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Employer ICDS Recruitment
Job Title Maintenance Fitter

Maintenance Fitter - County Mayo.


The successful candidate will be responsible for the ongoing maintenance and repair of all mechanical equipment in their Value Stream 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 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 programmes.
• Maintain accurate data for analysis on 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:
At least 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 maintaining 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 of a technical team
Pneumatics and reading pneumatic drawings
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
Familiar with HVAC, and humidity control
Jig and fixture design
Heat sealing steady state & Impulse sealing

Interested candidates must be prepared to work a 24/7 Shift: 12 hour days/nights on a 4-cycle shift pattern (2x 12 hour days, followed by 2 x 12 hour nights).

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Location Mayo
Date Added 159 days ago
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