the recording of all relevant documentation
  • Work closely with the production team supporting them and providing advice and training as required
  • Provide information as required for weekly management meetings
  • Conduct repairs on refrigeration and other systems where necessary
  • Weekly management report
  • Ensure full compliance of external contractors when on site
  • Work effectively with all departments , QA, Production, Operations and NPD
  • Support and participate in business projects for the benefit of the development of the company

The Candidate:

  • Qualified Electrical Technician with proven track record in a food business
  • Mechanical experience an advantage
  • Expert knowledge of a food production environment
  • Good computer skills
  • Previous experience with a Maintenance Management System required
  • English language - good standard of spoken and written. Proficiency in other languages is an advantage
  • Good communication skills verbal and written
  • Organised, self – motivated, ambitious, a good communicator with problem solving abilities
  • Flexible and adaptable as to meet the needs of the business into the future
  • A team player who is also able to work on own initiative, with good time management skills

Additional information:

  • This is a full-time position
  • Shift work - five days over seven (8.00 am to 4.30 pm) (2.00 pm to 10.30 pm)
  • On call one week in three on a rota basis
  • Salary – commensurate with experience

Please apply by sending your CV to Carmel McCabe-Curran at or call for more information.

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