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Maintenance Technician
Job Description:
Location: Athlone, Ireland

This position presents an opportunity to transition from various backgrounds including private, public, government, or military sectors into a fulfilling career.

  • Demonstrated leadership within its respective categories
  • Exposure to lucrative end-markets
  • A culture of innovation fostering improved patient outcomes
  • Collaborative relationships with customers
  • Extensive regulatory expertise on a global scale
  • Operational excellence and robust cash flow
  • Substantial recurring sales driving strong revenue growth and profitability The Impact You'll Make in this Role:

As an Equipment Maintenance Technician, you will have the chance to leverage your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse individuals globally. Here, you will make a difference by:

  • Supporting production equipment within a medical device healthcare setting
  • Diagnosing and rectifying failures in automated electro/mechanical equipment
  • Scheduling and executing preventative maintenance tasks through PEMAC
  • Maintaining accurate and current maintenance records
  • Proactively ensuring production meets performance targets
  • Adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices & Good Documentation Practices
  • Assisting Engineering projects and spearheading maintenance group tasks
  • Prioritizing Continuous Improvement initiatives to enhance Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

Skills and Expertise:

To excel in this role from day one, the following qualifications at a minimum:

  • Certificate/Diploma/Senior Trades in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar technical role within the medical device or related industry
  • Mechanical expertise within an automated manufacturing environment
  • Proficient troubleshooting/problem-solving skills and analytical approaches
  • Flexibility to work varying shift patterns as necessitated by business demands

Additional qualifications that could enhance your success in this role:

  • Proficiency in PLCs, motor drives, pneumatic, and hydraulic components
  • Demonstrated high-level technical proficiency
  • Strong verbal and written communication abilities
  • Excellent teamwork skills, fostering a collaborative work environment


  • Salary: Competitive and commensurate with skills and experience, along with an exceptional benefits package.
  • Shift Allowance: 25% (12-hour x 3 cycle shift patterns 7am-7pm/7pm-7am)

For more information on this role please contact Sam Nolan on or 0861287244

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