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Maintenance Supervisor

Ref: 78576

  • 55,000-60,000
  • 03 Feb 2023
  • Waterford
  • Permanent

Maintenance Supervisor

About the Company

This is a full time permanent role, working on a 3 cycle shift pattern.

About the Position

This role will include the planning & execution of preventive and reactive maintenance programmes and the leadership of a group of technicians on shift.  Technical knowledge & and employee supervision, and development are key aspects of the job.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement preventative maintenance programmes  
  • Monitor and drive improvements in the effectiveness of all maintenance activities
  • Develop training plans for technicians.  
  • Own, monitor and report  and implement improvements in equipment OEE.
  • Provide details of shortfalls and associated improvement plans. 
  • Set goals for the shift technician group
  • Propose and action projects designed to improve all relevant maintenance  KPIs etc.
  • Participate in the recruitment of staff as required
  • Work with Procurement and Logistics groups on the control of equipment spares 
  • Complete Quality and Safety CAPA activities
  • Ensure all work is executed in line with health and safety and quality system requirements


  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or other relevant, technical equivalent.
  • Experience:  5+ year’s experience of engineering/ maintenance roles in high-volume industries with a significant technology content
  • 3+ year’s supervisory experience
  • Extensive hands-on experience of preventive/ reactive maintenance, technician supervision/ interaction and high-speed automation.
  • Knowledge of   medical device and/or pharmaceutical production preferred (cGMP / FDA regulated environment).  
  • Knowledge of automatic measurement and reporting of OEE and related production data 
  • would be advantageous.
  • Self-directed with excellent communication skills on technical subjects.

Remuneration Package

A strong salary and benefits package is on offer.
For more information on the role or any other Engineering or Life Sciences roles call Nigel on 087 3618142 or email me or click the apply button below.

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