Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services

Collins McNicholas is an Irish based Recruitment and HR Services company that provides innovative talent solutions to organisations in Ireland and across Europe, as well as assistance for multinational companies looking to establish facilities in Ireland.

Founded in 1990, Collins McNicholas has a nationwide presence with offices in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Sligo and Athlone. Our success is based on strong company values and a commitment to the consistent delivery of exceptional recruitment and HR services to clients and candidates.

We work across all levels of experience from entry level to senior management, dealing in permanent, contract and temporary assignments. Our specialist sectors include Technical & Engineering, Science & Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices, Supply Chain & Logistics, Accounting & Finance, Administration, Customer Service & Languages, HR & Training, Information Technology, Manufacturing & Operations, Sales & Marketing, Senior Management & Executive.

If you are a talented professional, register with Collins McNicholas today and allow us to assist you on your career journey.

- Deloitte Ireland Best Managed Companies Award 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

- Great Place to Work Award 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

€40,000 - €50,000 yearly
Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland
Full time
Maintenance Fitter Scope of role: The role of a maintenance fitter involves plant and machinery purchase, installation, maintenance and repairs, replacement of broken or worn parts and servicing.  Problem solving also makes up a large component of the role of a fitter. Additionally, we desire a candidate who has a passion for lean manufacturing and is willing to contribute their expertise in all areas of this business as required. We are open to a qualified fitter who would like in time to go on and achieve a mechanical engineering degree or equivalent General Responsibilities Always Adheres to safe working practice Carrying out of servicing / running maintenance of equipment Removal and replacement of components Overhauling of components Carrying out modifications or inspections in accordance with specified instructions Repair of components/ systems Keeps his / her work environment clean and organised Engaging in cross skilling duties where required Fault-finding and defect rectification Lean: Responsible for providing some of the data to aid implementation and focus during our lean journey Candidate will have a key role in assisting to drive lean throughout our manufacturing operation   Competencies: Concern for quality and safe working practices Ability to read drawings, follow detailed work instructions and procedures Interest in ensuring quality of work standards are high Strong attention to detail Excellent written and verbal communication skills Good numerical ability Ability to make effective decisions Ability to analyse and solve problems Motivated to follow written instructions / guidelines and undertake checks The ability to work alone and with others without constant or close supervision Positive, change minded personality Willingness to travel to inspect potential new equipment, to assist at other company sites if necessary and to benchmark other businesses on occasion Committed to continuous improvement Ability to adapt to constantly changing environment Integrity Multiple task management is a must in this role A good understanding of electronics  Educational Standard: FETAC Level 6 accreditation or equivalent including but not limited to Solas (formally FÁS) apprenticeship, City & Guilds apprenticeship or higher Lean qualification is an advantage. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role in industry; Demonstrated ability to work under pressure; Must be computer literate, specifically in MSOffice; Ability to negotiate and deal with external contractors; Experience programming CNC equipment Reporting structure: The role reports to the Production Manager  Key measures of success: Minimum equipment downtime Maximisation of machine output    For more information contact David Lennon on 090 64 78104 or