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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer




Shay Murtagh Precast

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Job Description:

Key Responsibilities

Maintenance (Plant & Equipment) and Fabrication

·Analyse all plant and equipment within Shay Murtagh Precast, compile a robust asset register list taking into account relevant documentation and regulatory requirements in conjunction with the C.I Team

·Develop the plant and equipment register into a robust preventative maintenance programme that is operational and functional for all areas of the business

·Ability to analyse production processes, establish areas of weakness or fault and develop corrective actions to ensure production process are efficient with minimum downtime.

·Undertake effective planning and prioritisation of workload wherever necessary and that resources are used to optimum effect.

·Allocation of manpower within the Plant, Equipment and fabrication teams to be analysed against work requirements and followed up if there is deficits.

·Proven ability to problem solve in a busy production-based environment.

·Responsible for the inspection all lifters and lifting equipment supplied to clients for site and SM factories. This also includes the certification of the equipment and accurate recording on Company ERP system.

·Scheduling and management of Planned shutdowns for maintenance of any of the plant in conjunction with Supervisors and Management

·To ensure that all employees within the maintenance & fabrication team, meet and exceed established health & safety standards, and regulatory requirements.

·Support the production team in achieving targets while closely monitoring line and machine performance and plan for future maintenance or process improvement.

·Demonstrates the ability to plan and prioritise workload in order to meet required deadlines and performance standards.

Development Area

·Playing an integral part of the procurement process within remit, for machine parts, documentation of stock, maintenance of spare parts and develop a robust system to document the stock register.


·Analyse and report on key Maintenance metrics to management

·Manage new and existing projects while pro-actively contributing to the Shay Murtagh team, improvement or new projects to add value to the business

·Excellent administration and documentation management skills are very important for this role


·Training (as required) - deliver training to personnel, on relevant areas and internally developed programmes, as and when required

·Attend ongoing CPD in conjunction with requirement of your role and strategy of the Company.

Skills & Qualities

·Experience within a maintenance/mechanical/fitter background, preferably with experience in Precast concrete elements or construction & manufacturing environment

·Demonstrated problem solving and technical skills.

·Ability to think methodically, plan and manage projects.

·Proven team player with excellent verbal and written communication & interpersonal skills.

·Ability to work under pressure, balance priorities, and meet strict deadlines is essential and being highly motivated and willing to take on new challenges.

·Proficient in Lean principles/methodology and Microsoft packages – will develop

·Excellent time management skills, mange workload efficiently and effectively


Permanent / Full-time

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