Job Detail

Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Tommy McKeown

Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician Galway

Job Function: Manufacturing
Contract: Permanent
Shift 24/7

Commutable from Limerick, Clare and Mayo.

Job Summary

Responsible for the maintaining, constructing, installing, moving, and repairing all production machinery and equipment. This includes specialized equipment, lift trucks, storage racks, conveyors, lighting, plumbing, and all equipment required for factory and office operations. Provide front line systems support for all equipment.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complies with all company safety rules and procedures.
  • Monitors and reacts in a timely manner to routine demand maintenance requirements.
  • Participates in routine Preventative/Predictable Maintenance.
  • Troubleshoots equipment stoppages and reacts accordingly.
  • Utilizes various mechanical and electrical test equipment.
  • Plans, assists, documents, and implements process improvement techniques and devices.
  • Utilizes machining, electrical and mechanical trade skills to complete daily tasks.
  • Communicates with production and other various customers as needed.
  • Ensure critical spares are maintained where necessary
  • Good mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision on various optimization projects from conception to completion.
  • Ability to produce technical reports and update drawings.
  • Light machining and welding skills.
  • Light fabrication skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to interpret and produce mechanical and electrical drawings and schematics
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by management.
  • Ability to work across different shifts when requested.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Good understanding of FDA regulated Industry and associated equipment validation requirements

Essential Requirements

  • Formal training in an industrial setting as a Production Technician.
  • Certificate in Manufacturing Technology or Mechanical / Automation Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 5 + years practical hands on experience in an industrial setting.
  • Experience with repair of hand tools, operating machine tools, electrical measuring instruments, and CNC machine tools including spindle bearing, ball screws, spindle headstocks, axis feed systems, and hydraulics/pneumatic.


  • PLC control logic troubleshooting.
  • Strong electrical and controls capabilities.
  • Strong Mechanical and electro Pneumatics capabilities
  • Computer literate with MS Office skills.

Licenses/Certifications – Maintenance Platform, Forklift

For further information on this Maintenance Technician role please contact Tommy Mckeown on 086 0100903 /
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Maintenance Technician

Tommy McKeown

Role Type Permanent
Contact Tommy McKeown
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