Engineering Technician


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Location Sligo
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Dominic Courtney

Engineering Technician

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Job ID: JOB-12178
Engineering Technician

Finding the right company that aligns with your career aspirations and values is so important. It’s worth taking the time to get this right.

This Engineering Technician job opportunity located in Sligo is one of those stand positions that don’t come along every day.

Let us tell you more…

As their new Engineering Technician, you will support site pharma operations to maximize the availability and reliability of pharma equipment to produce biologics. So if you are passionate about technology and want to build your technical expertise in the field of biologics, read on….

Here’s a snapshot of what your role would be:

  • Participating in design and process project conversations to ensure reliability by design is built in prior to equipment arrival.
  • Owning and preparing, preventative and predictive maintenance for new pharma equipment being installed and approval of these procedures on Maximo.
  • Completion and documentation of PM’s and pDM’s on manufacturing equipment in to Maximo while owning and ensuring that commissioning spare parts are received and cataloged and that critical spare parts are identified and once received, cataloged.
  • Active Participation in Factory Acceptance testing, Site Acceptance Testing and commissioning and qualification of equipment.
  • Review and approve process related commissioning, qualification and validation protocols for completeness and accuracy. Execute protocols in a timely basis to meet the project schedule requirements
  • Review and approve process flow diagrams (PFDs), specifications, layouts and P&ID’s.Ensuring proactive high performance of day to day preventative and demand maintenance activity to maintain manufacturing and utility equipment.
  • Liasing with operations, quality and technical operations to ensure equipment and process performance is maximized while maintaining records and documentation on relevant Engineering Procedures and preventative/ demand maintenance.
  • Liaising with Internal/External Engineering Personnel and contract maintenance providers in maintaining troubleshooting, and installing/commissioning equipment.
  • Completion of instrument calibration as per schedule.
  • Take ownership of the site’s Predictive Maintenance program, through managing and developing the outsourced condition monitoring contracts, implementing recommendations, and tracking to closure.
  • Implementation of equipment/process upgrade in an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Support the Production Team in ensuring that manufacturing equipment is maintained to meet the output and yield requirements.
  • Supervision of external contractors.

So what education and experience do you need?

  • You will have a relevant Trade Qualification or engineering qualification to Cert level at a minimum (Diploma/Degree Preferred) with minimum of 3 years in a highly regulated manufacturing (Pharma/Biologics) environment required
  • Proven problem solving ability on complex equipment
  • Proven instrumentation/PLC troubleshooting ability

For more information on this Engineering Technician role in Sligo please contact Dominic Courtney on +353 868395533 or email

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Dominic Courtney


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Engineering Technician

Dominic Courtney

Role Type Permanent
Contact Dominic Courtney
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