Job Description

Equipment Maintenance Technicians (various shifts)

Ref No: AM16501

Wicklow, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

Competitive salary

Equipment Maintenance Technicians (various shifts) - South Dublin.

To perform maintenance assignments in line with health & safety, operational and quality work instructions, procedures and policies to ensure the production of quality product in a timely, safe, efficient and compliant manner. 

Responsibilities of Position:

  • Assist in the provision of technical support on a range of manufacturing equipment including complex automation assembly equipment to achieve a high level of equipment reliability and quality product with minimal defects.
  • To maintain automation equipment in excellent condition ensuring consistent quality, output and yield.
  • Identify and lead continuous improvement projects so as to achieve greater operational efficiency. 
  • Follow systematic root cause problem solving and troubleshooting to resolve issues.
  • Carry out preventative and corrective maintenance, completing all associated paperwork and records.
  • Ensure PM's and Calibrations and performed 100% on time
  • Lead and implement process improvements to achieve more efficient operations, while adhering to change management and cGMP requirements.
  • Assist with the commissioning of new equipment / projects.
  • Order and maintain appropriate stock of spare parts.
  • Cross-train technicians as required.
  • Flexible to travel to support new equipment buy-offs / training.
  • Education/Training/Experience:

    • Level 6, Level 7 or Level 8 HETAC qualification in Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical / Automation Engineering, Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics or similar. 
    • Qualified trades personnel with industrial experience will also be considered.
    • Experience in high volume automation / robotics required.
    • Experience in healthcare medical device manufacturing desirable (not essential).
    • Experience in Pneumatics, Electronics, Hydraulics, Programmable Controllers, Servo Motor drives, Vision systems, Ultrasonic welding, workshop machining desirable.
    • Understanding of Process Capability
    • Understanding of MSA or GR&R
    • Ideally Experience in leading process improvement projects in medical device environment
    • Experience in FAT, SAT, IOPQ of automated assembly lines


  • Systematic & structured troubleshooting / problem solving skills.
  • Ability to provide innovative solutions to complex technical problems.
  • Adherence to change management procedures and cGMP requirements
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • High level of safe working practices and awareness.
  • Computer literate with MS Office skills.


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