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Maintenance Technician

Date: Apr 1, 2021

Location: Monaghan, MN, IE

Company: Glanbia


Maintenance Technician

Lough Egish


Rooted in our rich heritage of family farming and embedded in our communities, Glanbia Ireland has evolved to bring the passion of our farmers and their high-quality ingredients to the world. Using modern-day technology and applying the best processes to our milk pool of three billion litres and our outstanding grains portfolio, we export innovative products and tailored ingredient solutions to more than 100 countries. We nurture a talented team of over 2,000 people to manage our network of 11 processing plants and 52 agri branches, serving our communities and delivering annual revenues of around €2 billion.


Glanbia Ireland owns leading consumer and agri brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford, mymilkman.ie, Glanbiaconnect.com, countrylife.ie and GAIN Animal Nutrition. 


The primary functions of this role will be to:

Manage the maintenance and repair of equipment and facilities in operation at Glanbia Lough Egish. Liaise with external contractors for the maintenance and repair of same.

The Facilities Maintenance Technician is also responsible for running and maintaining the preventative maintenance system to pre-determined guidelines. Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, the role will be salary based and include nightshift.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the maintenance of plant and equipment in the facilities department, compiling standard specifications /procedures for each item and monitoring all existing plant to standard specifications.
  • The above equipment will include AHU’s, chillers, compressors, CIP and pumping systems.
  • Establishes relationships with the customers and suppliers in pursuit of continuous improvement and on-going business development.
  • Attends internal meetings to help establish priorities and assign tasks.
  • Solves, in conjunction with the Quality department, customer related problems/issues as needed.
  • Record daily and weekly activities into the current CMMS.
  • In conjunction with approved vendors, research new processes and/or systems for maintenance/manufacture of equipment and implement new processes and systems as developed under the direction of the Engineering Manager.
  • Coordinate the development of documentation in the facilities areas in line with ISO9001, ISO 14001 requirements.
  • Compliance to all site Environmental, Health and Safety requirements, training and regulations.
  • Compliance to all local site company policies, procedures and corporate policies.
  • Act in accordance with the company’s guiding principles and adherence to the Corporate Code of Conduct.
  • Perform additional duties at the request of the direct Manager.


Key Requirements:

  • Electrical or Mechanical qualification plus time served in a high-volume manufacturing environment would be an advantage.
  • Previous experience in facilities maintenance would be an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of all facilities systems including Boiler, Compressed Air, HVAC, Chilled Water, Water Treatment, and general electrical and mechanical services
  • Ability to read electrical and hydraulic/pneumatic schematic diagrams.
  • Previous experience working on technically challenging applications would be an advantage.
  • Experience of working in a GMP environment, within clean rooms and the equipment relating to these clean rooms.
  • Ability to interact with suppliers, customers and external contractors


Glanbia Ireland is a joint venture 60% owned by Glanbia Co-op and 40% owned by Glanbia plc. If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date resume.


Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Glanbia Ireland embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams where different perspectives drive innovation and growth. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where people can bring their true self to work and achieve their full potential.


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