Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Maintenance Planner

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Cork
  • 41829243

PE Global are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Planner on behalf of a leading multinational pharmaceutical based in Cork for an 11 month contract.

The Maintenance Planner will be responsible for planning, scheduling and coordinating routine and non-routine maintenance activities within the site Utilities Dept. Working closely with Operations, the Maintenance Planner will form part of the overall site goal of maximizing asset performance.

Activities within Role:

  • Responsible and accountable for the safe accomplishment of daily activities within the maintenance department, whilst following all statutory, environmental, regulatory (cGMP), corporate site and department practices and procedures.
  • Ensures compliance by ensuring that the required maintenance (quality, ehs and statutory) works are completed as per required dates.
  • Prepare the weekly maintenance schedule as required from the site CMMS system.
  • Ensure that required materials required for all scheduled works are available.
  • Arrange and organize any specialized aids such as scaffolding, SME resource etc required to assist with the execution of the planned schedule.
  • Engages with production to ensure that the required time to execute maintenance is built into the production schedules.
  • Delivers analysis of the weekly KPIs for the dept.
  • Lead and chair weekly schedule review meetings where weekly KPIs are reviewed and action plans as appropriate are put in place.
  • Maintain a 6 week look ahead plan.
  • Ensure that the backlog is maintained to an acceptable standard and all follow on work orders are scheduled in for completion.
  • Managing technical documentation, such that all relevant vendor documentation is available to Department.
  • Developing maintenance procedures and equipment files. Assisting with generation, review and revision of maintenance documentation as necessary.
  • Assisting in the management of maintenance contracts and contractors.
  • Assisting in the selection of appropriate spare parts to ensure maximum availability of equipment.
  • Ensuring completion of all documentation in compliance with site procedures and GDP.
  • Supporting investigation and resolution of problems.
  • Participating in Cross-Functional teams as necessary.


Qualifications, Skills & Experience Required  



  • Trades qualified, or have a Diploma or Degree in Engineering or an equivalent technical discipline.
  • 3+ Years working in a similar role in a regulated manufacturing environment



  • Scientific or technical qualification in either mechanical, electrical, instrumentation & controls, utilities engineering.
  • Maintenance experience within a GMP regulated environment.
  • Experience of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience of SAP.
  • Supervisory experience.

Skill-Set Expected:

  • Ability to work on own initiative to resolve issues.
  • Ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines.
  • Negotiating and influencing skills
  • Mechanical/Electrical/Instrument/Utilities aptitude.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Results and performance driven.
  • Adaptable and flexible.

Please click the link below to apply, call Laura on 0214297900 or alternatively send an up to date CV***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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