Mechanical Fitter

Job Overview


My client a multi-national food production company have been in Cork for over 35 years and enjoy a fantastic reputation due to how they look after their people & retain their staff.
Having met with this company numerous times over past few years they really come across as a great company to work for with a very friendly atmosphere where people work hard in a fun environment where people are well rewarded for the work they do
Currently recruiting for an mechanical fitter


In the mechanical fitter job , you'll also be responsible for:

  • Machine Fault finding, repair and problem solving
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic maintenance
  • Continuous improvement throughout the plant
  • Welding/Fabrication maintenance
  • Performs repairs of all buildings and equipment.
  • Performs preventive maintenance procedures on building and equipment on a scheduled basis; inspects checks and replaces e.g., bearings, seals, etc.
  • Calibrates and repairs pneumatic systems.
  • Maintains records of scheduled maintenance procedures by recording data which controls and monitors mechanical equipment and utility systems.
  • Installation of new equipment; new services, during projects; replaces and repairs existing equipment as needed.
  • Responds to emergency maintenance requests as required.

(The contract is based on a flexible shift rotation basis)


You will have completed Mechanical Fitter apprenticeship qualifications (MAMF) or previous Fitter/Turner qualification.
In the Fitter role you will demonstrate a strong technical aptitude, flexibility, strong problem solving skills and a positive outlook
You will be very comfortable reading and following blueprints and assembly instructions and have a good knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
This is a shift-based role so you will need to comfortable working evenings (20% shift allowance) and nights (33% sift allowance)


There is a salary of €50k plus a generous shift allowance, 23 days holidays, Life assurance, pension scheme & subsidized canteen. You'll have lots of opportunity to progress your career with a progressive food production multi-national in a well-established plant that has gone from strength to strength over the past 20 years


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