Maintenance Technician

  • Permanent
  • Location: Kildare
  • Ref: 916555

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What you need to know

Matrix Recruitment Group are currently recruiting a MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN for our client who are leaders in their industry. This role is based in CO. KILDARE.

This is a shift position supporting 24/7 production. You will report directly to the Maintenance Manager and will be responsible for providing high quality maintenance service to production.

This is a PERMANENT role.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting production by executing planned preventative maintenance
  • Provide maintenance support and responsible for electrical and mechanical troubleshooting using PLC Programs
  • Responsible for electro-mechanical repairs along with pneumatic and hydraulic control systems
  • Provide problem solving/technical support to facilities on steam, refrigeration and compressed air
  • Work closely with internal (production) and external (suppliers) stakeholders on new installations or modifications
  • Complete all relevant paperwork
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety rules and regulations

What are we looking for?

  • Trades Qualification
  • Strong Mechanical/Electrical background
  • Minimum 3 years post apprenticeship experience in similar role within regulated manufacturing environment
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Strong knowledge of high-speed mechanical, electrical, automation and PLC control systems


  • Qualification in instrumentation is an advantage – temperature calibrations
  • Previous coaching/training experience is beneficial
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving ability
  • Exposure to food manufacturing environment is beneficial

Apply for this job now by submitting your Word formatted CV to Roisin Ahern or call 087 4056704.

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