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Senior Maintenance Technician

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 22644

Our client, a leading food production company is currently looking to hire a Senior Maintenance Engineer to oversee a team of highly skilled technicians and apprentices. This role reports directly to the maintenance supervisor. There will be lots of autonomy and ownership granted within this position to allow you to put your own stamp of the role. You will be exposed to a state of the art production facility that produces products for some of the most famous food companies in the world. This is an excellent role for someone who is looking to scale their career quickly as the company promotes from within before looking elsewhere.


  • Production support on shift as required. Fully support the team leaders / line support i.e. on shift cover, with phone support & on callouts

  • Support the maintenance leaders with regards to projects, improvement plans, audit preparation, and the maintenance works plans.

  • Provide support and assist in evaluating existing PMs and setting up new PMs. Supporting PM frequencies or advising of required changes to best add value to the lines and maintenance time.

  • Work with the maintenance team in the planning of shutdown works & machine overhauls.

  • Train and support technicians & operators on existing & new machines

  • Coordinate with engineering stores ensuring the stocking of machine spare parts

  • Assist engineering stores in the evaluation of existing spare parts stocks and play an active part in reducing redundant stock.

  • Assist the health & safety team in carrying out risk assessments of new & existing machines and ensuring training is rolled out to the Maintenance Team regarding same.

  • Assist /coordinate the execution of health and safety machine / line upgrades and machine compliance in line with guarding and safety regulations.

  • Involvement in lean projects and process improvements.

  • Create/update best practice methods for specific task on equipment in the plant, document and train same.

  • Planned preventative maintenance and breakdown support is part of this role transferring skills to other team members.

  • Record daily tasks on CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System).

  • General ad hoc duties as required in role.


  • Minimum two years’ experience as a maintenance technician

  • Demonstrated ability in fault finding and downtime issue resolution

  • Machine knowledge in core processing equipment – thermoformers, bagging machines, multiheaded weighers, and cooking & freezing assets

  • Experience in mentoring junior staff and having the ability to transfer technical knowledge


If you are interested in learning more about this fantastic opportunity, please contact Cathal Herron:

(090) 645 0660