Job Detail

Location Sligo
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Fixed Term Contract
Contact Tommy McKeown

Engineering Technician API

Job ID: JOB-11460
Engineering Technician – Sligo 1-year fixed-term contract basis.

In this role, you will provide a Manufacturing Engineering service across API Operations to maximise manufacturing equipment while ensuring continual compliance with policies relating to Personnel, Quality, Engineering, Safety and Finance.



  • Ensure the performance of preventative and demand maintenance for manufacturing and utility equipment


  • Collaborate with Production to ensure equipment performance is maximized to meet the output and yield requirements.


  • Document and record activities carried out on relevant engineering procedures, preventative and demand maintenance


  • Partner with engineering personnel and contract maintenance providers in maintaining troubleshooting and installing/commissioning equipment


  • Facilitate the implementation of equipment projects, and complete PM’s on manufacturing/utility equipment


  • Document PM’s and Work Orders on the Maximo CMMS system


  • Support investigations on product quality issues where equipment performance needs to be assessed


  • Ensure site safety standards are met and safe working practices adhered to


  • Implement equipment/process upgrades in an environment of continuous improvement


  • Comply with all site GMP requirements


  • Ensure successful Regulatory, Division and Corporate audits


  • Provide out of hours on-call support as per the on-call rota when required


  • Support the site Maintenance Excellence Program to meet all requirements

Education and Experience:


  • Relevant Electrical, Mechanical trade exams or academic engineering qualification to Ordinary degree level at a minimum. Automation experience is an advantage. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a relevant industry at an equivalent position


  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a relevant industry at an equivalent position.


  • Detailed functional knowledge required for a wide range of manufacturing equipment is desirable. Example: Glass Lined and Hastelloy Reactors, Thermal Oxidizer, Filter Dryers, Vacuum Pumps. Universal Milling Machine, Isolators, Purified water systems, Air Handling Units and Utilities.


  • Strong competency on IT systems and documentation processes.

For further information on this role please contact Tommy McKeown on 086 0100903 /

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Tommy McKeown


Engineering Technician API

Tommy McKeown

Role Type Fixed Term Contract
Contact Tommy McKeown
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