Title:  Transitions Maintenance Technician - Night Shift







Maintenance Technician

Company Overview: 

Don’t miss a great opportunity to become part of our engineering team in an exciting, pioneering and growing organisation.

Transitions Optical has been protecting and enhancing vision since 1990 when we were the first company to commercialise plastic photochromic lenses. Through our partnerships with optical industry leaders, we offer solutions that adapt to changing light in the widest selection of designs and materials, including hundreds of lens combinations. We are continuously improving our lenses to enhance their darkness, fade back speed, colour and indoor clarity. Transitions Optical is part of the EssilorLuxottica Group.


Location: Ireland - TOL                             Reporting Line: Maintenance Manager

Job Purpose

The successful candidate will be someone who is able to provide innovative and timely technical support on production equipment while working under his or her own initiative. Applicants must be able to work in a highly dynamic environment where responsibility and challenges change. The role provides a great learning opportunity using the most advanced developments in technology.  The role will be based on night Shift.


Key Responsibilities of the Role

  • Troubleshooting and fault finding of automatic, semi-automatic and batch manufacturing equipment.
  • Carry out planned/unplanned maintenance on manufacturing equipment.
  • Execution of work orders generated by the computerised maintenance management system.
  • Support key equipment projects at both local and global levels
  • Ensure that all equipment is repaired to the highest standards.
  • Responsible for filling out plant downtime report for all instances of plant downtime. Report to include time down, corrective action and preventative action going forward.
  • Compliance to all site Environmental, Health and Safety requirements, training and regulations.
  • Perform additional duties at the request of the maintenance manager.


Key Requirements (Education and Experience)

  • National Diploma in Automation/Engineering or equivalent
  • 5 years experience in a highly automated manufacturing environment.
  • Capability of debugging Allen-Bradley PLC`s, Motion and Machine Controls, Vision Systems and Industrial Networks (Ethernet IP) would offer candidates a distinct advantage for this role.
  • Facilities maintenance experience would be advantageous
  • Effective in analysis and elimination of recurring equipment problems.
  • Computer Literacy.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.



  • Decision making
  • Business acumen
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Strategic agility
  • Customer focus



Transversal Responsibilities

  • All employees have a responsibility to contribute to the Group’s sustainability and in doing so ensure that we can continue to fulfil our mission.
  • All business decisions and actions must serve and be in line with the Group’s sustainability goals and mission
  • An employee must abide by the legal compliance policy in the performing of his/her duties


Additional Info

Flexible work hours to cover early start ups, support across shifts and willingness to attend to out of hours callouts are key requirements for this position.



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