• Job Ref: 16739
  • GPC Mobile: 086 189 3835
  • GPC Job Phone: 01 207 8990
  • salary: €70k - €80k

My client are currently seeking to recruit a Plant Engineer (Improvement Manager) in Dublin with a dual reporting line to the Plant Manager and the Group Maintenance Manager. You will manage and monitor all improvement projects for the plant and will be the relay for HSE management.


  • Put in place HSE improvements and regulations and monitor HSE regulatory constraints.
  • Assess operations of the Plant and make recommendations for process improvement including Cost/Benefit Analysis.
  • Develop process control automation and computer applications for process control.
  • Prepare reports on the process efficiency and failure investigation tests.
  • Help management to maintain the Plant within environmental and quality performance regulations.
  • Perform audits and contribute to month-end activity closely with the equipment suppliers, plant staff and Process Teams to ensure the successful operation of the plant.
  • Ensure that all quality targets are met at each phase of the cement manufacturing process.
  • Optimize the performance of the finish grinding systems and system performance through equipment studies and efficiency audits of all major equipment.
  • Work with the maintenance manager to schedule regular maintenance activities and major repairs based on production needs, equipment condition and availability.
  • Supervise external companies during maintenance stops or breakdowns when required.
  • Willingness to travel as role will require a small degree of travel between plants


  • Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or relevant related Engineering.
  • 5+ years direct experience in a mineral grinding, cement, or similar heavy manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering fundamentals and proficiency in Microsoft Office, PLC, SAP, TIS and AutoCAD.
  • The ideal candidate will possess a strong commitment to safety and have experience contributing to a positive, employee-oriented culture


  • €70k-€80k DOE
  • Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Educational Support

If you are a Plant Engineer considering a career move, please email or contact Eve on for a confidential discussion. GPC will not send any applicants CV s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin and has more than 25 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.

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    €70k - €80k

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