Job Description

Maintenance Technician - County Wexford

Ref No: AM17625

County Wexford, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Maintenance Technician - County Wexford.

Job Objective:
The overall objective of this position will be to perform a wide variety of tasks in the overall operation of the plant. The position will require a high degree of skill in electrical maintenance. Direct experience maintaining a subset of pumps, valves, instrumentation, boilers, HVAC, refrigeration, heat exchangers, and other manufacturing equipment is required.

This position will be required to work on a shift pattern.

Key Responsibilities:
• Operation and maintenance of Plant Utility systems including Boilers, Compressors, Chillers, Sprinkler Pumps, Water Treatment and Waste Water Treatment
• Carry out small scale fabrication for in-house modifications and improvements
• Carry out scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities, recording activities on the maintenance system
• Regularly inspect plant production support systems and equipment in order to support effective plant operation
• Provide technical assessment and support of equipment to determine what components should be repaired or replaced to maximize equipment performance
• Maintain tools, equipment and company assets in good condition in order to ensure effective response to mechanical or technical problems
• Liaise with suppliers in order to ensure proper capabilities, conformance, ordering in order to maximize equipment performance
• Develop and maintain effective preventative maintenance programme
• Inspect facility to assure adherence to safety and operating policies and GMP using company policies and procedures
• Review plant Production/Utility equipment performance in order to recommend improvements
• Maintain the plant’s manufacturing equipment in sanitary condition according to Company GMP policies and procedures in order to assure the quality of the manufactured product

Qualifications and experience required for this role:
• Electrical trade qualification

• At least 3 to 5 years' experience in the maintenance profession including good mechanical, electrical or instrumentation skills
• Experience in pipework and fabrication desirable
• Experience in operating computerized maintenance management system
• Knowledge of ATEX and machinery directive requirements
• Experience of working in a food/healthcare manufacturing environment desirable
• Knowledge of engineering/process instrumentation
• Knowledge of the non-manufacturing processes and systems that support plant
• Ability to measure instrument variation and apply corrections
• Excellent troubleshooting skills
• Knowledge and application of GMP in a manufacturing environment
• Organised, methodical, tidy and the ability to work in a controlled and structured way
• Ability to work in a team environment and to communicate well

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