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Maintenance Technician (Mechanical)

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Belview, WD, IE

Company: Glanbia


Maintenance Technician (Mechanical) - Belview


Glanbia Ireland is a world class, ambitious, integrated agri-food and nutrition business, with a diverse portfolio of quality ingredients, leading consumer and agri brands with the proven talent to succeed in the global market.


Glanbia Ireland owns leading consumer and agri brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Premier Milk, Wexford, and GAIN Animal Nutrition. It processes a 2.6 billion litre milk pool from 21 counties and exports high quality dairy and agri ingredients as well as branded products to over 60 countries.


With annual revenue of €1.8 billion, Glanbia Ireland has 11 processing plants, 53 agri branches and over 1,800 employees. 

Role Summary

Based in Belview the Maintenance Technician will have responsibility for the delivery of the GI Belview maintenance strategy. The multi-skilled Technician, mechanically qualified, will provide maintenance support and expertise to the production team. This will be achieved within a flexible work system, 24 x 7 operation.


Key Responsibilities

  • Apply sound technical solutions to resolve problems relating to plant efficiencies and to drive continuous improvement.
  • Support and maintain preventive maintenance, and predictive maintenance programmes
  • Deliver planned maintenance schedules in line with Production related requirements
  • Support Production team in maximising Plant Readiness and effectiveness
  • Perform follow-up analysis to identify and resolve recurring downtime / inefficient operational issues
  • Manage work and environment such that good manufacturing practices (GMP) are adhered to and pristine plant standards are maintained.
  • Plant handover/hand-back procedures must be followed & all work carried out must be completed, such that it presents zero risk to product quality and personal safety
  • Ensure all plant maintenance operations are conducted in a safe and controlled environment
  • Issuing of permits to work, adherence to site safety procedures and identification of on-going safety improvements
  • Training team members in maintenance procedures and techniques as required.
  • Use of computerised maintenance management system (CMMS) to input data and monitor & evaluate plant performance.



  • Mechanical Trade Qualification



  • Minimum 2 years experience in a maintenance technician position in a highly automated processing environment
  • Highly skilled in troubleshooting, fault finding & root cause analysis on plant/process issues.
  • Highly skilled in instrumentation and control.
  • Good working knowledge of GMP best practices.
  • Experience operating within, and delivering on, the highest quality standards in the manufacturing sector.
  • Ability to drive on-going Preventative Maintenance Programs.
  • 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.


Glanbia Ireland is a joint venture 60% owned by Glanbia Co-op and 40% owned by Glanbia plc. Established in July 2017, it combines Glanbia Ingredients Ireland, Glanbia Consumer Products and Glanbia Agribusiness.


If you are interested in this position, please apply through the Career portal on the Glanbia Homepage with an up to date resume.

Glanbia Ireland is a Values Based Organisation -