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Lead Maintenance Technician

Athlone, Westmeath
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Gavin Moran
+353 87 410 8620
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Lead Maintenance Technician :

Our client specializes in pioneering innovations that revolutionize healthcare, blending cutting-edge technology with compassion to enhance patient outcomes and empower healthcare professionals. With a rich legacy of addressing the most pressing challenges in healthcare, they are committed to driving meaningful advancements at the intersection of health, material, and data science. Their mission is anchored in improving lives and ensuring the well-being of individuals through every scientific pursuit we undertake.


  • Leading a team of technicians to ensure optimal equipment performance, uptime, output, and yield target KPIs are met.
  • Providing crucial support for production equipment in a medical device healthcare environment.
  • Diagnosing and rectifying automated electro-mechanical equipment failures promptly and efficiently.
  • Executing and scheduling preventative maintenance procedures using PEMAC.
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance documentation and driving continuous improvement initiatives to enhance Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).
  • Collaborating closely with engineers and technicians to identify, troubleshoot, and resolve complex issues, as well as implementing new projects to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Providing technical leadership, conducting training sessions for new hires, and developing cross-training plans to facilitate job rotation and holiday cover.

Preferred qualifications and experience:

  • A Diploma/Degree/Senior Trades in Electronic/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in a similar technical role within the medical device or related industry.
  • Mechanical expertise in an automated manufacturing environment and proficient troubleshooting skills.
  • Flexibility to adapt to different shift patterns as per business requirements.
  • Proficiency in PLCs, motor drives, pneumatic and hydraulic components.
  • Thorough knowledge of conveyors, robotics, automation, sensors, and servo systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with strong teamwork abilities.
  • Prior experience in a regulated industry with automated production would be advantageous.

For further information on this role in please contact on Gavin Moran on 087 4108620 or

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