Toolmaker/Maintenance Technician

JWR Employment Specialists
Published
September 14, 2023
Location
F52, Roscommon, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
Monday to Friday
Education Requirements
Trade Certificate
Experience Requirements
2 - 3 years experience
Job Responsibilities
See Job Description
Job Industry
Construction, Engineering and Architecture
Salary
Depending on experience
Salary Currency
Euro
Job Order
123456

Description

JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be working with a global leader in the medical device industry to recruit an experienced Toolmaker/Maintenance Technician to join their team in Boyle, Roscommon.  

The role will be responsible for supporting Manufacturing and Technical Departments through calibration/maintenance and introduction of new plant/equipment, provision of tooling, jigs and fixtures and the development of robust processes and operations.

This exciting role is a permanent full-time position with full private health insurance, pension and career progression opportunities.

Role and Responsibilities 

  • Develop, install and maintain planned maintenance and calibration schedules which conform to the requirements of the quality system, perform a program of work based on the schedules to ensure all plant and equipment is in calibration at all times and maintained in optimum condition.
  • Working with management and with manufacturing and technical personnel, ensure jigs, fixtures and tooling are available at all times to support the production schedules and technical development/ projects schedule.
  • Ensure jigs, fixtures, tooling and equipment is installed and maintained in a manner which ensures the safety of personnel and in particular that safety guards and features are in full working order.
  • Ensure emergency response equipment (fire extinguishers, fire hoses, alarms etc.) are in place and are maintained and tested according to the company’s quality system.
  • Provide a rapid response and troubleshooting service to manufacturing and technical covering breakdowns and other processing problems/improvements.
  • Liaise with tooling, equipment and production or maintenance service suppliers and contractors to identify and purchase requirements.
  • Install and commission new equipment, work with technical and manufacturing staff to ensure new equipment introductions, validations and changes are effectively documented in accordance with the company quality system.
  • Maintain a culture of continuous improvement with the department, while adhering to required standards of housekeeping, GMP and safety.
  • Maintain the plant, facility and grounds including utility systems and equipment.

Skills and Qualifications  

  • Have completed a craft apprenticeship in Toolmaking followed by 3 years practical maintenance experience.
  • Experience in PLC Logic programming and wiring would be beneficial.
  • Experience of the application and understanding of Problem-solving techniques
  • A minimum of 5 years in a maintenance environment including at least 3 years medical device/pharmaceutical and/or diagnostics manufacturing experience is desirable.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of quality systems as they apply to the maintenance and calibration areas.
  • Self-starter with good inter-personal skills.
  • Practical level-headed individual who is prepared to actively participate as an active member of the team.
  • The ability to troubleshoot process and equipment in a logical manner to resolve the issues.
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