Maintenance Technician Pharma Dublin 13

// Full Time // €56,000 - €60,000
  • Production Manufacturing


Maintenance Technicians Job Description:

Working with my Pharmaceutical client in Dublin 13, the job requires the Electrical or Mechanical Maintenance Technician to provide maintenance and repair of automated equipment and systems. Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance must complete preventive maintenance on equipment to review and improve maintenance routines. The job requires carrying out repairs to equipment when failures occur.

 Maintenance Technician main duties will include:

Responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of plant and machinery in the production facility. The type of machinery are Form/ Fill/ Seal & Packaging machinery and associated feed systems, safety systems, etc.

Installation, diagnose & repair of malfunctioning equipment. Following manuals, PLC’s, schematic drawing and procedures in a safe manner.

To maintain equipment at its optimum efficiency and carry out all planned and unplanned maintenance in a timely and craft like standard.

To carry out Electrical work in a safe manner according to the applicable standards and regulations.

To carry out changeovers to the performance level expected to ensure smooth transition between different product types.

To liaise with other shift personnel to ensure smooth transition of workload over different shifts. 

To discuss Performance /Overall Efficiency issues and tackle according to the priorities of the Production/Engineering management. 

To liaise with vendors as required for spare parts and technical information.

To comply with all factory personnel procedures (Breaks, Hygiene, safety, protective clothing, etc.)

To complete and sign as required all Control / Check / Customer /Quality Hygiene/ Spares & Safety sheets in a timely and competent manner. 

The Electrician or Mechanical Technician is required to work throughout the whole factory and site. This includes Maintaining equipment and machines in the Fruitfield, Cannery, Erin, Shamrock Packaging, Warehouse, Service areas and other areas that may be operated in the future. 



The successful Electrical or Maintenance technician will possess:

You must hold a National Certificate and Senior Trades “Electrical” or “Mechanical” qualifications to be considered for this job.

At least 4 years electrical or Mechanical maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment preferably in food industry or other high volume manufacturing industries.

If you have welding or additional maintenance skills this would be extremely beneficial 

Team player and a good problem solver
Excellent communicate and interpersonal skills are essential for this job
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines



The successful candidate will have


  • A minimum of 5 years post qualification experience is required.
  • Trades or diploma background along with experience in hands on maintenance and troubleshooting of high-speed filling and packaging equipment, particularly blister and sachet filling machines. 
  • Ideally the successful candidate will have a number of years of proven Electrical or Mechanical skills in a high speed automated manufacturing environment
  • Willingness to work a shift. 
  • Experience in a similar pharmaceutical role is considered an advantage.


If you are interested in this job opportunity and you have the relevant Electrical or Mechanical Qualifications and industry experience, then please submit your CV for review to [email protected] for immediate review



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Job Overview

  • JO-2004-449278_2
  • Shane Gleeson
  • October 6, 2021
  • €56,000 - €60,000
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