Maintenance Fitter

Maintenance Fitter required by growing FMCG production company.  This is an ideal opportunity for a locally based Fitter to secure experience with high-speed manufacturing equipment, working in a fast paced, professional environment. Day Shift Monday o Friday.

You will be working as part of an integrated production Team


  • Provide maintenance support to the Production facilities
  • Carry out installation and commissioning of plant / equipment & trouble shooting on plant and equipment.
  • Perform scheduled and unplanned maintenance of plant equipment.
  • Carry out facility checks which includes meter readings & reports and resolving discrepancies within.
  • Work with equipment suppliers on new equipment and installations and modifications.
  • Contribute to the efficiency of the operation by maximizing uptime of machinery.
  • Minimise downtime in production and utility areas.
  • Manage on site contractors
  • Adheres to all site policies on quality and safety. (e.g.) clean overalls, clean work boots, hair nets, hearing protection, hand washing etc.
  • Technical support for the all the plant facilities and services, including compressed air & refrigeration.
  • Fully support the maintenance Co-Ordinator, shift cover, phone support & callout.
  • Carry out maintenance work orders and requests in a timely and safe manner while maintaining adherence to GMP.
  • Assist the health & safety team in carrying out risk assessments of new & existing machines and ensuring training is rolled out to the Maintenance Team.

Skills & Qualifications required

  • Senior Trades Mechanical Qualification.
  • Experience in a similar maintenance role within an FMCG industrial plant (food production environment)
  • Experience of machine control diagnostics would be beneficial to your application, as would strong industrial mechanical service and repair skills.
  • Identify & execute machine / line improvement projects
  • Excellent awareness and experience in relation to Quality, Health and Safety.
  • Computer skills and basic usage of excel inputting.
  •  Basic Electrical course /skills would also be an advantage.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team


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