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Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  57693
Date:  Jan 29, 2023

Dublin, Leinster, IE

Department:  Maintenance



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Manages the maintenance and repair of equipment and facilities in operation at Tech Group Europe. Liaises with external contractors for the maintenance and repair of same. The Maintenance Technician is also responsible for running and maintaining the preventative maintenance system to pre-determined guidelines. Reporting directly to the Maintenance Lead Technician.
•    Electrical/Mechanical/software qualification plus time served in a Plastic-processing environment would be an advantage.
•    Previous experience in a facility maintenance environment would be an advantage.
•    Good knowledge of PLC Programming and electrical work.
•    Ability to read electrical and hydraulic/pneumatic drawings would be an advantage.
•    Some knowledge in mold maintenance and experience of supporting a high volume manufacturing environment.
•    Some understanding of the injection molding process.
•    Previous experience working on technically challenging applications would be an advantage (i.e.) medical, tight tolerance work.
•    Ability to interact with suppliers, customers and external contractors.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Responsible for the maintenance of plant and equipment in the company, compiling standard specifications /procedures for each item and monitoring all existing plant to standard specifications.
•    The above equipment will include among others, molding machines, automation/robots, water heaters, oil heaters, conveyors and hot runner controllers.
•    Work with the Production Group leaders (PGL’s) in troubleshooting equipment/plant problems.
•    Responsible for specifying and purchasing the most suitable equipment and in conjunction with the Buyer/Planner negotiating the best deal.
•    Establishes relationships with the customers and suppliers in pursuit of continuous improvement and on-going business development.
•    Attends, schedules and facilitates internal meetings to help establish priorities and assign tasks.
•    Solves, in conjunction with the Quality department, customer related problems/issues as needed
•    In conjunction with approved vendors, research new processes and/or systems for maintenance/manufacture of equipment and implement new processes and systems as developed under the direction of the Operations Manager.
•    Instructs others, formally or informally, regarding manufacturing related skills or knowledge and assist in the training of employees on new processes or systems introduced to the company.
•    Coordinate the development of documentation in the facilities areas in line with ISO9001/ ISO 13485 requirements, and review the systems with the Process Engineer/Group Leaders and the Quality department on a regular basis to ensure conformance to same. 
•    Compliance to all site Environmental, Health and Safety requirements, training and regulations. 
•    Compliance to all local site company policies, procedures and corporate policies.
•    Act in accordance with the company’s Guiding principles and adherence to the Corporate Code of Conduct.
•    Perform additional duties at the request of the direct supervisor.

Delegation of Duties: 

When absent from the site duties and responsibilities will be delegated to the following designates
•    Maintenance Technician
•    Maintenance Lead Technician








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