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Maintenance Engineer

Date: May 24, 2019

Location: Belview, WD, IE

Company: Glanbia

Maintenance Engineer 


Role Summary

Based in  Glanbia’s Dairy & Infant Formula Processing Plant in South Kilkenny the role reports to the site Engineering & Maintenance Manager.  The Maintenance Engineer will have responsibility for the delivery of the GII Belview Maintenance & Calibration Programme. This is a key role in meeting stringent food safety, quality & customer requirements. This will be a technical leadership role working with a team of maintenance technicians to deliver a world class maintenance & reliability system and performance for the Belview site.


Key Responsibilities


Ensure all Maintenance operations are conducted in a safe and controlled environment
Act as escalation point for maintenance issues across the site ensuring solutions are provided and actions to address root cause are implemented.
Trend and analyse plant performance data to evaluate the effectiveness of maintenance and calibration systems such that continuous improvement on Key metrics can be made.
Develop and implement systems for scheduling and documenting the performance of calibration & maintenance activities.
Routinely plan, administer and assess Condition Based Monitoring and Reliability Centred Maintenance activities
Ensure all maintenance operations and calibrations are completed as per the appropriate site procedure & schedule to various pieces of equipment and instrumentation
Play a lead role in the preparation for and support of customer site audits and work to ensure the plant in a state of constant audit readiness.
Ensure all documentation pertaining to maintenance & calibration is stored and organised in a controlled manner.
Train team members in the maintenance of instrumentation & equipment as required.
Set up, calibration and troubleshooting various instrumentation.

Third level degree in an Engineering discipline and/or trade qualified with a electrical or mechanical bias 




  • 3 + years industrial experience in a calibration & instrumentation role, prefereably in the Dairy, Food & Beverage or Pharma sector in a GMP context 
  • Experience in Mechanical, Electrical & Instrumentation maintenance activities
  • Experience operating within, and delivering on, the highest quality standards in the manufacturing sector and current cGMP standards
  • Proven ability to work effectively as part of a cross functional team.
  • Ability to interact with Engineering IT process’s such as MES & SAP PM.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and interacting with PLCs  using various interface devices and software.