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Maintenance Electrician (Manufacturing) – Kilkenny

Maintenance Electrician (Permanent)

Optimize Recruitment are partnering with a well known client within manufacturing to recruit a Maintenance Electrician on a permanent basis. This role has been created due to demand and will join a team of Technicians reporting in to the Maintenance Manager.

There is a competitive hourly rate on offer. The successful candidate will work across two shifts on an alternating basis.


  • Continuously improve the production operations – fine tuning production equipment to increase output
  • Complete electro-mechanical repairs to high speed food processing, handling and packaging equipment
  • To maintain appropriate recording and reporting systems on all engineering related matters (e.g., breakdowns, maintenance etc.)
  • Technical support for the plant facilities & services including compressed air, steam, refrigeration and effluent plant
  • Update the Preventative Maintenance Management System including stores transactions and work carried out
  • Responsible for completion of all Planned Maintenance Routines both inside & outside of normal hours as required
  • Control of contractors and acting as liaison person when required


  • Relevant Trades Qualification (e.g. Qualified Electrician) qualification or a time served apprenticeship in a high volume, automated manufacturing environment.
  • 2-3 years’ experience as a Maintenance Technician in a production environment is desirable
  • Experience with both Electrical and Mechanical maintenance within an automated manufacturing environment.
  • Must possess a Multi-skilled cross-skilled ethos with an electrical/electronic bias
  • Aptitude for electrical and mechanical process awareness, diagnostics, trouble-shooting experience gained in a high volume food or beverage processing environment

For more information and to discuss similar opportunities, please contact Lee in the strictest of confidence on 0858072559 / lee@optimizerecruitment.ie
Please note your CV will never be released without your expressed permission.
JOB REF: LD-21984

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