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Facilities Technician

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Padraig Lyons
+353 86 128 7246
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Facilities Technician
This is a key role requiring extensive technical and organisational skills. The Facilities Technician is required to execute day-to-day facilities activities and achieve departmental goals for Safety, Quality, and Operational Effectiveness. The technician is primarily responsible for the maintenance & calibration of plant utilities, process equipment and generation of associated documentation. (paper or electronic).


  • Ensures that all external calibration equipment is scheduled and completed in a timely manner
  • Generate work orders, enter comprehensive job details on a regular basis
  • Troubleshooting equipment and work with control system and PLC’s
  • Support the development of an annual Facilities budget
  • Communicate to a Facilities supervisor/Manager all issues that affect the plant.
  • Oversee equipment upgrades and refurbishment projects, effectively coordinating with vendor support in line with change control policies
  • Schedule and ensure critical third-party activities are executed and are completed as per site procedures
  • Monitor, log and review all call outs and schedule call out rota in line with production demands
  • Is regularly available on standby to respond to various call outs in relation to utility and process alarms and problems
  • Participate and Lead (if appropriate) improvement projects as deemed by Management
  • Responsible for ensuring the Computerized Maintenance Management system (Emaint) used effectively for management of all PM, Stock control calibration activities including planning and associated records
  • Ensure that routine preventative maintenance programme is adequate and completed in full and in a timely manner as defined per local Standard Operating Procedures and/or Work Instructions.
  • Responsible to review Unplanned Maintenance completion and adequacy,
  • Responsible for recording and tracking Planned Maintenance and Unplanned Maintenance activities,
  • Ensures that equipment is suitable and are maintained to a sufficient standard to permit continued processing to validated parameters; this includes actively and proactively participate to continuous improvement of the equipment and process
  • Schedule and complete Bi Weekly Maintenance checks in and complete outstanding tasks from investigation.
  • Responsible for the coordination of projects and Improvements initiative activities related to EO under the directive of the Facilities Manager and/or Site Quality Manager.
  • Consistently improve facility performance to ensure operational efficiency and site safety standards


  • Ideally 3 years’ Experience in qualified trade
  • Level 6 in qualified industry or equivalent certificate
  • An ability to build relationships operations teams is key.
  • A structured, logical thinker with good analytical skills, and excellent spreadsheet and presentation skills.
  • Project management experience is an advantage
  • Continuous improvement, Mechanical, Electrical background is an advantage
  • Provide motivation, support and guidance to all employees
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills with energy and charisma.
  • Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product safety or integrity
  • Proficient with MS Office suite.

For more information on this role please contact Padraig Lyons on or 086 128 7246

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