Kilkenny Limestone Jobs

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  • Factory environment
  • Manual handling & forklift experience an advantage

⦁ Responsible for general maintenance.
⦁ Fault finding and repairs of electro mechanical production equipment in a high volume factory environment.
⦁ The successful candidate must have a strong understanding of maintenance processes and methods.
⦁ Knowledge of Electrical systems up to 400v, pneumatic systems and mechanical systems such as pumps, motors, gearboxes, conveyors, valves, etc.
⦁ Knowledge of hydraulics, PLC’s, Automation systems, safety systems, IT skills, problem solving skills, would be a distinct advantage.
⦁ Ability to work as part of a team
⦁ Ensure health and safety policies are complied with company procedures.

Competitive Rates Offered.

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Responsibilities include:
⦁ Fault finding and repair of mobile plant
⦁ Fault finding and repair of fixed production lines
⦁ Maintaining detailed records of maintenance
⦁ Maintaining detailed records of serviced vehicles
⦁ Ensuring strategic parts are always in stock for machines and production lines on sites
⦁ Planning of preventative maintenance
⦁ Formal training in automotive engineering or time served
⦁ Complying with the Health & Safety Policies of Kilkenny Limestone Quarries Ltd
⦁ Senior Diesel Mechanic applicants to have at least 5 years’ experience.

Competitive Rates Offered.

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⦁ Work preparation for all different processing steps within the factory.
⦁ Reviewing holiday requests and clocking in hours
⦁ Monitor the performance targets across all departments within the Kellymount Factory.
⦁ Responsible for implementing job rotation and cross-training
⦁ Monitoring of products to ensure they comply with quality standards
⦁ Maintaining and co-ordinating good housekeeping across the factory
⦁ Co-ordination of product collections and deliveries.
⦁ Monitoring the day to day performance of the factory employees.
⦁ Overseeing Sub-contractors while on site.
⦁ Communication to Design and Sales regarding queries to production and working drawings
⦁ Assist Health & Safety Manager regarding safety issues that arise.
⦁ Communication to Production Manager regarding current/planned orders
⦁ Communication with Maintenance Team regarding factory maintenance priorities.

Kilkenny Limestone Quarries Ltd. operate 3 quarries and factories in the Carlow/Kilkenny area. We are currently recruiting a Qualified Maintenance Manager to lead a team of technicians across these 3 sites. The candidate will be responsible for the maintenance of all plant and production lines to ensure we maintain maximum levels of our output from these machines.

⦁ Experience in a similar role
⦁ Excellent leadership and management abilities
⦁ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
⦁ Supervise and lead all maintenance processes and operations
⦁ Develop and maintain strong relationships with staff members
⦁ Competent in problem solving, team building planning and decision making
⦁ Manage relationships with contractors and service providers.
⦁ Strong knowledge of engineering concepts, including electrical hydraulic or mechanical systems
⦁ Allocate workload and supervise the team
⦁ Track expenses and oversee the budget for the maintenance department.
⦁ Plan and oversee all repair and planned maintenance for all machines across the 3 sites.
⦁ Maintain maintenance logs and report daily activity.
⦁ Ensure that the quarries/factory’s associated plant is fit for purpose, and to provide proactive support / solutions when and where required.
⦁ Create and implement maintenance procedures.
⦁ Assign repair schedules and evaluate repair cost estimates
⦁ Work with the stores personnel to oversee equipment stocks and place orders for new stocks when necessary.
⦁ Ensure health and safety policies are complied with company procedures.
Attractive package to include company vehicle, mobile phone and laptop to the successful candidate.


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Communicating with the workforce and staff

Procurement of  materials and services
Issuing Purchase orders
Working to reduce costs
Checking, receipting, passing and allocating invoices.
Management Reports

Goods inwards
Stock control and stores management.
Issuing goods and keeping records
Dealing with the workforce and staff

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