Maintenance Technician (4-cycle shift pattern)

  • Mergon Group
  • Castlepollard, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 21/02/2023
Full time, Permanent Engineering

Job Description

Who we are?

At Mergon, we mould ideas for a sustainable future.  We work with leading brands like Tesla, BMW, Xerox and Abbott to design, manufacture and deliver sustainable products for the vehicles and equipment of the future.

We care deeply about our colleagues, customers and our community and we have a curiosity that constantly pushes us to innovate and improve.  We are competent, capable and we invest in our people and in our processes to ensure we continue to grow and do our best work every day. 

What’s the job?

Mergon International currently has an exciting and challenging role for a Maintenance Technician on 4-cycle shift within our healthcare, industrial and automotive division. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and carrying out maintenance activities allowing for smooth running of the Production Department.

Working on shift the Maintenance Technician will provide technical support to ensure the efficient running of production. Duties will include:

  • Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical and material handling systems for blow and injection moulding machines.
  • Repair of auxiliary equipment such as grinders, conveyors and finishing cells as required
  • Carry out preventative maintenance on blow moulding machines and adjustments to blow moulding process to ensure good production
  • Log and report downtime/quality issues
  • Support product, process and equipment analysis and improvement projects
  • Work as member of a team to resolve open issues, drive process improvements in design, layout and operational performance


Who we’re looking for?

  • Be a qualified Maintenance Technician with experience in a similar manufacturing environment
  • Be experienced in dealing with both electrical and mechanical process issues as well as familiarity with robotics
  • Be able to work on own initiative and priorities work as required
  • Have excellent communication skills

Mergon is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers flexible working arrangements and values a diverse and inclusive workplace.