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Engineering & Technical

Maintenance Technician - Kildare

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Kildare
Date: 3/08/2016
Job Reference: 84391

Job Description

Maintenance Technician

Our client, a food company in Kildare are currently looking to recruit a Maintenance Technician for their site in Kildare

Responsibilities:
  • On a day to day basis, the Maintenance Craft Technician is responsible for the executing, monitoring and recording of the maintenance breakdowns and breakdown follow ups.
  • Responsible for delivering a high quality maintenance service to production. The technician must ensure that maintenance works efficiently, effectively, safely and in line with the maintenance strategy
  • Responsible for carrying out planned work.
  • Carry out the execution of the preventive maintenance and Condition Based program
  • Providing maintenance support, entering data, updating equipment records, produce performance reports and participating in continuous improvement follow up
  • Cost control consciousness
  • Electrical and Mechanical trouble-shooting
  • Electro-mechanical repairs to high-speed, PLC-controlled plant, handling and packaging equipment, also pneumatic and hydraulic control systems
  • Technical support for the plant facilities and services, including compressed air, refrigeration and steam.
  • Performance of PM routines
  • Closely monitor line and machine performance and intervene on line as soon as any deterioration in performance occurs
  • As part of the technical Maintenance team, work with equipment suppliers on new equipment and installations and modifications
  • To be observant & work off your own initiative when a fault is detected & to take action based on your best judgment on whether to effect immediate repair or not
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to shift technicians in areas you are strongest.
  • Co-operate and participate fully in training and development in cross-skilling and other job-related competencies
  • Update the maintenance management system (CMMS), records of all changes, stores transactions made and work carried out
  • Troubleshooting using PLC Programs
  • Responsible for completion of your planned work, shifts daily input of all works onto CMMS, parts booked out of stores and control of breakdowns
  • Ensure Maintenance Manager is aware of any problems on site as soon as possible.
  • Observing all onsite and legislative rules and regulations in terms of Food Safety and Health and Safety.
  • Further responsibilities may be added from time to time as the strategy evolves.
  • Ensure all parts are ordered by the shift technicians by the end of his/her shift.
  • All relevant information is passed to both the maintenance manager and the next shift.
  • Maintain workshops to a high standard
  • Follow all up to date stores and parts procedures
  • Assist with ensuring apprentices in their dept. receive appropriate training relative to their trade if required.
  • Project work for apprentices to enhance their skills.
  • Recording into apprentice log book all completed tasks relative to their training phase.
  • Recording of all damage to dept. equipment and reporting to department, engineering supervisor on same.
  • Adheres to all site policies on quality and safety (e.g.) clean overalls, clean work boots, hair nets, hearing protection, hand washing, door closing etc.
  • Adheres to site policy directives on environmental issues. i.e. Control and use of oils and greases, disposal of lights, batteries.
  • Control of contractors and acting as Liaison Person as and when required.
Qualifications
  • Trades qualification
  • Mechanical/Electrical background. Main skill in Electrical / Mechanical
  • Minimum 3 years? experience
  • Qualification in instrumentation an advantage (temperature calibrations)
  • Experience in fault finding and problem solving
  • Aptitude for process awareness, diagnostic / trouble-shooting experience gained in a Hi-volume environment
  • Good team player that can use their initiative
  • Computer skills an advantage
Knowledge and Experience
  • Minimum 3 years? experience in similar role in regulated manufacturing environment (OUTSIDE OF APPRENTICESHIP)
  • Possess mechanical and electrical maintenance experience and/or qualifications.
  • Excellent awareness and experience in relation to Quality, Health and Safety.
  • Be familiar with planned preventative maintenance.
For further information on this Maintenance Technician role in Kildare please contact Tracey Lenihan on 091730022 / tracy@hero.ie

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