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Maintenance Technician (Electrical & Mechanical)


Dublin NorthDublin


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Job Description:


Reporting to the Operations Manager the job holder is responsible for ensuring that the maintenance of food production machinery at the site is completed in an effective and timely way that it ensures that production downtime is minimised.

The Jobholder also has responsibility for liaising with other facilities suppliers.

Duties and Responsibilities

The key areas for which this job holder will be accountable are:

Mechanical & Electrical:

Carry out allocated tasks from the preventative maintenance master programme of pre-planned mechanical and machine maintenance as prioritised and instructed by the Operations Manager.
Ensure that daily and weekly repair of machine breakdowns and maintenance issues as prioritised and allocated by Operations Manager is completed in a timely way so that production downtime is minimised. Give feedback to update that the daily and weekly repair of machine breakdowns and maintenance issues is completed.
Take part in the maintenance project programme as directed and prioritised by the Operations Manager to ensure that the development of fixes and improvements that will reduce downtime and increase productivity in the medium term. Give feedback to update the maintenance project programme
Undertake machine fixes and maintenance as part of the particular focus on electrical faults and fixes. Maintain electrical/ Mechanical systems in a time critical, food production environment.
Carry out site PAT testing to meet legal requirements. Ensure that any electrical compliance certifications that are required by legislation or by our customers are secured.
Input and maintain all logs of maintenance fixes and pre-planned maintenance and projects
Troubleshooting: Responsible for troubleshooting crises and new job issues if they arise on machines. Make contact with suppliers or services contractors as required to meet production demands.
Co-ordinate and support electrical/ Mechanical contractors to site.
Provide telephone cover to Operators after hours to ensure that proper maintenance cover is provided for production
Maintain machine spares for all blending machines
Particular responsibility to ensure the Safety of machines and plant from a maintenance point of view in accordance with the Health and Safety statement. Report all issues to the the Operations Manager immediately and follow up to ensure action takes place to make safe.

Responsibility to Operators:

Explain to operators on how things work to assist in the running of their machines in the course of daily job.
Contribute to the updating of Trouble Shooting Guides for machinery as required.
Contact Machine manufacturers to forward on questions the operators have as they arise where you cannot satisfactorily answer instructed by the Maintenance Manager.


Assist with the scheduling of building maintenance works in conjunction with the Operations Manager.
Take responsibility for security systems

Development Ad Hoc Projects:

Come up with suggestions for modifications to solve internal issues that arise.

Qualifications / Experience


National Craft Certificate electrical trades or Fetac level 6 or National Diploma in Mechatronics desirable
Experience in a fast paced, quality focussed production environment.
Good IT skills including use of a Production Management or Maintenance Excel, Word and Email.
Proven ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-moving environment.
Fluent Written and Spoken English.
Excellent organisational skills
Working to tight production deadlines
Strong sense of ownership and accountability.
Ability to liaise clearly with other staff members

Self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative
An individual who can contribute to the team and innovation.

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or that may be required to do either now or in the future.

Mechanical Electrical Maintenance Pneumatics


Permanent / Full-time

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