Mechanical Industrial Technician

Employer Information

Greiner Packaging


T: 028 87723131


Role: Mechanical Industrial Technician
Shift: 42.35 hrs/ week (rotating 12 hrs, Week 1 – 48.4 hours 6.54am to 7pm,  Tue, Wed, Sat & Sun, Week 2 – 36.3 hours 6.54am to 7pm, Mon, Thu, Fri)
Salary: £14.2238/hr basic pay and £1.7582 shift pay     £35195/annum
Department: Maintenance
Location: Dungannon

The Company
Greiner Packaging Ltd in Dungannon are part of the Greiner Group and one of the most important European manufacturers of packaging, with a major network of production facilities in Europe and worldwide. The Dungannon site was founded in 1972 and was successfully incorporated into the Greiner Packaging Group network in 2006, significantly strengthening our market position in the UK. We are a major manufacturer of thermoformed pots for the food/non-food and dairy industry and have a reputation for providing top class products and excellent customer care. We supply Thermoformed, Injection moulded and Injection stretch blow moulded plastic packaging for FMCG products in food and non-food markets. We offer decoration with direct print, in mould labelling and “k3” printed cardboard wrap. We are a founding member of the UK Plastic Pact and are committed to building a circular economy for our plastic packaging products. The Dungannon site is proud of its position as the second most energy efficient plant in the European Greiner group and the company has received assistance over recent years from both Invest Northern Ireland and the Carbon Trust.

Greiner Packaging employs a team of just over 300 permanent colleagues in Dungannon. 85% of its customers are in GB with a further 10% in the Republic of Ireland. Since Greiner acquired the original Wilsanco Plastics business in 2006, the site has seen a 300% increase in sales, 20% employment growth and over £24 million in investment with further investment planned for 2021. From a people perspective the business gained the prestigious Gold Investors in People Award in August 2019, demonstrating its commitment to investing in its people and most recently gained the Bronze Diversity Mark Award in August 2020. The site is also SMETA approved.

The Role
Supporting the Maintenance Team by carrying out tool changes, machine set-ups, preventative and breakdown maintenance and process optimisation.

Essential criteria

  • A recognised engineering apprenticeship qualification (at BTEC H.N.C Level 3 or above) served within a high-speed plastics manufacturing environment to include a minimum of 6-12 months satisfactory performance and experience that is directly relevant to Decoration.
  • Working knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics and ability to understand schematics
  • Working knowledge of Preventative maintenance
  • Permanent
  • Dungannon
  • Closing date: Monday 31 Jan 2022
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