Maintenance Technician (Evenings)


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Location Galway Ireland
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Contract
Contact Danielle Quinn

Maintenance Technician (Evenings)

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Job ID: JOB-13322

Title: Maintenance Technician (Evening Shift)

Location: Galway

Contract: 12 month to be extended DOE

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the set-up, installation, maintenance and support of automated equipment ensuring optimum performance and the achievement of operational goals. The Maintenance Technician works closely with teams to resolve manufacturing issues and constraints while implementing safe and robust solutions to improve overall efficiency through improvement projects around run rate increase, cycle time gains, yields and quality.


Key responsibilities:

  • Repairs and troubleshoots electro/mechanical equipment failures.
  • Schedules and performs preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Helps move, install, set-up and refurbish equipment.
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date maintenance documentation.
  • Records significant downtime issues and resolutions in appropriate databases.
  • Interacts with other departments as required to co-ordinate equipment repairs.
  • Works proactively to ensure performance targets are met; Yield/quality (using SPC/SQC)/production outs/up-time /process stability.
  • Communicates potential problems that may affect capacity and quality to the Business Unit Team Leader as well as across zones/work areas where necessary.
  • Attends pass-downs as required and provides status updates.
  • Provides detailed inputs into failed spare parts management process.
  • Supports Process Engineers to ensure Continuous Improvements are ongoing.
  • Trains and assists other Technicians and Operators.

Key requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of the setup, operation, and maintenance of specific equipment sets used in manufacturing processes.
  • Strong troubleshooting/Problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrates a high level of technical ability, with hands on approach to solving technical issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Commitment to achievement of manufacturing excellence.
  • High level of flexibility: shift changes / training courses / preventative maintenance and Project support.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, is self-driven.
  • Resourceful, hands-on, enjoys a challenge.
  • Works well under pressure.

 and Qualifications:

  • 2 – 4 years+ experience as a Technician in a high volume automated environment.
  • Minimum Cert./Diploma/Senior Trades in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Working knowledge of PLCs, Motor drives, pneumatic and hydraulic components is an advantage


For further information on this Maintenance Technician job in Galway please contact Danielle Quinn on 086 044 9371 or

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Maintenance Technician (Evenings)

Danielle Quinn

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