Maintenance Technician

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We are currently seeking a Maintenance Technician for our client, a pharmaceutical company based in Dublin West.

This is a permanent, full time role joining a team working on a 4-cycle shift rotation. Salary will depend on experience.

The purpose of this role is to provide hands on maintenance and facilities support functions as part of a small maintenance team to all departments in line with company target.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • In this role, you will maintain equipment/facilities to a high standard to reduce production downtime and will be involved in continuous improvement projects to enhance compliance, improved productivity and reducing costs within the plant.
  • Supervise/Co-ordinate all contractors on site and ensure all are contractor personnel are trained before work is carried out on site.
  • Ensure strict compliance of GMP and Standard Operating Procedures during the diagnosis, repair and maintenance of mechanical, electrical and electronic plant and systems associated with producing the finished pharmaceutical product.
  • Preparation and set-up of filling equipment to ensure a timely and efficient production run / change over.
  • Perform training of Operators and Technicians on preparation and set-up of CVG equipment to ensure a timely and efficient production run / changeover.
  • Identify and participate in process improvements / investigations and project work.
  • Participate in review and amendment of documentation pertinent to role.
  • Identify and Initiate Deviations / Change Controls and follow up where applicable.
  • Develop, Administrate and operate the planned preventative maintenance system, PEMAC.
  • Maintain an effective spare parts programme, for all plant and equipment. Maintain and operate the B.M.S system and mailed work requests system
  • Be responsible for the efficient operation and maintenance of the HVAC and Utility equipment.
  • Ensure minimum equipment downtime through preventative and corrective maintenance.
  • Ensure proper documentation in line with Good Engineering Practices for all equipment.

Skills /Experience

  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role in a factory based/plant facilities maintenance preferably in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Diploma in Mechanical or building services engineering or full/part qualified mechanical / electrical apprenticeship (Senior Trades)
  • Ability to interpret/design HVAC and Utility schematics and drawings
  • Good knowledge of GMP
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, PEMAC
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities under tight timelines while maintaining quality.
  • Structured way of working & strong organisational skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Strong Team player
  • Strong Commitment to quality and compliance
  • Fluent English speaker

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