Maintenance Technician - Greystones, Wicklow



Maintenance Technician

Location: Greystones, Wicklow

Full-time, Permanent

Salary: €Neg DOE + benefits


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Must be able to work the assigned overtime to cover functions of this position as assigned.
  • Must be able to work safely and consider the safety of others in the workplace at all times.
  • Perform routine and emergency mechanical, hydraulic/pneumatic and electrical maintenance.
  • Troubleshoot all plant equipment and prescribe required maintenance to assure satisfactory operation with minimum downtime.
  • Work from drawings, prints, diagrams and manufacturers' printed instructions to trouble shoot and locate mechanical, hydraulic and electrical problems in functional and control systems such as PLC.
  • Adjust, repair or replace defective parts or materials. Perform routine preventative maintenance inspections as required.
  • Repair and rebuild robotics and other automated equipment.
  • Fabricate new equipment or supplemental pieces when needed by using tooling machines.
  • Verify operation of machine sequence. Remove, clean and replace manifolds, screws and barrel as required. Inspect parts while disassembled. Repair or replace as necessary.
  • Assure all heater band elements are operable. Replace worn out units. Rebuild hydraulic valves and pumps as necessary.
  • Perform injection unit and clamp-end calibrations using prescribed equipment. Where applicable train and supervise other maintenance personnel.
  • Add options to production equipment in order to enhance capability. Installation of new equipment and electrical service.
  • Perform facility maintenance as required to ensure that all building systems are maintained.
  • Maintain service records for all major equipment.
  • Creation of PM plans for plant and equipment.
  • Responsible for recordkeeping related to PM schedule and work orders.
  • Report immediately to supervisor those problems and unusual situations which cannot be resolved quickly.
  • Observe all safety requirements and maintain work area. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum certification level in engineering/automation or mechanical fitter qualification.
  • Knowledge of injection moulding processes.
  • PLC and robotic programming and have a good knowledge of auxiliary equipment involved in injection moulding.
  • Must understand hydraulic circuits as applied to injection moulding machines.
  • Maintenance of records and reporting.
  • General knowledge of plastic materials and processes, mould design and operation.
  • Strong mechanical skills required.
  • Initiative and ability to work with limited supervision.


Excellent salary DOE + Healthcare & pension


Shane Nolan,

Recruitment Consultant,

Firstaff Personnel Consultants,

85/86 Grafton Street

Dublin 2

Tel: 01 6797766


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Consultant for this Job:

Shane Nolan

Senior Consultant