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Equipment Engineer

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Michael Brennan
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Equipment Engineer

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We are seeking a skilled and committed Equipment Engineer to oversee the maintenance of our equipment. The successful candidate will ensure the reliability, efficiency, and safety of all equipment through effective maintenance strategies and programs. This position requires a combination of technical expertise, problem-solving skills, and leadership abilities to manage maintenance operations and optimize equipment performance.


Maintenance Management:

  • Develop, implement, and manage comprehensive maintenance programs for all equipment.
  • Schedule and supervise preventive maintenance tasks to minimize equipment downtime and prolong asset lifespan.
  • Coordinate and carry out maintenance activities, including troubleshooting, repairs, and upgrades.
  • Ensure all equipment installations are performed correctly and meet required standards.

Technical Expertise:

  • Diagnose and resolve technical issues affecting equipment performance and reliability.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to technicians and other team members.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, technologies, and best practices in equipment maintenance.

Compliance and Safety:

  • Understand and apply relevant safety regulations and standards.
  • Conduct regular safety inspections and audits of equipment and maintenance procedures.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities and equipment history.
  • Generate regular reports on equipment performance and downtime metrics.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Identify opportunities for improving maintenance processes and equipment performance.
  • Lead root cause analysis (RCA) and failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) to address recurring issues.

Team Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including production, quality, and engineering, to support operational goals.
  • Promote a culture of teamwork, continuous learning, and accountability.
  • Support the delivery of equipment to production and share knowledge between engineering and automation teams.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in equipment maintenance management, preferably in the medical device industry.
  • Strong technical knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic systems.
  • Proficiency in using CMMS and other maintenance management software.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and best practices in maintenance.
For further information on this role in Equipment Engineering please contact Michael Brennan on  or 086-440 3742 Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website –  

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