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Manufacturing Technician

  • job type Full Time

Our client, operating within the FMCG industry, is recruiting a Manufacturing Technician to join their team. Working closely with the Factory Engineer, the ideal candidate will be responsible for providing technical service in terms of processing and production, by driving continuous improvement, and preventive and breakdown maintenance. Additionally, the ideal candidate will:

  • Take an active part in any alterations and modifications on equipment or installations with superiors.
  • Assist in the documentation and recording of any installations and/or alterations effected
  • Take an active part in electrical and mechanical overhauls, alterations, and installations of machinery and equipment
  • Take an active part in the regular inspection and testing of electrical, mechanical, compressed air, and any other installations to ensure the safe and efficient use of these services
  • Test related equipment and machinery after repair for efficiency and ensure proper running
  • Support the Production Department in the training personnel, setting up the production lines, and improvement of equipment to give better efficiency and/or higher quality to the end product
  • Perform breakdown maintenance when and were required
  • Support in the repair of portable tools as required
  • Construct and manufacture any electrical and mechanical items as required
  • Ensure that all safety guards and other safety features on equipment and machinery are installed and subsequently operational to safeguard the employees using machinery
  • Responsible for the safe keeping of equipment assigned
  • Maintains quality services by establishing and enforcing organization standards
  • Ensure correct procedures when taking necessary parts from stores
  • Ensure that PPE is worn according to the task being performed
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Liaise with Production in discussing optimal ways to execute the preventive plan while highlighting any related concerns
  • Communicate and liaise with all stakeholders to ensure sufficient spare parts

Experience & Skills:


  • MCAST – BTEC Diploma / HND Engineering  (MQF 4/5)
  • Wireman’s electrical License A and B would be considered as an asset
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar working environment
  • FMCG experience is considered an asset
  • Technical insight in a complex manufacturing environment
  • Experienced with GMP, ISO Standards, Safe Food Handling, HACCP practices and HSE guidelines.
  • Ability to show a track record of improving production, and solving problem

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: 9934/23
  • Published on: January 17, 2023
  • Primary Job Focus: Manufacturing
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Experience: Experienced
  • Status: Searching
  • Salary: €21000.00 - €24000.00

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