Maintenance Shift Supervisor

Awesome opportunity for a Maintenance Supervisor for a permanent role in Waterford,

This is a shift role across a 3 cycle shift pattern, managing a team of Maintenance Technicians, Fitters/Electricians. 25% shift allowance applies on top of basic salary

Excellent role for a team leader with a Degree qualification interested in securing a role in a Regulated Manufacturing space, and offering excellent career development in this multinational environment.


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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