Junior Maintenance Technician- CORK

Job Reference: DMSUL8765

Salary: €30000 - €35000 per annum

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Job Description

Amicus Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for a Junior Maintenance Technician with a leading FMCG Multinational for a contract role. Why this company? It’s their brands and calibre of people in place- and several of their brands are Number 1 in their own category- their brands are iconic and well known. This role will be based in one of their sites in Cork which manufactures; stock and shipone of their key products to various locations around the world.

The Team

A big sell for me for this role is the Team- The Factory Manager leads by example and the Enigneering Lead who you will report too, has been with the Business for over 10 years; has carried out this role and will be a great place to learn from. The Factory Manager said the following “Denis; we are looking for someone who is curious; has a willingess to learn; has strong communcation skills as he/she will be focal point between various teams and external suppliers and contractors. There is a really strong team in place who are genuine and really helpful people and the successful candidate will gain invaluable exposure in this role. It would be advantgeous if someone has machinery experience or has a strong understanding of how machinery operates.”

The Role

The Maintenance Technician helps to ensure the safe, smooth, and efficient running of the production process.

Reporting into the site engineering lead, the maintenance technician helps to minimize machine related downtime by carrying out routine maintenance tasks, addressing minor machine breakdowns, assisting in training of the production staff, and liaising with on-site contractors. The role requires a hands-on approach but also an attention to detail for administrative work.

Key Activities:

Routine maintenance inspection:

– Observe and report any unusual behaviour with machinery.

– Carry out minor machine fixes and assist in any major issues.

– Communicating with other stake holders in the event of breakdowns i.e. Engineering, production etc.

Preventive maintenance duties:

– Carry out preventive maintenance tasks (PM’s) for known machine issues.

Administrative duties:

– Assist in developing new documentation i.e. SOP’s, OPL’s etc.

– Assist in training production floor when any changes are made to machinery/process.

– Update any documentation related to maintenance tasks or machine breakdowns.

– Technical support for other departments.

Maintain spares:

– Keep up to date and maintain critical spares.

On-site contractors:

– Point of contact for on-site contractors

For more information please contact Denis Mac Sweeney – Associate Director in Amicus Recruitment on 087 977 2742 or email me on

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