Our client is seeking to recruit Maintenance Fitters in their manufacturing facility in Donegal.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager this role will involve responsibility for maintaining a wide range of mechanical process equipment and optimizing plant performance. The role also features monitoring of plant services and maintaining equipment and process records according to plant systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Integrate as part of the Maintenance team to deliver support for operations.
  • Carry out all work keeping safety, quality and output to the fore in a food Process/Packaging equipment environment.
  • Deliver with the other Maintenance team members a reliable centred maintenance function with best practices including as per the Preventative Maintenance Recommendations.
  • Work within the Maintenance team to ensure a proactive approach to maintenance.
  • Maintain accurate maintenance data and close out assigned work on PPM system
  • Timely and effective trouble shooting of day to day equipment and system issues.
  • Be flexible in the position and be prepared to take on weekend work when planned or in a breakdown situation.

The ideal candidate will have

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment highly desirable
  • Ideally be multi skilled engineer ie electrical and mechanical
  • Be energetic with excellent time management skills to allow accurate execution of tasks
  • Ability to work proactively in a team environment
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with Continuous Improvement and Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Ability for basic fault finding on PLC controlled machines


For more information, Contact Mairéad at Arcon Recruitment

Mairead Kelly, marketing and recruitment consultant at Arcon Recruitment Services. PHOTO: ALISON LAREDO

Mairéad Kelly

Recruitment Consultant

Mairéad fills the very busy position of Recruitment Administrator in Arcon. This position is multi-faceted and involves providing support to the Recruitment team. Mairead’s day is never typical, and she has a great ability to prioritise tasks in an ever-changing and pressurised environment. Mairéad also manages our extensive database and regularly “catches up” with our registered candidates to make sure the information we have on file is always up to date and correct.

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