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Maintenance Electrician - Shift Work

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 22991

The Job:

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Electrician to join a high-tech manufacturing company in Newbridge that has significant investment and growth plans for their highly automated contract manufacturing site.

They are currently looking to recruit a permanent Maintenance Electrician for their facility on shifts. The plant manufacturing processes consist of high-tech electrical, robotic, and mechanical production lines and include product making, injection molding, and packing. The Maintenance Fitters work within multi-skilled teams leading the day-to-day problem-solving, planned maintenance programme, standards documentation, and continuous improvement in a high-speed, agile environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support Manufacturing operations to deliver Safety, Quality, and throughput objectives, across a 24/7 operation.
  • Lead the recovery of breakdowns on the off shifts and weekends, with a focus on root cause identification and systemic preventative actions.
  • Troubleshoot equipment control systems, robot applications, vision systems, and general low/ medium voltage power circuits/applications.
  • Drive a systemic approach to loss elimination and build increasing capability in the shift Manufacturing teams.
  • Support the maintenance & Facility team in identifying and implementing cost-reduction programs.
  • Lead the planned preventative maintenance work on a weekly basis while on the Day shift.
  • Provide support to project engineering team during the introduction of new products and equipment within our Manufacturing Operations and site Facility systems.

Job Requirements:

  • FAS/SOLAS time served Electrical apprenticeship or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 Years Manufacturing experience in a similar high-tech environment.
  • Experience with PLC programming/troubleshooting, Robotic applications, and Vision systems is desirable.
  • Have excellent troubleshooting ability with a track record of root cause identification.
  • Strong Communication Skills and ability to work as part of a team.

If you would like more information on this role you can contact Paul Dunican

(090) 641 7022