Food , Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Maintenance Technician

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Louth
  • 41820153

PE Global Recruitment are currently recruiting for an Experienced Maintenance Technician to join our client, a long-established food manufacturer based in Drogheda. This is a day role, no shift required.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive proactive operational risk identification and mitigation
  • Support production at all times by ensuring minimum response times to equipment breakdowns and achievement of equipment availability and OEE targets.
  • Ensure compliance to all aspects of the company’s Health, Safety and Environmental procedures are maintained.
  • Identify and report operational and maintenance problems to prevent production delays
  • Schedule routine inspection and maintenance of production equipment to prevent equipment break-downs and malfunctioning
  • Timely and effective trouble-shooting and repair of day-to-day equipment and systems issues
  • Implementation and on-going development of Total Productive Maintenance systems in conjunction with Operations team.
  • Lead and manage all contractors for both on-going maintenance requirements and engineering projects.
  • Operation, co-ordination and management of Engineering Stores and the spares requirements
  • Contribute to the company’s HACCP, Food safety systems and ensure at all times compliance with the company’s food safety policies and procedures
  • Works with other staff in diagnosing causes of system, equipment or material failures
  • Collects and utilises data and reports on equipment and systems to generate improvement initiatives to better meet customer and user demands
  • Liaise with Operations teams in the planning of maintenance work and addressing equipment performance issues
  • Recommends process or system modifications. Assists in diagnosing and finding the answers to technical problems
  • Maximise equipment and plant availability through the root cause identification and subsequent elimination of problems/defects
  • Reduction/Elimination of all sources of waste and customer complaints


  • Relevant experience following completion of an Electrical/Mechanical apprenticeship or a two-three-year college programme in engineering technology (i.e. mechanical, electrical, etc.)
  • Cross functional skillset
  • A thorough knowledge of the theories and principles of engineering for both electrical and mechanical maintenance across all disciplines is required as well as a sound understanding of design concepts
  • Demonstrated track record in diagnosing and correcting technical problems using own initiative and, in a team based GMP environment.
  • Ability to work using your own initiative

To apply, simply submit your CV to or call Liam on 021-4297900

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