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Maintenance Technician

Job description

My client based in Kildare is currently looking for a Maintenance Technician to join their team. This is a full time position and the salary is depending on experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing maintenance support, entering data, updating equipment records, produce performance reports and participating in continuous improvement follow up
  • Cost control consciousness
  • Electrical and Mechanical trouble-shooting
  • Electro-mechanical repairs to high-speed, PLC-controlled plant, handling and packaging equipment, also pneumatic and hydraulic   control systems
  • Technical support for the plant facilities and services, including compressed air, refrigeration and steam.
  • Closely monitor line and machine performance and intervene on line as soon as any deterioration in performance occurs
  • As part of the technical Maintenance team, work with equipment suppliers on new equipment and installations and modifications
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to shift technicians in areas you are strongest.
  • Co-operate and participate fully in training and development in cross-skilling and other job-related competencies
  • Update the maintenance management system (CMMS), records of all changes, stores transactions made and work carried out
  • Troubleshooting using PLC Programs
  • Responsible for completion of your planned work, shifts daily input of all works onto CMMS, parts booked out of stores and control of breakdowns
  • Ensure all parts are ordered by the shift technicians by the end of his/her shift.
  • All relevant information is passed to both the maintenance manager and the next shift.
  • Maintain workshops to a high standard
  • Recording of all damage to dept. equipment and reporting to department, engineering supervisor on same.
  • Adheres to all site policies on quality and safety (e.g.)  clean overalls, clean work boots, hair nets, hearing protection, hand washing, door closing   etc.
  • Adheres to site policy directives on environmental issues.  i.e.  Control and use of oils and greases, disposal of lights, batteries.
  • Control of contractors and acting as Liaison Person as and when required.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Have relevant trade qualification.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar role in regulated manufacturing environment
  • Possess mechanical and electrical maintenance experience and/or qualifications.
  • Excellent awareness and experience in relation to Quality, Health and Safety
  • Experienced in fault finding and problem solving
  • Comprehensive Knowledge of high-speed mechanical systems, electrical systems, automation and PLC control systems.

For more information about the role or company you can contact me directly on 01 4744652 - phughes@sigmar.ie 

Pamela Hughes - Manufacturing & Supply Chain Consultant at Sigmar Recruitment. 

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