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Mechanical Engineer

27/09/23 Longford Neg

Permanent full-time

An exciting new position for a Mechanical Engineer has become available with a leading food manufacturer based in Longford.


This role will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and continuous running of the production line, ensuring downtime is kept to a minimum while working according to quality and safety procedures.


Shift Pattern:

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).


Full-Time, Permanent Position.

Excellent salary on offer.


21 Shifts Annual Leave.

VHI Discount.



  • Process work orders, track outstanding jobs, and monitor work completed per week.
  • Generate and manage new work orders as required.
  • Conduct downtime analysis to identify the top 10 issues in the plant.
  • Focus on frequency by area and identify major stops and downtime occurrences by area.
  • Collaborate with the production manager to develop weekly, monthly, and quarterly PM schedules.
  • Communicate the plan each week, including weekends.
  • Track and report on completed PMs and key corrective maintenance tasks.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for daily engineering support.
  • Stay aware of issues and performance to address them promptly and effectively.
  • Champion health and safety initiatives within the plant.
  • Contribute key insights and input in plant forums, including daily reviews, weekly work order review with the production manager, and weekly downtime review with the Engineering manager.
  • Attend shift handovers with production supervisors at the beginning of each shift to ensure effective communication and alignment.



  • Ideally have at least 3 years’ experience working as a maintenance engineer within a manufacturing/industrial environment, preferably within the food or packaging industries.
  • Third Level Engineering qualification would be an advantage.
  • Aptitude for electrical engineering.
  • Experience in Line Support & Troubleshooting.


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Please apply by sending your CV to Lisa O' Connor at or call for more information.

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