Maintenance Fitter Required by Longford Animal Feed Mill

Maintenance Fitter Required by Longford Animal Feed Mill

Our client operates a modern hi tech plant and manufactures a multi species range of animal feeds. This is one of the largest feed mills in Ireland with market leading brands. The animal feed business is a growth market due to increasing livestock numbers.

This is a permanent, well paid position with a company pension. Normal hours are 8 to 5 pm, Monday to Friday with some overtime during peak season. The company employs around twenty people and staff turnover is minimal.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working as part of a Mechanical Team and supervising contractors for maintenance, repairs and installations
  • Carry out preventative maintenance work on plant
  • Maintain Engineering area in terms of good house keeping
  • Contribute on identification, quantification, implementation and presentation of equipment continuous improvement projects
  • Making sure maintenance tasks are completed in accordance with site policies and procedures
  • Troubleshoot equipment related process problems and equipment failures to determine cause and to investigate repairs.
  • Ensure effective completion and ongoing review of planned equipment maintenance routines on a computerized maintenance management system.
  • Minimise downtime on equipment, through fast response, effective root cause analysis and good problem solving techniques
  • Effective analysis and elimination of recurring equipment problems.

Skills required:

  • Maintenance Fitter Craft Certificate or equivalent.
  • Good communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative.
  • Proven ability to work well as part of a team & on own with minimum supervision
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work in a team and/or on own initiative;
  • Strong technical capability with attention to detail;
  • Expertise and knowledge of feed milling  would be an advantage
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