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Maintenance Technician

06/04/23 Kildare Neg

Permanent full-time

We have a number of excellent opportunities for Maintenance Technicians to join a leading food manufacturer based in Kildare. 


Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Technicians will be part of a multi-disciplined team of Fitters & Electricians in ensuring all maintenance work is carried out in an effective and efficient manner.

  • Full time, permanent role
  • Attractive hourly rate, shift premium & paid overtime


3-shift cycle:

  • 1st week mornings 6am -2:30pm
  • 2nd week evening 2:30pm – 11pm
  • 3rd & 4th week weekends. Friday 8 hours (8am-4:30pm)  Saturday 12 hours (6am-6pm) Sunday 12 hours (6am-6pm)



  • Providing maintenance support, both reactive repairs and planned maintenance 
  • Carry out installations and commissioning of plant/ equipment & trouble shooting of same
  • Carry out basic programming and diagnostic of plant and equipment
  • Contribute to the efficiency of the operation by maximizing uptime of machinery & minimise downtime in production and utility areas
  • Carry out the execution of the preventive maintenance programs
  • Work with equipment suppliers on new equipment, installations, and modifications
  • Assist the Health & Safety team in carrying out risk assessments of new & existing machines
  • Provide general maintenance support as designated by supervisors/ manager to include any or all the following areas: Process equipment; HVAC equipment; Refrigeration; Packaging Equipment
  • Analysing plant downtime levels and implementing effective strategies to increase uptime



  • Relevant third level qualification in Engineering or time-served Electrician or fitter (Electrical/ Mechanical Qualification/ Mechanical Experience)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a maintenance role, planned and reactive maintenance skills
  • PLC/ PC Control Systems experience
  • Previous experience at identifying & execute machine / line improvement projects (lean initiatives)
  • Experience working with Quality and Health & Safety departments
  • Experience of machine control diagnostics
  • Have experience of a wide range of Motor Control Systems & Process Temperature Controls & Pneumatics
  • Strong industrial mechanical service and repair skills
  • Experience in a similar maintenance role within an FMCG plant (food production environment essential)


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Please apply by sending your CV to Lilyanna McCaul at or call 01 8788240 for more information.

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