40 hours per week, Monday to Friday plus On-Call Rota

Maintenance Technician 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday plus On-Call Rota

Job description

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our team as a Maintenance Technician. In your role, you will be responsible for maintaining equipment and machinery to ensure the efficient production of our customer products. You will work as part of a team to meet production targets while maintaining high standards of quality and safety.

  • Collaborate with colleagues in a safe environment adhering to safety procedures at all times.
  • Collaborate with your team and the engineering teams to root cause and problem solve issues.
  • Assist with the introduction and validation of new tooling as required.
  • Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner by practicing good housekeeping.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on one's own initiative.
  • Day to day maintenance of production lines in a busy environment.
  • Troubleshoot processes, machines, and auxiliary equipment problems and make necessary changes to ensure quality and reduce downtime.
  • Set process parameters to ensure product meets dimensional and quality requirements.
  • Ensure compliance to all related procedures, policies, and work instructions.
  • Participate in and support the Quality Management System.
  • Support new tool design and development.
  • Air, Water and Material supply to machines to be used, monitored, and maintained to the highest standards. PM's to be carried out as required.
  • Preventative maintenance approach to be taken with regards to machines and all axillary equipment.
  • Ensuring PM plans as per machine supplier recommendations is maintained to the highest level of asset care.
  • Promote and support TPM projects within the Plant.
  • Train and develop personnel relative to the process, promote employee understanding and adherence to safety regulations and the Quality Management System.
  • Develop and maintain a culture of world class preventative maintenance thinking, including Industry 4.0 thinking and projects.
  • Setting and sharing best practice.

Profile of the candidate

  • Courses completed/experience in injection moulding is an advantage but not essential as full training will be provided.
  • Good general knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical / automation systems.
  • Experience in manufacturing environment an advantage.
  • Must be willing to travel globally to provide technical support.
  • Analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Self-motivated, high energy, positive attitude with initiative for timely completion of tasks.


  • Understanding good manufacturing practices.
  • Understanding PM and TPM.
  • Ability to lead by teaching.
  • Solid written and spoken English skills.


For more information about the job, please contact:

HR Department - hr.ie@wppg.com

Please send your application form and/or C.V. to:

HR Department - hr.ie@wppg.com

About Weener Plastics Ireland

Weener Plastics is a strong, competent and reliable full service global supplier of innovative plastic packaging solutions. Our facility in Dromcollogher, in the west of County Limerick, is an expert in the manufacturing of roll-on packaging for personal care applications. The facility serves global and local brands as well as Private Labels. Are you the right person to join our highly qualified and experienced team?


08 Jul 2024