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Reliability Engineer - Contract

Job Title: Reliability Engineer - Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Limerick
REF: 95559
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

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

Caroline Kingston
Telephone: 086 8395531

Reliability Engineer - Contract
Our client, a medical device company in Limerick are currently looking to recruit a Reliability Engineer for their site on a contract basis

  • Working as a Reliability Engineer, you will play a key role in developing and managing the equipment reliability program that supports the business in achieving the goal of delivering world class supply performance for the company.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Develop action plans to enhance mechanical integrity of key process plant.
  • Develop and lead a Reliability Centered Maintenance Program which targets continuous reductions in business critical equipment breakdowns and defects.
  • Work closely with the wider maintenance group and the operations team on the effective execution of the reliability program.
  • Develop and lead a Root Cause Failure Analysis Program to reduce general equipment breakdowns/defects and support maintenance personnel to conduct real time Root Cause Analysis.
  • Lead investigations/assignments into reliability problems using a data driven approach and develop/design appropriate solutions.
  • Develop and implement condition based monitoring and predictive maintenance techniques for the site program.
  • Establish reliability & work planning metrics/KPI's to monitor performance & improvement e.g. Preventative Maintenance / Corrective Maintenance Ratio, MTBF, MTTR, etc
  • Lead/support the investigation of equipment related deviations/incident reports where equipment reliability is identified as a probable root cause.
  • Liaise with equipment procurement team to establish appropriate preventive/predictive maintenance schedules to deliver reliable equipment performance
  • Support projects from reliability by design/RCM/FMEA/criticality analysis perspective to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new and modified installations.
  • Develop technician expertise on shift in understanding equipment performance and in their ability to fault find and repair problems that arise
  • Work alongside Maintenance Planner to ensure maintenance activity is directed at the most important fault areas.
  • Work with technician SMEs to ensure PMs are appropriate in reducing downtime.

  • Engineering Degree (Mechanical/Electrical/Chemical)
  • 5+ years experience in an engineering environment. Min 3 years experience in the maintenance function of a high volume manufacturing organisation.
  • Working in a maintenance group in a best practice manufacturing environment.
  • Familiar with principles and practices of preventative and predictive maintenance
  • Experience of a regulated manufacturing environment
For further information on this Principal Engineer role in Limerick please contact Caroline Kingston on 0868395531 / Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website –
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