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Maintenance Engineer

  • Location: Cork, County Cork, Munster, Ireland
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Barry O'Brien
  • Job Ref: 17275

An exciting opportunity for a Maintenace Engineer to join a leading Irish pork and bacon producer based in Cork on a permanent contract.

The successful Maintenance Engineer will be involved in providing technical leadership & direction on all maintenance and equipment issues while coordinating and handling all building maintenance and improvement works that happen onsite

Role Responsibilities:

  • Be highly proficient in the technical fault finding & problem-solving of all production machines and automated systems i.e. mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and control systems.

  • Support the planning & execution of all equipment maintenance routines on identified equipment within the value streams.

  • Minimise downtime on Equipment, through fast response and priority setting.

  •  Liaise with Production / Engineering department to understand equipment down priorities and eliminate recurring issues.

  • Coordinate with other dept. managers to schedule work they require to be carried, and to ensure breakdowns are attended to as a matter of urgency.

  • Generate / Edit Maintenance procedures.

  • Support the relevant preventative maintenance systems on-site as an SME for same.

  • Monitor consumption & timely reordering with Maintenance Engineers & Technicians. Implement improvements to spares processes & systems in line with best in class industry practices.

  • Have the capability to retrofit/upgrade existing equipment as part of continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Stay current with technology & training; be recognised as an SME for the Maintenance function.

  • Ensure relevant documentation is prepared and updated in line with all Quality and Regulatory guidelines and promotes full compliance to all standards required.

  • Supports the maintenance function on internal & external quality systems audits.

Role Requirements:

  • Degree or Senior Trade’s Certificate in Mechanical, Mechatronics or equivalent engineering discipline.

  • Minimum 1 - 3 years’ experience in an Engineering role.

  • Previous work experience within the F&B industry or similar within a regulated environment.

  • Team player with an ability to work independently.

  • Strong organisational abilities and a hands-on mentality.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Barry O'Brien.