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103981 - Maintenance Planner - Mayo

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mayo
Date: 13/09/2019
Job Reference: 103981
Contact Name: Caroline Kingston
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Job Description

Maintenance Planner - Mayo - 103981
Our client, a Medical Device company in Mayo are currently looking to recruit a Maintenance Planner for their site.

  • Maintenance Scheduling, communications of plans and reporting on schedule adherence.
  • Review maintenance processes, improve and streamline our systems.
  • Support all aspects of the Production System and participate in team activities supporting this.
  • Work with the Maintenance Lead to co-ordinate maintenance activities to deliver Overall Equipment Efficiency improvements.
  • Work closely with Cell Team Leaders and Value Stream Managers to ensure work is prioritised and completed in a timely fashion.
  • Liaise with Engineering for technical and project support.
  • Set up of Standard Works and development of SMED principles.
  • Plan and coordinate Preventative Maintenance activities including spares availability.
  • Plan and coordinate Un-Planned Maintenance activities.
  • Management and co-ordination of the CMMS System - Blue Mountain.
  • Complete analysis of reliability issues while also developing and implementing plans to address.
  • Set up relevant reports and Maintenance metrics using MI and supporting systems.
  • Develop yearly, quarterly, monthly and weekly plans to enable completion of all planned maintenance actives in agreement with operation and supporting functions.
  • Planning and co-ordination of shutdown and maintenance programs.
  • Support all initiatives to improve/enhance a World Class Maintenance process.
  • Apply operational excellence tools and techniques to continuously improve our processes and eliminate waste.

Essential Functions of the Role:
  • Experience of planning and scheduling asset care and the ability to set up an appropriate Maintenance system.
  • Ability to manage multiple conflicting demands and to prioritise accordingly.
  • Problem solving mind-set with experience of continuous improvement.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Competency in TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) is an advantage.
Work Experience Requirements
  • Must have a minimum of five years’ experience in manufacturing and quality, working in a world class environment.
  • Must be familiar with working in a unionized environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computerised maintenance systems and reporting capability.
  • Demonstrated experience of planning technical (Engineering/Maintenance and Preventative Maintenance) activities in a World Class Manufacturing facility.
  • Asset care experience in an industrial environment would be an advantage.
  • Experience of working in a Medical Device, Pharma, Food, chemical or other life sciences industry.
  • Demonstrated experience of delivering enhancements and cost reductions in Maintenance activities

Education Requirements
  • Leaving Certificate or an equivalent qualification recognized by the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland.
  • An Engineering Qualification or equivalent incorporating World Class Maintenance Practices.
  • A Fás Mechanical Time-served Apprenticeship with Junior and Senior Trades optional

For further information on this Maintenance Planner role in Mayo please contact Caroline Kingston on 086 8395531 /

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