Maintenance Technician (F/M)

We are seeking to support the development of our plant in Greystones - Ireland with the appointment of a :

Maintenance Technician (F/M)

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Maintenance Technician will be responsible for the tasks listed (non-exhaustive list) below :

  • Must be able to work safely and consider the safety of others in the workplace at all times
  • Perform routine and emergency mechanical, hydraulic/pneumatic and electrical maintenance (+ preventative maintenance inspections)
  • Troubleshoot all plant equipment and prescribe required maintenance to assure satisfactory operation with minimum downtime
  • Work from drawings, prints, diagrams and manufacturers' printed instructions to trouble shoot and locate mechanical, hydraulic and electrical problems in functional and control systems such as PLC
  • Repair and rebuild robotics and other automated equipment
  • Fabricate new equipment or supplemental pieces when needed by using tooling machines
  • Perform injection unit and clamp-end calibrations using prescribed equipment
  • Where applicable train and supervise other maintenance personnel
  • Add options to production equipment in order to enhance capability. Installation of new equipment and electrical service
  • Perform facility maintenance as required to ensure that all building systems are maintained. Maintain service records for all major equipment.
  • Creation of PM plans for plant and equipment
  • Responsible for recordkeeping related to PM schedule and work orders
  • Observe all safety requirements and maintain work area


  • Minimum certification level in engineering/automation or mechanical fitter qualification.
  • Knowledge of injection molding processes
  • PLC and robotic programming and have a good knowledge of auxiliary equipment involved in injection molding.
  • Must understand hydraulic circuits as applied to injection molding machines.
  • Maintenance of records and reporting
  • General knowledge of plastic materials and processes, mold design and operation.
  • Strong mechanical skills required.
  • Initiative and ability to work with limited supervision

If you are interested, please send your CV + a short cover letter at (including salary expectations / availability – notice period).


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UNITED CAPS is a global industry reference for the design and production of high performance plastic caps and closures. Extensive innovative capabilities and a broad portfolio of advanced standard and bespoke solutions make UNITED CAPS a preferred partner for the world’s leading companies. We support our customers’ value chain by safeguarding product integrity, assuring safety and consumer health, and ultimately protecting brand reputation. As a highly dynamic and flexible family-based group, UNITED CAPS offers end-to-end solutions to serve a wide range of applications and markets around the world. The company is headquartered in Luxembourg and has manufacturing facilities in Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg and Spain. Employing almost 600 people, UNITED CAPS’s turnover amounts to 149 million Euros (as at end 2018).

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