Electrical Engineer

Co Limerick, Ireland


Kayleigh Grealey
Recruitment Consultant
E: kayleigh@theovalpartnership.co.uk
T: 07917016332

Our client are a leading food processing business with multiple locations across the UK, Ireland and Europe.  They are searching for an Electrical Engineer to join their expanding team in County Limerick, Ireland.



The Electrical Engineer will be part of the maintenance team with responsibilities for preventative and breakdown maintenance and completion of the related documentation of the maintenance carried out.





  • Working alongside the Site Maintenance Manager, Planners and API Maintenance Lead on execution of the site maintenance program to deliver compliant, reliable and efficient operation of all plant and equipment.
  • Supporting the Reliability Engineer in the execution of reliability centred maintenance initiatives.
  • Develop and lead a root cause failure analysis program to reduce general equipment breakdowns and support maintenance personnel to conduct real time Root Cause Analysis.
  • Work with the Reliability Engineer & Planning to establish and use reliability & work planning metrics/KPI's to monitor improvement and resource optimization e.g. PM/CM ratio, schedule adherence, etc.
  • Carrying out start up checks on machinery throughout the plant on a daily basis.
  • Ensuring that all breakdowns are carried out swiftly and safely at all times.
  • Ensuring that all servicing and maintenance throughout the site is done in an efficient, safe and hygienic manner.
  • Smooth running of the factory.
  • Repairs, servicing and good maintenance of machinery.
  • Work on refrigeration, plumbing and all breakdowns is carried out in a safe and tidy manner.
  • To implement and follow the preventative maintenance schedule
  • To ensure that records are completed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Refrigeration experience an advantage but not essential
  • To ensure that the staff comply with the Company Health & Safety policy.



  • Completion of a 4 year approved technical training program in electrical repair and maintenance and 2 years electrical/mechanical experience; Or, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved including third and fourth year apprentices.
  • Leaving Cert, School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to take direction
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Ability to challenge others in a professional and constructive manner
  • Knowledge and experience in a food manufacturing environment an advantage, but not essential
  • Refrigeration experience an advantage but not essential


Please get in touch for more information about this exciting opportunity or apply with your CV today.