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Maintenance Supervisor

Arklow, Leinster, 0000, Ireland
April 04, 2012

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Garreth Kelly

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Name: Garreth Kelly

Address: ** ****** ***


Co. Wicklow.

Date of Birth: 17/07/1977

Nationality: Irish


Phone number: 087*******


1 Highly motivated individual with excellent communication and strong negotiation skills with the ability to work on own initiative and under pressure

2 An energetic and excellent team player with interpersonal skills with the ability to locate research and analyze information and make appropriate recommendations and decisions.

3 Strong technical and theoretical knowledge with high level of proficiency in maintenance and design.


Nypro Ireland, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Senior Automation Tech, Health Care 2008-Present Day


1. Help identify automation opportunities and process improvements

2. Work with outside vendors to ensure compliance with developed machine specifications and schedules.

3. Part of core team for development process of new projects.

4. Heavily involved in the commission and validation of new and excision equipment abroad.

5. Providing systems support on all automated systems, including PLC controls, Robot systems, Vision systems etc.

6. Responsible for detailed maintenance, calibrations, PM’s and troubleshooting of manufacturing equipment.

Responsibilities of Position:

• To maintain robotic handling equipment in excellent condition.

• Carry out corrective and preventative maintenance.

• Implement process improvements to achieve more efficient operations.

• Assist with the commissioning of new projects.

• Order and maintain appropriate stock of spare parts.

• Experience in Pneumatics, Electronics, Hydraulics, Programmable Controllers, Servo Motor drives, Vision systems, Workshop machining desirable

• Experience in Building Management Systems.

• Fill in appropriate machine or equipments logbooks for the purpose of maintenance history.

• After the maintenance operation, fill in the relevant documentation (Safe Work Permit and Work Order) and pass it on to supervisor for approval.

Servier Industries Ireland, Arklow, Co. Wicklow

Maintenance Technician, Pharmaceutical 2002-2007


• Carry out repairs (using lathes, mills, welding plants etc), preventative maintenance and improvements in order to maximize the availability of machinery for production.


• Carry out repairs according to problems encountered, detected and reported by engineering or production personnel (on production line and tablet presses).

• Visually inspect equipment in order to give a first recommendation.

• Apply the norms of quality and safety during each intervention and afterwards, check that the production machinery operates correctly by performing running and safety checks.

• Support of the TPM (Total Preventative Maintenance) organization by suggesting improvements, prompt completion of assigned tasks and completion of relevant sections of the daily performance record sheet during changeovers, PM's etc.

Preventative Maintenance:

• Recommend to the Maintenance Supervisor or Engineering Stores person the needed items to order to ensure a continuous flow in the store.

• Carry out the operation (installation, controls, maintenance) according to the priorities defined by supervisor, technical hazards, the constraints of production and the manufacturer recommendations.

• Once the Safe Work Permit and Work Order have been received, act promptly within the constraints of production and safety, in order to minimize stoppage time and intervention costs.


• Carry in coordination with the production assistants, the format tool and software changes according to the production plan, while ensuring to minimize the time allocated to these changes.

Servier Industries Ireland, Arklow, Co. Wicklow

Engineering Technician, Pharmaceutical 1999-2002

• Responsible for carrying out Maintenance and Preventative Maintenance on the following utilities in the company:

1. Chemical Reactors

2. Deionised Water plant

3. Air handling units

4. Boilers

5. Generators

6. Chillers

7. Blenders

8. Neutralisation Water Pits

9. Compressors

10. Dust Extractors


Third Level:

2005-2006 Domestic Gas Installation G1-This course was designed to enable personnel who are skilled to work safely on domestic installations and non-domestic gas pipe work. The main aim of the course is to upgrade and knowledge of persons in gas safety features.

Subjects: Spillage Test, Pipe Sizing, Installation, Flue sizing, Ventilation and Safety

Result: Passed with Merit

1999-2002 National Craft Apprenticeship

Subjects: Fitting, Turning, Milling, Welding (Mig, Tig, Arc, Gas) Fluid Powered Systems, Technical Drawing, CNC, Robotics.

Result: Passed with Merit

1998-1999 Dundalk Institute of Technology- Electronic Engineering

Subjects: Mathematics. Science, Physics, Automatic Control, Digital Electronics, Electronic Circuits, Electrical Installations.

Result: Pass


Computers: Good computer literacy in most MS products

School: Head prefect 1996/1997

Interests: Sports enthusiast, Soccer, GAA football and Hurling.

Referees: On Request

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