Share this Job

Maintenance Manager Clonroche

Date: Apr 21, 2021

Location: Enniscorthy, WX, IE

Company: Glanbia

Maintenance Manager - Clonroche


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, mymilkman.ie 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 €1.9 billion, Glanbia Ireland has 11 processing plants, 52 agri branches and over 2000 employees. 


A vacancy has arisen for the position of Maintenance Manager based in Clonroche Mill. The role reports to the Mill Manager. The primary focus of this position is to manage the maintenance function so as to ensure plant availability at all times without adversely affecting the health and safety of personnel on site, the integrity of plant equipment / machinery or the quality and safety of finished product. The Maintenance Manager’s role encompasses a number of functions which include responsibility for co-ordinating the Glanbia Risk Management System (to include all legislation pertinent to Health & Safety), Emergency Planning and Site Security. The Maintenance Manager is a key member of site management and as such will support Management colleagues in achieving the objectives and initiatives of the plant and the greater business.


Main Responsibilities:

  •  Design and implement maintenance strategies, procedures and methods.
  •  Plan and schedule planned and unplanned work in conjunction with Production
  •  Preparation of CAPEX documentation
  •  Installation of new equipment
  •  Monitor and control maintenance costs
  •  Diagnose breakdown problems and implementing preventative maintenance strategies
  •  Ensure supply of services
  •  Energy management
  •  Manage personnel (maintenance personnel)
  •  Manage and develop good relations with critical vendors
  •  Purchase engineering supplies and parts
  •  Manage and control critical and routine spare parts and equipment
  •  Timely calibration of plant equipment and instrumentation
  •  Co-ordinate GRMS and Health & Safety site activities and ensure compliance with all relevant legislation
  •  Ensure building and site security
  •  Report on own function (written reports and meetings)
  •  Prepare reports, analyse data and make recommendations for improving plant operations and resolving maintenance related problems


Key Requirements

  •  Engineering Degree – Focus on mechanical engineering (milling / grain plant equipment) with good knowledge of electrical principals, plc’s and process control.  
  •  Maintenance role within a high pressure production environment
  •  Personnel management & Managing vendors
  •  Competent in Microsoft Office applications and CAD 
  •  Competent in creating professional reports
  •  Good diagnostic capability
  •  Competent in undertaking installation / repair work
  •  Work well under pressure
  •  Interested in updating own knowledge base and acquiring new skills
  •  Team player & work on own initiative


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 with an up to date resume.

Glanbia Ireland is a Values Based Organisation - www.glanbia.com/careers