Plant Engineer S010771

  • Cavan
Manufacturing & Logistics | |
JOB TITLE:Plant Engineer S010771
REF NUMBER:Plant Engineer S010771
SALARY:€50 - €70k DOE

Plant Engineer – Kingscourt, Co. Cavan – S010771

RecruitmentPlus on behalf of our well-known local and international client are delighted to be recruiting for a Plant Engineer to be based in their manufacturing operations in Kingscourt, Co. Cavan.

The role will be responsible for organising maintenance works, bringing improvements to production and implementing projects through working closely with engineering, maintenance and production teams and established suppliers.

This is a fantastic opportunity to come on-board with a global industry leader. The client are keen to speak to applicants with a strong electrical background in electrical engineering, maintenance, manufacturing with great communication skills also being key.

Ref: S010771

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: €50 – €70k DOE

Benefits: Package includes pension, healthcare, , substantial bonus


Role / Core Responsibilities:

  • Manage and drive engineering support to production resulting in optimum availability and performance of production equipment

  • Continuously optimise maintenance practices to maximise plant reliability and minimize lifecycle cost

  • Support product changeovers and minimise production line downtime

  • Complete projects as required to improve equipment reliability and operational productivity

  • Ensure that statutory and regulatory maintenance requirements are satisfied

  • Monitor equipment performance and liaise with equipment suppliers to repair and design out recurring problems

  • Participate in safety reviews or HAZOPs as required

  • Determine and plan preventive maintenance to ensure maximum equipment availability

  • Ensure adequate spare parts are on site to minimise equipment downtime

  • Drive manufacturing productivity improvement through improved quality and cost reduction

  • Manage and maintain the plant and services

  • Monitor and report energy, water and gas usage and drive usage reduction in line with the company environmental commitments.

  • Assess issues that arise during normal operations and collaborate with the operations team, to identify improvement opportunities and the root cause of process problems.

  • Strive to reduce costs and improve efficiencies through a detailed knowledge of the process and a continuous goal of eliminating waste

  • Support new product introduction to optimise process running parameters, product throughput and equipment availability



  • A minimum of 5 years‘ experience

  • NFQ Level 6 in mechanical or electrical engineering

  • Strong hands-on mechanical and electrical engineering experience

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work well independently and with a team

  • Proficiency with computer and information technology

  • Thorough understanding of scientific and mathematical principles

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If you have the relevant qualifications and experience and are interested in this position, please hit the apply now button above and Ciara who is based in our North East office will be in contact if you are suitable.

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