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Maintenance Engineer - Contract - Cork - 102547

Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cork
Date: 7/02/2019
Job Reference: 102547
Contact Name: Caroline Kingston
Contact Email:

Job Description

Maintenance Engineer - Contract
Our client, pharma company in Cork are currently looking to recruit Maintenance Reliability Engineer for their site on a contract basis.

The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for the operation and compliance of
site manufacturing equipment and utilities.
Working closely with Operations and Engineering, the Maintenance Engineer will form part of the overall site goal of maximizing asset performance.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication, written and oral
  • Working on own initiative to achieve both individual and team targets
  • Excellent team player with strong customer focus
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Innovative

As a Maintenance Engineer, your typical activities will include:
  • Facilitate the achievement of area goals
  • Liaise, where appropriate, with external regulatory agencies
  • Facilitate communication and act as point of contact
  • Provide coaching and feedback to reliability team
  • Facilitate an environment of continuous improvement
  • Resource planning and anticipation of future planning requirements in the area
  • Facilitate the prioritisation of activities and provide guidance to the team
  • Facilitate and ensure training compliance in area

  • Responsible and accountable for the safe accomplishment of daily activities within the maintenance team, whilst following all statutory, environmental, regulatory (cGMP), corporate site and team practices and procedures
Technical Support
  • Monitoring of operations to ensure optimum energy efficiency and uptime
  • Providing technical assistance to maintenance personnel and other departments as required
  • Developing reliability procedures and equipment files. Assisting with generation, review and revision of maintenance documentation as necessary
  • Developing and managing the critical equipment list
  • Optimising the site preventive maintenance programme (RCM/FMECA based)
  • Developing and managing the condition monitoring programme
  • Assisting in the selection of appropriate spare parts
  • Developing and managing the site mechanical integrity program
Planning and Control
  • Attending daily operations meeting
  • Prioritising and coordinating daily work
  • Assisting in preparing maintenance budget and management of maintenance costs
  • Managing the operation equipment to required cGMP standards
  • Continuously driving cGMP awareness in maintenance operations
  • Ensuring completion of all documentation in compliance with site procedures and GDP
  • Managing deviations and change requests promptly to ensure compliance with EHS and GMP requirements
  • Ensuring that department training requirements are completed in compliance with site procedures
Continuous Improvement
  • Analysing equipment data to report on equipment performance and compliance
  • Eliminating re-occurring equipment problems
  • Supporting investigation and resolution of problems
  • Familiarisation with and adoption of Manage Asset Business Standard, RCM and maintenance best practices at all times
  • Carrying out all routine and non-routine tasks delegated by maintenance management according to appropriate procedures and standards
  • Optimising costs whilst maintaining team performance
Be vital:
To be part of this high performing team you will have great attention to detail and have
  • Previous cGMP and Maintenance experience preferred
  • Degree or higher award in Mechanical or other Engineering discipline or relevant industry experience
  • SAP experience is an asset
  • Team player with an ability to work independently
  • Strong organizational abilities and a hands-on mentality
  • RCM experience desirable
  • Utilities management experience desirable
  • Focus on patients and customers at all times

For further information on this Maintenance Engineer role in Cork please contact Caroline Kingston on 086 8395531 /

All applicants must have a working visa for Ireland for this contract role

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