Maintenance Engineer

Posted 24 April 2024
Salary Up to €50000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Engineering & Manufacturing
Contact NameWarren Watson

Job description

Maintenance Engineer
Weekday - Day shifts
Mechanical or Electrical
€24 p/hr
Optional Pension Scheme

Vickerstock are working in conjunction with one of Ireland's fastest growing food manufacturing firms for one of their sites based in Cavan.

With excellence and quality at their core they aim to provide a market leading service to their customer within the chilled and retail sectors.

You will be part of a skilled maintenance team that actively challenge you to improve and learn new skills to help enhance you develop your career. You will have the benefit of joining a nationally recognised employer of choice who put their teams and people at the forefront of development.

Your Responsibilities as a Maintenance Engineer;

  • Work continuously to ensure that all scheduled engineering maintenance works including diagnostic fault analysis are actioned.
  • In conjunction with the Engineering Management and Production Manager, maximise the utilisation of the site's assets while taking all opportunities to minimise costs.
  • Help drive the site's Net Zero Energy efforts by exploring and taking all available opportunities to reduce energy usage.
  • Ensure the upkeep of the assets and fabric of the site.
  • Responsibilities:
  • Carry out schedule-based maintenance work on equipment, buildings and services and repairs, overhauls and installations as appropriate. General maintenance and breakdown activities, resolving causes of defects for allocated cell/area
  • Fault find mechanical and/or electrical faults and repair equipment in a breakdown situation. Deliver sufficient callout support and handovers to ensure reliability and performance of the plants machinery in line with agreed service levels.
  • Proactively identify and deal rectify potential equipment/services issues
  • Work with other functions as part of the manufacturing team to ensure efficient running of the equipment and prioritize work as agreed.

As a Maintenance Engineer, Ideally you will have;

  • Proven successful experience in a similar role.
  • Experience servicing and repair of electrical, electronic, mechanical, electro-mechanical and pneumatic systems.
  • Experience in working in a high-volume production environment with automated machinery.
  • IEEE or equivalent qualification.
  • Mechanical fault finding, maintenance and installation.
  • Experience in carrying out preventive Maintenance on motors, gearboxes, conveyor systems, rollers and pneumatic/hydraulic systems.
  • Adjust and calibrate equipment and machinery to optimal specifications.

Contact Warren Watson to discuss this in absolute confidence or send an updated CV via the link on the page.

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As an experienced specialist senior engineering and manufacturing recruitment professional with 5 years' experience; I personally specialise within the recruitment of Maintenance & Service Engineers at all levels across Ireland.

If you are interested in this vacancy, or work within Lean Engineering / Manufacturing in Ireland, then please apply with your CV to me for consideration - (You can also find and connect with me on LinkedIn)