Reliability Maintenance Engineer

Posted 10 June 2022
Job type Permanent
Contact NameOliver Hayes

Job description

What you need to know

One of the country’s leading food brands which operates in over 50 markets internationally is currently seeking a passionate and committed Maintenance Engineer to join their team in Co. Kildare.

As a Maintenance Engineer, you will report directly to the Maintenance Manager on-site and effectively manage the company’s manufacturing equipment on-site and oversee the CMMS systems, analyse machine performance metrics and implement maintenance strategies that reduce machine downtime and improve productivity.

This is a Permanent role with an excellent salary and package.

Your new job

Key duties & responsibilities include:

  • Review shift reports & work orders on CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) daily.
  • Measure and publish KPI metrics, interpret data, and recommend findings.
  • Develop continuous improvement projects to reduce machine downtime.
  • Lead predictive maintenance projects on key equipment.
  • Chair weekly status meetings and escalate concerns to senior management.
  • Generation of new PMs & review of existing ones to meet machine manufacturers’ recommendations.
  • Develop and implement spare parts management systems.
  • Update and maintain PM schedules.
  • Generate technician conformance reports.
  • Development of the Maintenance SOP library.
  • Contractor management and control.

What are we looking for?

  • A minimum of a Level 6 in a relevant Engineering discipline.
  • Two years in a similar role within a busy manufacturing industry.
  • Technical understanding of manufacturing lines and equipment.
  • EMaint or PEMAC knowledge is an advantage, but not essential as full training will be given.
  • Strong effective communicator with the ability to influence in a positive manger.
  • Excellent listener, with the ability to understand instruction.
  • Good team player, engaging with all in the team and other departments.
  • Progressive with strong self-drive, focused on developing and improving the maintenance system.
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work primarily under own initiative.
  • Excellent organizational and planning ability/multi-tasking – adjusting to priority changes with minimal notice.
  • Strong IT skills and comfortable with Microsoft packages – Word, Excel, Outlook.


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