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Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician

Job description

About Your New Employer

The company, operating across multiple locations in the Republic of Ireland and various sites throughout the UK and Europe, is a major player in the production of both fresh and cooked pork products. With approximately 13,500 employees spanning Canada and Europe, the company maintains an expansive presence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing technical assistance for plant facilities and services, encompassing packaging lines, compressed air, steam, refrigeration, and the effluent plant.
  • Updating the preventative maintenance management system, including transactions in the stores and documentation of work performed.
  • Ensuring timely procurement of all necessary parts as per requirements.
  • Adhering to on-site and legislative rules and regulations related to health and safety, food safety, and the environment.
  • Performing electro-mechanical repairs on food processing, handling, and packaging equipment.
  • Taking responsibility for the completion of all planned maintenance routines, both during and outside normal working hours as necessary.
  • Employing various resources, such as manuals, service contracts, and external contractors, to facilitate breakdown recovery.
  • Managing and overseeing contractors, serving as the liaison person when necessary.

What Skills You Need

  • Possess a relevant trade qualification as a mechanical fitter.
  • Preferably, have experience in a high-volume food or beverage processing environment.
  • Advantageous to have experience in mechanical maintenance within an automated manufacturing setting.
  • Demonstrate aptitude for electrical and mechanical process awareness, diagnostics, and troubleshooting.
  • Capable of working effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Open to cross-skilling and multi-skilling.
  • Skilled in fault-finding and problem-solving; welding experience is desirable.
  • Maintain a heightened awareness of health and safety practices.
  • Exhibit strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team.
  • Openness to new ideas and work practices, with an understanding of lean manufacturing principles and tools.
  • Ability to multitask effectively.
  • Proficient in computer use.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

What’s on Offer

  • Hours of work:
    6 – 2 and 2 – 10 x 5 days, Mon – Fri

  • Salary 40-52k DOE

What’s Next

  • Apply now by clicking the “Apply Now" button or call me, Roksana Bandzarewicz at +353 (21) 235 9141