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Preventative Maintenance FitterKillarney | Job ID 48493

  • Job ID 48493
  • Division Maritime cranes
  • Organization Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd.
  • Area of employment Production
  • Country Ireland
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time


We are currently recruiting for a Preventative Maintenance Fitter to join our team on a fixed term contract basis. The Preventive Maintenance Fitter will be responsible for carrying out maintenance on machines, optimising functionality and ensuring machines are in safe working order.  The successful will work efficiently, as per maintenance schedule, completing records for each machine.  This role is a Tuesday to Saturday shift pattern, involving shift work.

Responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintenance, repair and installation of miscellaneous machines and services throughout the factory, in compliance with regulatory and company requirements
  • Working in accordance with preventative maintenance schedules, job cards and procedures
  • Maintenance of records, either manually or using a PC based recording system
  • Recording of service / preventative maintenance records, and signing off of job cards for completed tasks
  • Updating shift handover logbook as required at the end of the shift
  • Updating of spare parts log / store inventories and recording of parts used
  • Providing feedback on weak points on machinery, and further machine maintenance requirements
  • Learning how machines function, and development of skills, knowledge and competencies regarding machine maintenance tasks
  • Working on own initiative and liaising with operators, chargehands, supervisors and others as required to successfully complete maintenance tasks
  • Checking machine manuals, drawings, preventative maintenance schedules etc. when required to successfully complete tasks
  • Removing machines from service, which, if put back into operation may pose a health and safety risk to operators or others
  • Training, both on and off the job, on current and future machines / services within the company, this may necessitate travel abroad for training

Qualifications Requirements and Experience

  • Qualified fitter or other relevant related qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years’ previous experience in a maintenance department
  • The ability to work at heights and in confined spaces is essential
  • Basic PC skills are required
  • Experience in the use and/or maintenance /repair of overhead cranes and lifting equipment would be an advantage
  • Experience with heavy steel construction environment would be an advantage
  • Must be available to work Tuesday - Saturday 06:30 - 15:00/15:00 - 23:30


We offer a competitive salary, pension scheme, training and development opportunities, subsidised canteen, retailer discounts, sports and social club, cycle to work scheme and if that isn’t enough, we have an early finish on a Friday!

**Please note, CVs will not be accepted directly by email.

**We do not require the assistance of recruitment agencies for this role.


Have we awoken your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any questions, please contact Emily O'Connor at: [email protected].

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  • Job ID 48493
  • Division Maritime cranes
  • Organization Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd.
  • Area of employment Production
  • Country Ireland
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time

The company

Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. is one of the world's leading manufacturers of ship to shore cranes, rail mounted gantry cranes and rubber tyre gantry cranes. From its base in Killarney, Ireland, the Company designs, builds and exports container cranes worldwide. Founded in 1958 as the first Liebherr factory outside of Germany, today, container cranes manufactured by Liebherr in Ireland are renowned for their quality, longevity and productivity.


Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd.


V93 H685 Killarney


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Emily O'Connor


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