Mechanical Fitter

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A leading Irish Manufacturing company are looking for a Mechanical Fitter to join their ever growing team on a permanent basis. You will work as part of a team responsible for all aspects of machine and equipment maintenance, specialising in the repair of industrial equipment.



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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Repair of industrial production equipment such as high speed machines, conveyors, packaging machines, gearboxes, bearings and hydraulics.
  • Assist the Lead Maintenance Technician with the implementation of preventative maintenance programmes for all machines in assigned area.
  • Assist with the continuous monitoring of all machinery and equipment within the plant.
  • Ensure real time repair of machines and equipment to get them back up & running within optimum time frame.
  • Document all aspects of maintenance work carried out and keep management informed of potential issues.
  • Adhere to company safety policies at all times.



What are we looking for?

  • Must have prior experience in high speed machines & conveyors, packaging machines, gearbox repairs, air automation, hydraulics and welding.
  • Ideally must have significant experience working as a maintenance fitter within a manufacturing/industrial business, preferably within the food or packaging industries.
  • IT literate and experienced in automation
  • Open to new ideas, work practices.
  • Experience of Lean Manufacturing processes would be beneficial but not necessary.
  • Good communication skills, enthusiastic, hardworking and energetic.
  • Able to deal with pressurised situations and remain calm and focused.
  • Flexibility to meet peak work demands as required
  • Basic electrical, but not essential




Apply for this job now or get in touch with Jack Linnane on 090 6490485


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