Maintenance Technician FMCG

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What you need to know

Matrix Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Technician for our client, a well known global brand, in the Carlow/Kildare area.

This is a permanent role.

Your new job

  • Ensuring a continuous and efficient outflow of work aligned to achieving the Plant performance to schedule in cooperation with the Operations Manager or delegate.
  • Responsible for executing and improving the company preventative maintenance programme through scheduled PM’s based on risk assessment and performance reliability.
  • Minimise downtime on equipment
  • Monitoring and record the use and of spare parts.
  • Responsible for mechanical repairs to high-speed, PLC-controlled plant, handling and packaging equipment, incorporating pneumatic and hydraulic control systems.
  • Fabricate mechanical components, replace seals and mechanical seals, verify pump alignment as required to ensure equipment functions to its optimum.
  • Check equipment availability and operational status.
  • Ensure equipment uptime is maintained through front line asset care program and maintenance requests are logged on the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Ensure maintenance orders are released completed in a timely manner and ensure all materials and equipment is available.
  • Review of maintenance weekly plan based on availability of resources in conjunction with all stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the production team
  • Ensure full compliance of external contractors when on site.
  • Participate in quality investigation on all non-conforming batches and complaints.
  • Co-ordinate and review plant GMP/Hygiene standards in the areas, workshops and toolboxes, ensuring actions items are completed.
  • Ensure all correct material segregation is adhered to in a timely manner.
  • Participate in review of hazards and safety or environmental incident investigations, follow-up and closeout in the area.
  • Ensure that all resources (people and equipment) are utilized to maximum efficiency when in use and report any equipment defects/breakdowns to maintenance personnel and your manager.
  • Ensure that all data relating to each system transaction is promptly and accurately recorded on the CMMS system and other supporting systems and any deviations are promptly investigated.
  •  Adhere and advocate high standards of safety at all times.
  • Ensure cycle counts are completed as required by the Company.

What are we looking for?

  • Senior Trade Qualification or National Diploma/Degree in Mechatronics/Fitter/Maintenance.
  • Minimum 5 years working in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of Alan Bradley PLC’s, Ethernet, ControlNet, DeviceNet & Profibus communications protocols.
  • Knowledge and understanding of ATEX zoned areas and equipment.
  • Familiar with SCADA process control systems for process and fault diagnosis
  • PC proficient
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical process plant and associated maintenance activities.
  • Have a positive, proactive and flexible approach to working in a team environment.

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