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Maintenance Fitter

Ref: 75895

  • 50,000-57,000
  • 14 Oct 2021
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Permanent

Maintenance Fitter

About the Company

Maintenance Fitters required for a highly automated, heavy manufacturing plant in Cork. This is an award winning facility, driven by high standards of quality and safety. In this role you will be part of a high performing maintenance team ensuring the safety and reliability of the plant.

About the Position

Key Responsibilities

  • Completing plant and equipment fault diagnosis, repair and maintenance to enable the plant to operate safely and efficiently
  • First response for all mechanical breakdowns on-site
  • Complete process improvements, preventative maintenance and predictive maintenance
  • Maintenance must be carried out on:

Ø Motor s and gearboxes from fractional horsepower to up to 125kW.
Ø Chain drives and chains transporting up to several tonnes of materials.
Ø Hydraulic systems, including servo driven hydraulic systems
Ø Pneumatic systems
Ø Mobile plant including handlers and forktrucks
Ø Boilers and drying kilns, including low pressure hot water systems

  • Manufacture or adapt spare parts to include Milling and turning Arc and TIG welding
  • Ensuring equipment is well maintained to ensure maximum uptime by carrying out routine maintenance and inspections..
  • Ensuring any spares used are documented so replacements can be sourced
  • Supporting a wide range of equipment including for a Sawmill process
  • Supporting with plant upgrade and continuous improvement projects.


  • Educated to be a time served mechanical fitter in the areas of Mechanical Automation and Maintenance, Manufacturing, Toolmaking or similar. Consideration may be given to persons with heavy construction plant and/or mining qualifications
  • Additional training in safety related areas such as Safe Pass, Mobile Elevated Work Platforms, etc.
  • 5 years’ experience post qualification in a similar role, possibly as a maintenance fitter
  • Heavy industry experience and used to working indoors and outdoors year round

Remuneration Package


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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