Maintenance Technician

CREGG Recruitment are currently hiring Manufacturing Technicians to nights OR weekend shift with a world leading medical device company in Galway, Ireland


Shift work: This is based on a night shift Sun-Thurs approx 11pm-7am. Weekend shift is Sat and Sun 6:30am-6:30pm & 2x 8 hour weekday shifts

Salary:  Excellent rates given and 27.5% premium for night shift and 25% for weekends.

Industry Sector: Our client is a world leader in the manufacture of less-invasive medical devices


Key responsibilities of the Manufacturing Technician:

  • Strong Electro/Mechanical background with hands on experience with electrical and mechanical instrumentation. Experience in high volume automation / robotics an advantage.
  • Experience in Pneumatics, Electronics, Hydraulics, Programmable Controllers, Servo Motor drives, Vision systems or workshop machining desirable
  • Yield Management – Ability to manage yield on an hour by hour basis and analyse trends and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Problem Solving –  Strong mechanical problem solving skills essential. Follow systematic root cause problem solving and troubleshooting to resolve issues
  • Carry out preventative and corrective maintenance, completing all associated paperwork and records
  • Experience in a Healthcare medical device manufacturing environment highly desirable
  • Microsoft office proficient – Able to analyse data in Excel and draw logical conclusions
  • Communication skills. Ability to explain and communicate issues effectively
  • Team work – Ability to work with Operators & as part of a Core Production team – Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven experience in process improvements including tooling / fixture design, build and implementation
  • Ability to work on own with minimum supervision
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills important

Key Responsibilities


  • Communicates any concerns about work process regarding environmental impact, health or safety issues to their Manager
  • Build Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineers in developing, trouble shooting, standardising and improving existing production methods and procedures
  • Assist ME’s in investigating and implementing new production methods
  • Assist ME’s in design methods, part sourcing and documentation
  • Design, specify, manufacture, test and document production equipment, changes and improvements
  • Interface with a variety of internal personnel and with outside vendors when necessary while performing the above
  • Take responsibility for preventative maintenance procedures with an assigned process or area
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