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Maintenance Technician

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Maintenance Technician (Electrical) - Kildare

Our client, a leading medical device manufacturing provider in Kildare, is currently recruiting for a Maintenance Technician to join their team on a permanent basis.
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the corrective, preventative and predictive maintenance of all on-site manufacturing machines and equipment to ensure maximum efficiency. The Maintenance Technician maintains all machines and equipment to the highest possible standards, and in the case of unplanned maintenance requirements, carries out effective troubleshooting and fault-finding to keep downtime to a minimum.


  • Carry out corrective, preventative and predictive maintenance to support Production in achieving targets and continual improvement using Lean Principles.

  • Support all aspects of machine and equipment maintenance, installation and modification.

  • Operate, troubleshoot and repair complex systems which may include Injection Moulding machines, 3/4/5/6 Axis Robots, Water temperature control units, dryers, conveying systems HVAC, Isolators, compressed gasses, wastewater treatment, etc., under minimal supervision in a highly regulated, cGMP environment.

  • Follow systematic root-cause problem solving and troubleshooting to resolve issues.


  • Strong competency in electrical fault finding/diagnostics.

  • Hold a third-level qualification in Automation Engineering/ Electrics, Electronics, Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering or similar. Alternatively, be a full-qualified trades person (Electrician; Plumber, Fitter etc.) with directly relevant experience in manufacturing.

  • Have previously held a similar role within a high-volume medical device manufacturing environment working on injection moulding machines.

  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of QMS principles (preferably ISO13485)