Nikolov - Factory Worker - Dublin, Ireland

Nikolay Nikolov

Dublin, Ireland


Factory Worker


With 20 years experience as a Mechanical Engineer and 11 years experience as a Mechanical Technician,in a factory for bread,croissants,strudels and Bake Rolls,responsible for the maintenance and the properly functioning of the machines,I have developed a wide range of skills and gained invaluable experience which can be transferred into different work roles and environments.

Work History

Mechanical Engineering Technician


January 2003 - December 2012

CHIPITA - Bulgaria - one of the largest food manufacturers.
A leading company for bread, croissants, strudels and Bake Rolls.

• Provided maintenance on automated manufacturing machinery and worked towards continuous improvement of maintenance procedures
• Making regular checks on machinery to a planned schedule
• Reacted quickly to breakdowns, demonstrated ability to find faults and fix them promptly
• Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic and steam systems
• Checking and calibrating instruments, replacing parts on equipment as part of a routine maintenance plan
• Made sure company health and safety policies and procedures are adhered to at all times

Mechanical Engineer

Varna (Bulgaria)

February 1993 - December 2002

Bulyard - shipbuilding industry, Varna, Bulgaria - shipbuilding and ship-repair of different types of ships

• Lead a team of maintenance technicians and maintained high level of equipment reliability and minimised break-down times
• Provided continuous improvements in maintenance procedures and increased reliability and efficiency of service
• Ensured maintenance systems are in place and that equipment & facilities are maintained to standards as required
• Maintained positive team dynamics at all times by motivating and developing the team by managing it efficiently
• Gained technical knowledge of naval construction, mechanical engineering systems and equipment such as: transporting cranes, conveyors, flame-cutting machines, drilling machines, heating furnaces, hydraulic presses, plate-rolling machines, bending machines, welding machines, etc.

Mechanical Engineer

LUKOIL Neftohim Burgas AD

December 1983 - December 1992

Lukoil Neftohim Burgas AD, Burgas, Bulgaria - The largest oil refinery on the Balkan Peninsula.

• Responsible for maximising reliability and safety of the systems and equipment under my control and also investigating and establishing the root causes of failures of systems and equipment
• Maintained systems and equipment to mandatory standards and enhanced the effectiveness of maintenance procedures
• Produced clear and concise technical documentation in the form of specifications, test procedures, modification instructions and reports
• Developed and implemented product improvements
• Gained technical knowledge of pumps, crude heat exchanges, furnaces, fractionators, condensers, drums, kerosene and gas-oil strippers and also in the separation, conversion and chemical treatment refining processes

Qualifications & Certifications

Higher Institute of Mechanical Engineering,Sofia,Bulgaria

Business Management

University of National and World Economy

Higher Institute of Mechanical Engineering

Business Management

University of National and World Economy

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