Shift Maintenance Technician

Job Overview


My client are an Irish owned food production company in business for over 40 years and based in the foothills of the Donegal Mountains on the beautiful Wild Atlantic Way.

With a large and every expanding range of products they supply some of Ireland's largest retails multiples including Dunnes, Supervalu & Tesco and due to continued growth are currently recruiting for two mechanical technicians/engineers. Commutable from Donegal town, Killybeggs and surrounding areas and employing over 200 people on site you will be part of a maintenance team 7 including the Maintenance Manager, maintenance engineer and 4 maintenance techs/fitters .

As Shift Maintenance Technician/Engineer you will be responsible for the execution of the preventive and corrective maintenance programme on a shift basis in a plant where they have been significant capitol expenditure of over €3 million euro in the past 4 years!


As Shift Maintenance Tech/Engineer some of the key elements of your role will include:

* Ensure that plant machinery and the equipment are always maintained and available for production.
* Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks.
* Ensure Machinery, facilities and equipment are utilised efficiently.
* Design implement maintain and improve electrical and mechanical instrumentation, equipment, facilities, components and systems throughout the plant.
* Proactively work with Production, Quality Assurance, outside contractors and all other relevant parties to discuss, agree, plan and implement engineering solutions to operational issues as they arise.
* Provide input on equipment installation, start-up, operation and troubleshooting to support introduction of new products into sustaining operations;
* Ensure that planned preventative maintenance is attended to in an efficient manner to minimise downtime;
* Shift working is required. The shift pattern may be varied according to business requirements and will typically require weekend working and periodic rotation between day and night shifts;


You will have at least 3 years' experience in an Electrical or Mechanical maintenance role in a production environment and have completed a recognised apprenticeship or hold a formal qualification in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.


This Shift Maintenance role offers a competitive rate/salary plus life assurance and the chance to work in a beautiful part of Ireland in a company with a family feel and where people genuinely look out for each other.

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

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