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Electrical Maintenance Engineer

  • Job reference: 930993
  • Location: Cork
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Administration, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 21/05/2020

Duties to Include:

  • Schedule and undertake periodic maintenance on all equipment, components, and installations, from weekly PM's to Annual PM's
  • Carry out required paperwork for internal and external audits.
  • Provide prompt response to inquiries whenever there is a breakdown, and resolve the issue as quickly as possible
  • Carry out on-site audits of operator's daily and weekly PM's.
  • Ensure that equipment is in good working order to prevent disruption of activities
  • Electrical problem-solving and fault finding skills
  • Installation of new electrical cabling, panels, containment, components, and fittings.
  • Recommend replacement for old or faulty assets/components or fittings to management
  • Assist in forecasting requirements & planned maintenance
  • Saturday shutdowns and works.
  • Keep record of all stock/supplies & re-order spare parts as required
  • Working in collaboration with the production/Quality/Eng/Lean team to formulate the best cost-effective manufacturing process
  • Perform energy audit and recommend alternative sources of energy
  • Help the organization to reduce energy costs
  • Ensure that all electrical gadgets and instruments are switched off/on as required
  • Take part in TPM events and help implement the system
  • Fix and maintain lighting fixtures and fittings
  • Facilitate and supervise external contractor on a range of different project
  • Assist Calibration during equipment change overs, changing air pressure gauges etc.
  • Troubleshoot machine breakdowns and provide preventive maintenance services
  • Learn new skills and attend training programs in order to increase knowledge of trends and best practices in the industry
  • Provide safe working environment for members of staff, and ensure electricity induced accidents and mishaps are prevented
  • Supervise electrical works when new projects are undertaken
  • Working closely with H&S advisor along with environmental advisor
  • Office moves and re-design
  • Relocation of equipment
  • Working with I.T on cabling, server cabinets and services
  • Support the company in increasing profitability by managing resources efficiently and making necessary recommendations.

Key skills for maintenance engineers

  • Electrical trade in manufacturing industry with 5-8 years' experience, essential.
  • An ability to work well under pressure
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong mechanical background
  • Lean and TPM experience
  • Relevant technical knowledge
  • Electrical problem-solving and fault finding skills
  • Working on small and large projects and meeting deadlines
  • Maintenance Planning
  • Good computer skills
  • Robotic experience
  • CNC experience
  • Efficiency and organisation
  • Team Player, working with other departments
  • Pneumatic experience
  • AutoCAD
  • Good mechanical knowledge

Please email Nicole with any questions regarding the role at

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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