Job Description

Moulding Maintenance Technician - South Dublin

Ref No: AM18028

County Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Moulding Maintenance Technician - South Dublin.

In this role you will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, overhaul, adjustment and modification of all injection moulding machines, troubleshooting vacuum systems and all other ancillary equipment. In addition to this you will also support troubleshooting and continuous improvement

Responsibilities:
• To install, modify and maintain the full range of moulding & ancillary equipment.
• To continuously improve the moulding operation. This includes:
o Specifically fine-tuning moulding & ancillary equipment to increase output.
o Reducing downtime and waste.
o To maintain moulding / ancillary lines at optimal performance.
o To work to the highest engineering standards.
o To deal with all breakdowns within the moulding department.
o To carry out injection moulding press overhauls.
o Ensure all PM / CM requirements are complied with.
o undertake OEM works within the maintenance function.

• To assist in the complete validation of new and existing equipment including acceptance trials, debugging etc.
• To deal/liaise with vendors, suppliers and local engineering shops.
• To become involved in analysing customer complaints and internal quality issues and assist in drawing up improvement programmes for equipment to eliminate these defects from being produced.
• To assist with the training of other Technicians, new recruits and apprentices as required.
• To fully participate in company-wide continuous improvement initiatives, working in teams as required and utilising appropriate quality tools as applicable.
• To maintain appropriate recording and reporting systems on all engineering related matters (e.g. breakdowns, maintenance etc.)
• Full utilisation of all current and new IT/processing systems e.g. SAP.
• To maintain high standards of safety and housekeeping to ensure area, machines and equipment are maintained in a safe and clean condition. Correct and/or report unsafe conditions and other faults.

Educational & Experience requirements:

• National Craft Certificate in maintenance or a similar skilled craft in the mechanical area. A 3rd level qualification and/or relevant experience is also an advantage, coupled with relevant further training courses and qualifications.
• Minimum of 4 years maintenance experience preferably in the medical industry. Other industries such as automotive and packaging also considered.
• Injection moulding experience an advantage.
• The ability to apply a scientific approach to problem solving, blending analytical and experimental skills to maximize productivity and yields.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
• The ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
• Relevant PC skills, including SolidWorks

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