Engineering & Electronics

Electrical Lead Technician

  • Contract
  • South Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
  • 41982257

PE Global is currently recruiting for an Electrical Lead Technician for our biopharmaceutical client in South Dublin. This is a permanent, onsite role.

About the role:

  • Ensure safety of sites electrical systems
  • Provide next level electrical/equipment Subject Matter Expert support to Maintenance Technicians for main issues
  • Champion electrical safe working practices and guides continuous improvement of LOTO system
  • Provide SME support for Projects and Shutdown Planning
  • Expected Takeda leadership behaviours


How you will contribute:

Maintenance Programs

  • Manage sites electrical preventative maintenance program
  • Manage sites ATEX inspection and maintenance program


Technician Training

  • Support upskilling of Maintenance Technicians in troubleshooting electrical problems
  • Develop and deliver OJT training modules


Main Issue Support

  • Take the lead on resolving electrical issues downtime
  • Provide hands-on support for urgent breakdowns and plant issues


Work Order Review

  • Review work orders associated with electrical issues or repair
  • Ensure work completed to the appropriate standards


EHS Champion

  • Champion electrical safe working practices
  • Identify hazard observations (records in Beacon system)
  • Support/Leads(as required) Beacon event investigations
  • Guide assigned resolution actions
  • Support risk assessments
  • Electrical Permit Authorizer


Agile Advocate

  • Support RCA’s relating to electrical equipment / Lead RCA’s where required
  • Improve of permitting and LOTO system
  • Improve sites electrical SOPs/Job Plans/Standard Works
  • Support Equipment/Reliability Engineers on downtime reduction and improved asset care
  • Champion use of predictive technologies to help reduce downtime and shutdown windows


Project Support

  • Provide support on electrical equipment design, operation, and maintenance
  • Provide support on recommended spares holding
  • Author updates required to electrical maintenance procedures
  • Shutdown Planning
  • Support Planner/Scheduler in planning electrical aspects of shutdown
  • Manage shutdown contractors
  • Support LOTO of equipment
  • Major Downtime Coordination and Communication
  • Support Maintenance Technician’s on communications for major break downs
  • Provide electrical SME support
  • Attend all Maintenance Tier Meetings
  • Represent Maintenance at Production/Packaging Tier Meetings



  • Maintain electrical drawings for the site
  • Maintain CMMS (SAP) with preventative maintenance routines for electrical equipment
  • Ensure all electrical maintenance and testing is documented
  • Ensure correct spares are specified and maintained at levels to maintain operations
  • Collaborate with EHS to ensure close out of investigations and associated actions
  • Manage small E&I projects – secondments to larger projects
  • Provide oversight of all electrical contractors on site
  • Participate in site EHS programmes concerning risk management and risk reduction
  • Lead by example regarding electrical hazard observation and elimination


Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise

  • Knowledge of ETCI regulations, ATEX, safe work practices, cGxP regulations and LEAN maintenance



  • Live the Leadership behaviours
  • Maintenance, Engineering, Automation, Spare Parts,
  • Production/Manufacturing, EHS



  • Champion use of predictive technologies to help reduce downtime and shutdown windows



  • Multiproduct OSD facility with both production and packaging related equipment


What you bring to the role:

  • Apprenticeship as Electrician or technical school degree/diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • 5 years’ plus experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment with maintenance experience being a distinct advantage
  • Experience with PLC’s, instrumentation and controls desirable
  • Pharmaceutical experience a distinct advantage
  • Knowledgeable of codes and standards concerning electrical safety
  • Experienced and can maintain ATEX equipment
  • In-depth knowledge of electrical safe work practices
  • Experienced in contractor management and management
  • Read and interpret Loop, P&ID, Wire, and Electrical drawings
  • Author/owner of electrical maintenance SOPs and job plans
  • Investigations, perform RCA’s and implement change controls
  • Compliance mindset and ensures all work documented
  • Safe working practices and electrical safety management
  • Experience using Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) / SAP an advantage
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)


On offer:

Competitive Salary

Full Healthcare Cover – includes dependents

Pension Scheme

Attractive Bonus

Subsidised canteen

Parking facilities with electric car charging points

Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

Educational Assistance

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Paul Wheatley on 083 094 0199 or alternatively send an up-to-date CV to


***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***

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