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Industrial Maintenance Fitter

At Kilkenny Limestone we’re looking for an experienced Industrial Maintenance Fitter

  • Due to ongoing production expansion, Kilkenny Limestone is currently recruiting for a fitter to work across our three sites at Kellymount, Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny, Holdensrath, Co. Kilkenny and Old Leighlin, Co. Carlow.

    • Responsibilities: 

      • Work with flexibility within the Maintenance Department and in co-operation with other teams, departments and sites.
      • Promote maintenance best practices at all times within a continuous improvement environment.
      • Carry out planned/unplanned maintenance on production machinery.
      • Proactively follow up on re-occurring technical issues.
      • Completion of non-trade specific work as required.
      • Daily reporting of maintenance activities ensuring issues and open items / concerns are communicated in a timely and concise manner.
      • Participate in Safety and Environmental training programmes and initiatives. Adhere to safe working practices as set out by the Safety Statement and other company safety rules.
      • Maintaining compliance with site procedures and policies.
      • Participate fully in any cross-functional training initiatives and mentor operations personnel at all times.

      • Strong fault finding / problem solving skills essential.
      • Good reporting and communication skills essential.
      • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
      • Ability to take lead on maintenance issues and to work independently or as a team member.
      • Be flexible in respect of shift changes and to participate in the maintenance procedure as required.
      • Responds positively to changing circumstances and priorities.
      • Strong team player.
      • High level of organisational and multi-tasking skills.

We have 3 quarries at Kilkenny Limestone

  • Holdensrath Quarry, which is near Kilkenny City, just out from the Tullarone road, near the former airstrip.
  • Kellymount Quarry, which is just outside of Paulstown, Kilkenny, off J7 at the motorway
  • Old Leighlin Quarry, which is located less than 1km outside of Old Leighlin, Carlow.

Kilkenny Limestone Quarries Ltd is part of Brachot, which is a Belgium-owned leading specialist in the extraction and processing of natural stone world wide.