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Electrical Engineer

08/02/23 Longford Neg

Permanent full-time

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Electrical Engineer has arisen with our client, Europe’s fastest growing food company, based in Co. Longford. 

Reporting to the Engineering Manager on site. 



  • 12 hour shifts rotating from days to nights every other week.  
  • Shift patterns are: 6am to 6pm & 6pm to 6 am (typically work 7 shifts out of 14 days).
  • Working 2 weekends a month (1 weekend day shift & 1 evening night shift).



  • Excellent, Negotiable Base Salary. 
  • Health Care: Single VHI Plan.
  • 4% Pension Contribution Matched After 6 Months. 
  • Life Assurance



  • To ensure efficient running of the production lines.
  • To ensure that the goals of the engineering department are achieved.
  • Maintenance of records and H&S / HACCP compliance.
  • Proactive role in correcting problems around the plant.
  • To follow up on any Electrical / Mechanical issues and consult on production issues.
  • Work in partnership with the production team to achieve operational targets.
  • Closely monitor lines and machine performance.
  • Proactive role online as soon as any deterioration in performance occurs.
  • Promotes a continuous improvement agenda.
  • PM schedule – weekly, monthly, and quarterly in conjunction with production manager. 
  • Be the key contact for engineering support each day. Awareness of issues and performance is critical.
  • Health and Safety – be a champion in this area providing expertise and input.
  • Involved in daily reviews, weekly work order reviews with production manager, and weekly downtime review with the Engineering manager. 
  • Attend shift handovers with the production supervisors at the start of each shift.



  • Third Level Engineering Qualification would be an advantage or Recognised Electrical Qualification (City & Guild, or National Cert.). 
  • At least 3 years previous experience preferably in a Food or Pharma environment.
  • Experience in Electrical Services, Control and Computer Networks.
  • Experience in Line Support & Troubleshooting.
  • Aptitude for both Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

Special Skills:

  • Electrical Installation, MV & LV Electrical Systems.
  • PLC Experience (Siemens S7).
  • Proven knowledge of Computerised Engineering systems.
  • Good people and communication skills.
  • Experience and involvement in Engineering related Projects.


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Please apply by sending your CV to Laura Duffy at or call for more information.

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