Maintenance Support Technician

Ballymaguire Foods is a fully Irish owned, major producer of fresh ready meals. We produce a wide range of different product offerings for the own-brand, Irish retail and foodservice industry at our state-of-the-art factory in Lusk, Co. Dublin.

Due to the continued expansion of our business in Lusk we now have an immediate vacancy for an experienced Maintenance Support Technician to support the Operations function within the business.

This is an important role and an exciting opportunity. The successful applicant will work as an essential part of the Maintenance Operations Team. Reporting to the Operations Manager you will be part of a small team responsible for the overall day to day maintenance operations of the Ballymaguire Foods operations.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting day to day maintenance of all plant, machinery and equipment.
  • Assisting with preventative maintenance.
  • Supporting the maintenance team with trouble shooting and fault finding in a fast paced manufacturing environment.


The role

Working within the factory environment the Maintenance Support Technician will be required to provide broad support to the Maintenance Team with a focus on electrical and mechanical preventative techniques, fault finding and trouble shooting.


Duties will involve

  • Assisting with general mechanical and electrical repairs as they arise.
  • Supporting preventative maintenance work on plant and machinery.
  • Assisting with general repair requirements including buildings and grounds.



  • Relevant maintenance engineering experience in a high volume, highly automated manufacturing environment – preferably food.
  • Food safety knowledge will be a big advantage.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Willing to work a 5 day over 7 roster with call-outs as required.
  • Flexible and innovative problem solver.


Job Type

Full-time, Permanent


COVID-19 considerations

We have a best practice Covid 19 prevention programme in operation across the site.


For further details:

Please contact us at careers@ballymaguirefoods.ie