Technical & Engineering JobsMaintenance Technician / Fitter

  • CJ50155
  • Temporary/Contract
  • Munster, Waterford

Collins McNicholas

Role Responsibilities:

  • Minimization of unplanned downtime.
  • Active participation in C/O process via teamwork.
  • Positive contribution to OEE of production line output.
  • Positive impact in areas of RFT and customer service (Internal/External).
  • Participation and ongoing involvement and completion of the Technician Training Program.
  • The maintenance technician/fitter will carry out work orders on all equipment in accordance MERP preventative maintenance plans.
  • Provide line cover / troubleshooting, breakdown maintenance of electrical / mechanical repairs on all equipment where relevant.
  • Carry out annual overhaul maintenance on all equipment.
  • Assist in GPS to reduce waste and improve plant operating efficiencies. Support continuous improvement initiatives in a team orientated environment.
  • Improvement in safety of electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • The maintenance technician will complete and maintain all required documentation/logs/records in accordance with documented system requirements and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Ensuring that all further maintenance requirements are brought to the attention of the relevant shift production supervisor/maintenance supervisor.
  • Carry out line changeovers and record issues and close out improvement actions. Monitor line performance and adjust as required.
  • Implement minor capital projects.
  • Continuous Improvement of process and machine reliability to achieve the highest level of plant reliability.
  • Work as part of the work centre team to support the area.
  • Developing and implementing new ideas, modifications and techniques leading to improvements to processes and efficiencies as part of daily duties.
  • Maintaining housekeeping in the engineering workshops and associated working areas.
  • Train others / Apprentices / Contractors on line changeovers and line adjustment to agreed standards.
  • Active line monitoring and maintain default positions to the manufacturing lines.
  • Attendance and participation at shift changeover meetings.
  • Conducting of safety audits and risk assessment.
  • Other duties may be assigned on discretionary basis as required by new developments or changes to the role.

Role Requirements:

  • Mechanical or electrical Senior trades or equivalent qualification.
  • Proven Mechanical or electrical competency in a Production and Packaging led environment.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Josh Barnes on 021-4911066 or email


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