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A Maintenance manager / lead is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Cork based food producer client. This is a hands on support role requiring a high degree of flexibility, responsiveness, problem solving and the ability to self-manage and prioritise work in a busy and challenging work environment. Please contact Diarmuid Buckley for full details.

Role of this position

  • Develop a clear understanding of how all equipment works
  • Preventive maintenance, diagnosis and repair of all equipment to minimise downtime or malfunctions.
  • Ensuring all work areas are clean, safe and follow company guidelines. Ensure compliance with legislative and audit requirements.
  • Manage accurate and timely maintenance records of work performed on equipment.
  • Responds to maintenance and line stoppages with a sense of urgency and ownership. Call out cover will be required as part of this role.
  • Budget control for all machine parts
  • Establishes and develops working relationships with factory personnel to ensure equipment issues or concerns are highlighted to you directly.
  • Contribute to the assessment of new technologies and future plan options.
  • Reporting to the Production Manager and co-ordinating with outside contractors as required.
  • Carry out any other reasonable and relevant duties as requested.


  • 4 years experience in similar maintenance of production line equipment and facilities
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Has a flexible approach to working hours (shift work, overtime and on call).
  • Relevant academic and/or professional trades qualifications desirable

Please call Diarmuid Buckley today for further information on 021- 4355432 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Engineering & Technical

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900