Maintenance Fitter


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Location Mayo
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Dominic Courtney

Maintenance Fitter

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Job ID: JOB-12548

Reporting to the Maintenance Team Leader, the successful candidate will be responsible for the ongoing maintenance and repair of all mechanical equipment in Continence Care in compliance with regulatory and corporate requirements. A significant feature of this role is to minimize equipment downtime thus optimizing overall plant performance.


  • Provide high-level technical support in a high volume environment and work with and advise suppliers and engineers on the process and product design to facilitate greater production efficiencies.
  • Troubleshoot equipment-related process problems and equipment failures to determine root cause and to investigate repairs.
  • Assist in developing and driving ongoing and preventative maintenance programs.
  • Maintain accurate data for analysis of equipment.
  • Support Engineering and Production personnel on continuous improvements and monitor equipment in order to recommend process improvements.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement Projects that use lean and six sigma tools to improve overall business efficiency.
  • Contribute to fostering a culture of innovation through identifying innovative solutions to process problems and actively encouraging team members to share new ideas.



  • Must Possess a Fás Mechanical Time-served Apprenticeship with Junior and Senior Trades


Additional qualifications in Maintenance / Mechatronics / Engineering / Project management.

Length of experience:

  • 4+ years experience preferably in medical devices and/or pharmaceutical industries

Skills and Experience – Essential

  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate the application of multi-skilling in previous employment.
  • The role involves working in a cross-functional team therefore strong communication skills coupled with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills are prerequisites for this role.
  • Good computer skills including MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to develop and maintain work lists for continuous improvement.
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement via observation.
  • Excellent drive and self-motivation.
  • Ability to work proactively in a team environment.
  • Capable of clearly articulating issues, effects, and potential causes.
  • Excellent root cause analysis.
  • Excellent systems understanding.

Skills and Experience – Desirable

  • An understanding of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma tools would be an advantage.
  • Familiar with clean rooms and clean room manufacturing environments
  • Experience in a position of responsibility in management or leading a technical team
  • Pneumatics and reading pneumatic drawings
  • Electro pneumatics         
  • Laser cutting/printing
  • Indexer drives     
  • Laser printing
  • Belt drives           
  • PDCA, DIMAIC training
  • Cam driven machines     
  • Familiar with Servo & Stepper Drives   
  • Punch presses      
  • Ultrasonic Punching/cutting
  • Pumps, & flow control    
  • Familiar with Sensors, inductive, capacitive, through-beam.
  • Control systems, PLCs, Distributed control, Bus systems
  • Jig and fixture design
  • Heat sealing steady-state  & Impulse sealing

Candidates must be prepared to work a 24/7 Shift – 12 hour days/nights on a 4 cycle shift pattern (4x 12 hour days, four days off, followed by 4x 12 hour nights) or  (2x 12 hour days then 2 x 12 hour nights, four days off,  2x 12 hour days, then 2 x 12 hour nights)

For further information on this role in please contact Dominic Courtney on 086 839 5533 or

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Dominic Courtney


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Maintenance Fitter

Dominic Courtney

Role Type Permanent
Contact Dominic Courtney
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