RT Lane Recruitment

Maintenance Supervisor is required for an expanding plant in Waterford.

This role will include the planning & execution of preventive and reactive maintenance programmes and the leadership of a group of technicians on shift.  Technical knowledge & and employee supervision and development are key aspects of the job.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Implement preventative maintenance programmes
  • Monitor and drive improvements in the effectiveness of all maintenance activities
  • Develop training plans for technicians.
  • Own, monitor and report  and implement improvements in equipment OEE.
  • Provide details of shortfalls and associated improvement plans.
  • Set goals for the shift technician group
  • Propose and action projects designed to improve all relevant maintenance  KPIs etc.
  • Participate in the recruitment of staff as required
  • Work with Procurement and Logistics groups on the control of equipment spares
  • Complete Quality and Safety CAPA activities
  • Ensure all work is executed in line with health and safety and quality system requirements


  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or other relevant, technical equivalent.
  • Experience:  5+ year’s experience of engineering/ maintenance roles in high-volume industries with a significant technology content
  • 3+ year’s supervisory experience
  • Extensive hands-on experience of preventive/ reactive maintenance, technician supervision/ interaction and high-speed automation.
  • Knowledge of   medical device and/or pharmaceutical production preferred (cGMP / FDA regulated environment).
  • Knowledge of automatic measurement and reporting of OEE and related production data
  • would be advantageous.
  • Self-directed with excellent communication skills on technical subjects

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