CHEP Maintenance Engineer in Leinster, Ireland

Maintenance Engineer

Job ID #:5448Location:IELeinsterDublin

Position Type:Regular Full-TimeEducation Required:Bachelors Degree

Experience Required:Not IndicatedRelocation Provided:No Relocation Offered

Job Category:Operations

CHEP is the world leader in pallet and container pooling services, serving many of the world's largest companies. CHEP issues, collects, conditions and reissues more than 285 million pallets and containers from a global network of more than 500 service centers in 42 countries, helping manufacturers and growers transport their products to distributors and retailers.

CHEP partners with customers to develop pooling solutions that ensure reduced product damage, offer enhanced delivery efficiencies, eliminate waste and cut supply chain costs, adding exceptional value for its customers. With more than 300,000 customers around the globe, including Procter & Gamble, SYSCO, Carrefour, Kellogg's, Woolworths, Kraft, Nestlé, Lion Nathan, The Home Depot, Tesco, Unilever, Hewlett Packard, Ford and GM, CHEP is known for "Handling The World's Most Important Products…Everyday."

CHEP employs more than 7,700 employees in 42 countries and benefits from more than four decades of industry experience internationally.

Position Description

About CHEP UK & Ireland:

CHEP is a global leader of pallet, container and crate pooling services for many of the world's largest supply chains. As part of the Brambles group we have a big mission - to create supply chains that are better for business, better for the planet and better for the community. To do this, we need a team of people who are fired up and focused on a job they love and people constantly on the lookout for ways to improve.

CHEP believe in helping all their employees reach their full potential and pursue career ambitions that matter to them. We have been certified as a UK Top Employer and it is important to us that our people are happy, enabled and engaged.

About The Role:

The purpose of the role is to manage and lead the plants technical team to ensure the safe and efficient running of all the plant’s production equipment and building services. The position will provide the skills, knowledge and vision needed to achieve world class performance in safety and maintenance of the sites assets.

The Production Engineering and Maintenance Manager will report into the Plant Manager leading a small engineering team to ensure all plant, equipment and services are efficiently developed and maintained. In addition there will be a strong project aspect to the role leading Capex Engineering projects, manage the PPM schedule, monitor the Manufacturing KPI (OEE – Overall Equipment Effectiveness) of site equipment, procurement of spares and monitor energy usage. This role will also lead and promote continuous improvement.


  • Leading a small engineering team ensuring all plant, equipment and services are efficiently developed and maintained.

  • Lead Capex Engineering projects, manage the PPM schedule, monitor the manufacturing KPI’s (OEE) of site equipment, procurement of spares and monitor energy usage.

  • Knowledge of the Budgeting (control) and CAPEX process

  • Knowledge of manufacturing KPI reliability systems


  • HNC Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is essential

Salary: Competitive salary and enhanced benefits package; Bonus (10%) + Overtime + Pension + Health

What we can offer you:

At CHEP we feel it's vital that our people are well rewarded. So when you say yes to CHEP, we’ll give you access to a highly competitive total reward package that’s proven to attract, motivate and retain the best people. We’re constantly reviewing the details of the package to make sure it’s got everything our people want in a benefits scheme, but the things you'll be able to enjoy currently include:

  • Holidays, Bonus, Pension, Life Assurance, Company Share Scheme (MyShare), Salary Sacrifice, CHEP FairCare Flexible Benefits, *Private Medical Cover and Charity Volunteer Days.

*Offered as a package dependent on role banding.

Alternative Job Titles: Industrial Process Engineer, Industrial Process Technician, Industrial Process Team Lead, Engineering Project Manager, Engineering Manager, Technical Project Manager, Engineering Site Manager, Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Engineer, Engineering Management Graduate, Production Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Manufacturing Technician

Come join an extremely successful performance and growth oriented team, we'd love to hear from you. A highly competitive compensation and benefit package including retirement benefits, educational reimbursement, and more is offered in conjunction with an exciting, fast paced work environment. Come help us… Handle the World's Most Important Products.