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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 17960

We are working in partnership with a leading manufacturer in Dublin 10. We currently have a new opening for Mechanical Maintenance Engineer based in their new manufacturing site in Dublin. The business is seeing unprecedented growth with a forecast to see continued growth over coming years. The business operates out of Dublin, servicing customers and clients across Europe with key markets including Dublin, London, Nordics, Netherlands, and Germany. As a Mechanical maintenance Engineer, you will provide hands-on engineering support working on breakdowns and carrying out preventative maintenance on various machines, you will work as part of a team to develop and implement planned and preventative maintenance strategies along with the installation of all new machinery. You will also work closely with Production, Quality & H&S to ensure that plant priorities are met.


  • Work to a maintenance schedule
  • To be hands on and work to resolve machine breakdowns
  • Provide feedback on issues through the electronic management system.
  • Adopting a proactive approach to reducing the impact and frequency of faults on process machinery.
  • Liaising with manufacturing colleagues to identify windows of opportunity for carrying out project and engineering-related work
  • Ensure that systems are in place to resolve any engineering product or system issues in a manner that will limit the impact on production, quality, environmental and health & safety performance.
  • Conduct ongoing evaluations of engineering products and systems to ensure that all performances are optimised.
  • Ensure system and product quality through design of test methods; testing finished product and system capabilities; and confirming fabrication, assembly, and installation processes.
  • Identify areas of best practice within and external to our organisation and apply to own area of responsibility.
  • Attend meetings on behalf of Engineering and take a proactive role in the meetings from an engineering perspective.
  • Generate meaningful KPIs that demonstrate the improvements realised in own area of responsibility and that of the technician team.
  • Support site management in ensuring that site systems and procedures are operated across the site fully in accordance with company health & safety policy, quality and environmental requirements


  • Previous hands-on engineering experience with the ability to diagnose mechanical engineering related problems.
  • Experience working in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • Good organisational, planning and time management skills with a can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work effectively in an autonomous manner.
  • Ability to use clear judgment and make methodical decisions in ambiguous and pressure situations.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Good knowledge of site manufacturing equipment

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Gillian Nicholson. or call directly on 01 6620088