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Senior Equipment Engineer

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Senior Equipment Engineer:

The Senior Equipment Engineer oversees Engineering Technicians, ensuring optimal performance and maintenance of equipment in Operations. This role entails leadership, risk management, equipment introduction, repairs, upgrades, and process improvement.


  • Lead Engineering Technicians to exceed safety and performance targets, ensuring machine uptime and effective maintenance.
  • Manage Equipment Risk List and associated mitigation plans.
  • Introduce new equipment to meet capacity demands.
  • Maintain equipment uptime, conduct repairs, and plan upgrades.
  • Procure components and manage spare parts inventory.
  • Drive Preventative Maintenance optimization to minimize downtime.
  • Report downtime metrics and lead solutions through Problem Solving projects.
  • Develop equipment training for Manufacturing Engineers and Technicians.
  • Ensure compliance with safety policies and collaborate across departments.
  • Support Manufacturing Engineers and Technicians as needed.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Hold Hetac Level 7 or 8 Engineering qualification with 5+ years industry experience.
  • Mechanical, Electrical & Pneumatic expertise a plus.
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Flexible, resilient, and adept at multitasking.
  • Hands-on troubleshooting for manufacturing issues.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Positive attitude and adept at problem-solving.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience beneficial.

For further information on this role please contact Danielle Quinn on 086 044 9371 or 

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