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Brightpath Recruitment Ltd.
Office 4, Sligo Airport Business Park,
Strandhill, Co. Sligo.
Tel: 071 9128266

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Maintenance Technician

Location: Roscommon
Entered: 21 Sept 2017
Duration: Permanent
Brightpath Recruitment have an opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to join a team of experts in the design, development, manufacturing, and assembly of complex medical devices and components for a medical device company in Co. Roscommon. This company creates technologies that can save or enhance people’s lives. They have been in business for over 35 years and because they are creating components or devices that will be used to save or enhance a person’s life, there is a commitment to achieving the highest standards of quality in everything they do.


They are a people-driven company and as such, empower all employees to develop new and better ways of working and to keep growing, personally and professionally. This company is committed to improving the lives of their employees and others through better health and well-being. They sponsor an annual Wellness Week designed to increase awareness around wellness best practices and to create and develop a culture of wellness at all their sites.

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for supporting Manufacturing and Technical departments. The Maintenance Technician reports into the Engineering Manager.

  • Develop, install and maintain planned maintenance and calibration schedules which conform to the requirements of the quality system, perform a programme of work based on the schedules to ensure all plant and equipment is in calibration always and maintained in optimum condition.
  • Working with his/her Manager and with manufacturing and technical personnel, ensure jigs, fixtures and tooling are available always to support the production schedules and technical development/ projects schedule.
  • Ensure jigs, fixtures, tooling and equipment is installed and maintained in a manner which ensures the safety of personnel and that safety guards and features are in full working order.
  • Ensure emergency response equipment (fire extinguishers, fire hoses, alarms etc.) are in place and are maintained and tested according to the quality system.
  • Provide a rapid response and troubleshooting service to manufacturing and technical covering breakdowns and other processing problems/improvements.
  • Liase with tooling, equipment and production or maintenance service suppliers and contractors to identify and purchase requirements.
  • Install and commission new equipment, work with technical and manufacturing staff to ensure new equipment introductions, validations and changes are effectively documented in accordance with the quality system.
  • Maintain a culture of continuous improvement with the department, while adhering to required standards of housekeeping, GMP and safety. 
  • Maintain the plant, facility and grounds including utility systems and equipment. 

  • Craft apprenticeship in electrical or have an NCEA Diploma in engineering
  • At least three years practical maintenance experience- medical device/pharmaceutical and/or diagnostics manufacturing experience is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of quality systems
  • Problem solving ability
  • Experience in PLC Logic programming and wiring. 
  • Will work a shift rotation



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