Current vacancy

Maintenance Technician

We are looking for a Maintenance Technician (Electrical & Mechanical), to work for our food production client based in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, that will be reporting to the Maintenance Manager on a full time permanent basis.

The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for ensuring that the machinery, equipment, services and facility are well maintained and functioning effectively and efficiently, that maintenance downtime is minimised, that production is fully supported and food safety and health & safety standards are met on a daily basis to meet overall business requirements.

Duties Involved:

  • Responsible for implementing the company preventative maintenance programme through scheduled PM’s based on risk assessment and performance reliability.
  • Respond immediately to breakdowns during the shift, ensuring minimum downtime is experienced.
  • Carry out detailed root cause analysis on breakdowns to implement corrective repairs and future preventative action.
  • Inspect, operate, and test machinery to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Complete all necessary records in compliance with food safety and audit requirements.
  • Maintain adequate spare parts based on risk assessment.
  • Responsibility as part of the team for maintaining budget spend targets and pro- actively working towards cost saving initiatives for the business.
  • Diligence with Health and Safety and the recording of all relevant documentation
  • Work closely with the production team supporting them and providing advice, also participating in staff training as required.
  • Plan all maintenance and preventative maintenance activities.
  • Ensure full compliance of external contractors when on site.
  • Be an effective and pro-active contributor to the team.
  • Work effectively with all departments, QA, Production, Operations and NPD
  • Support and participate in business projects for the benefit of the development of the company.


Desired Skills & Experience:

· Diploma or other trade qualification in Electronics/ Electrics

· Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics / drawings

· Ability to work on 3 phase, single phase, and low voltage DC

· Wire up various electrical components e.g. MCB, ECLB, RCBO, RCD , contactors & safety circuits s etc.

· Experience of working with process controlling hardware including PLC’s MMI’s

· Knowledge of pneumatics is desirable, also familiarity with sensing devices

· Familiarity with motors, reduction gearboxes and fluid pumps

· Mechanical experience a distinct advantage

· Expert knowledge of a food production environment, preferably chilled

· Good computer skills

· English language – good standard both spoken and written

· Proficiency in other languages would be an advantage

· Good communication skills verbal and written

· A minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role within the food industry

· Good attention to detail and problem-solving skills are important.


This role is scheduled as five days over seven – alternate shifts (8.00 am – 4.30 pm) (11.00 am – 7.30pm), with additional on call on a rota basis.



Bike to work scheme

Company events

Employee assistance program

Language training provided

On-site parking

Sick pay


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