Shift Maintenance Fitter

Job Overview

Are you looking for your next maintenance/mechanical fitter job in the Northwest?

Do you enjoy being part of maintenance teams who deliver crucial support to operations in production environments?

Do you pride yourself on working in such a way that always keeps safety, quality and output to the fore?

Then read on and let this be the day that your mechanical fitter career really took off!


My client is an innovative, multipurpose agri business with divisions spanning Agri Ingredients, Consumer Foods, Sports Nutritional supplements & Animal Nutrition etc
The company boasts an award-winning portfolio of regional, national and international consumer foods brands that it exports to over 40 countries across the globe, has a turnover that exceeds €300 m and employs over 500 people so you'd be joining a real Irish success story that continues to go from strength to strength!
Currently recruiting for a Shift Maintenance/Mechanical Fitter for their site in the Northwest.


Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, as Shift Maintenance Fitter you job will see you responsible for maintaining a wide range of mechanical process equipment and optimizing plant performance.
Other key duties will include:

  • Highly involved in the monitoring of plant services and maintaining equipment and process records according to plant systems.
  • Deliver with the other maintenance team members a reliability centred maintenance function with best practices including preventative maintenance.
  • Work within the maintenance team to ensure a proactive approach to maintenance
  • Maintain accurate maintenance data and close out assigned work using the CMMS
  • Timely and effective trouble shooting of day-to-day equipment and system issues


You will hold a relevant Mechanical Apprenticeship or equivalent with 3 years + post qualification experience in a high-volume process manufacturing environment

You will have experience working with electric and pneumatic control and demonstrate strong all-round/general problem solving and technical troubleshooting skills.
You will enjoy working as part of a closely knit team, get on well with people from different parts of the organisation and have excellent time management skills and attention to detail.

Experience working on heat pumps, boilers, packing/bagging lines, industrial electrical installations and instrumentation would all be hugely beneficial in the shift fitter role as would the ability to reading pneumatic drawings
You'll need to be comfortable working a variety of differnet shifts (25% shift allowance available)
You will have decent IT skills and previous experience of CMMS would be highly desirable but not essential


There is a competitive salary of circa €37k plus shift allowance of 25% with over-time paid at double time for Saturday and Sunday worked.
You can also join the company pension plan (6% employee-6% employer) and you'll have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and expanding company with a number of different divisions that you can grow your career within.

Sound like your cup of tea? Then don't delay and apply today!

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