Engineering & Electronics

Maintenance Technician

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Cork
  • 41961949

PE Global is currently recruiting for a Maintenance Technician for our biopharmaceutical client in Cork. This is an initial 12-month contract, onsite role.

Reporting to the Maintenance Business Unit Manager the Maintenance Technician will be responsible for the hands-on maintenance and calibration of manufacturing equipment and the hands-on operation, maintenance and calibration of utility and facility equipment. Working within Manufacturing process teams, the maintenance technicians will form part of the overall site goal of maximizing asset performance.

 

 

GENERAL SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES

 

EHS

  • Responsible and accountable for the safe accomplishment of all activities within the manufacturing process team, whilst following all statutory, environmental, regulatory (cGMP), corporate site and department practices and procedures.
  • Reporting any EHS incidents and/or near misses.
  • Developing and looking after the maintenance and calibration workshops, ensuring housekeeping standards are constantly met.
  • Ensuring that housekeeping standards in the entire facility are maintained to a very high standard.
  • Electrical/Mechanical Isolation of equipment to ensure equipment is safe to work on.

 

Technical Support

  • Providing day cover on-site for maintenance and utilities cover as required.
  • Carrying out all routine and non-routine tasks as per manufacturing process team schedule.
  • Supporting maintenance process team activities, as per maintenance schedule.
  • Repairing equipment malfunctions (mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, automation, civil).
  • Executing site preventive maintenance routines.
  • Calibration of instrumentation
  • Assisting in construction, commissioning and qualification of equipment.
  • Developing maintenance procedures and equipment files. Assisting with generation, review and revision of maintenance documentation as necessary.
  • Selecting of appropriate spare parts to ensure maximum availability of equipment.
  • Operating all site utilities and facilities equipment safely and efficiently, whilst maximizing uptime.
  • Collecting and analysing equipment data to report on equipment performance.
  • Assisting with rolling shutdown preparation and execution.
  • Assisting Engineering in executing projects.
  • Managing maintenance contracts and working with/supporting contractors.
  • Training other process team members in maintenance procedures and techniques, as required.
  • Assisting in maintenance stores operations, as required.
  • Assisting in other process team operations, as required.

 

Planning and Control

  • Planning tasks as required.
  • Executing the maintenance plan.

 

Compliance

  • Preparing and maintaining all calibration documentation (Instrument lists, calibration procedures, equipment files, calibration certificates, etc.) in compliance with cGMP regulatory requirements.
  • Operating all site utilities to required cGMP standards (USP, EU, etc.).
  • Maintaining all equipment to cGMP standards.
  • Maintaining timely, consistent and precise records of all maintenance work done on the CMMS – SAP.
  • Completing all documentation in compliance with site procedures and GDP.
  • Reporting non conformances and deviations promptly to the management to ensure compliance with EHS and GMP requirements.
  • Ensuring that personal training requirements are completed in compliance with site procedures.

 

Continuous Improvement

  • Supporting investigation and resolution of problems.
  • Familiarization with and adoption of ME2 and maintenance best practices at all times.
  • Undertaking training to keep skills up to date.

 

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES / INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTION

 

  • Participate in process teams as necessary to support site goals.
  • Be familiar with daily activities in all areas of maintenance and manufacturing.
  • Facilitate an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Participate in investigations in work area as necessary.
  • Support training of other technicians.
  • Collaboration and teamwork.
  • Initiative and motivation.
  • Share ideas and suggestions for improvement and encourage others to do the same.

 

ORGANISATIONAL INTERFACES

 

Interface with maintenance department (Engineer, Specialist, Lead, Leader).

Contact with Quality, Logistics and Training departments.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

 

Essential

  • Trades qualified, or have a Diploma or higher award in Engineering or Instrumentation and Physics.

 

Desirable

  • 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 Delta V, BMS, PLC and SCADA systems
  • Experience of SAP.

 

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to operate as part of a team.
  • Customer focus.
  • Innovative.
  • Mechanical/Electrical/Instrument/Utilities aptitude.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Results and performance driven.
  • Adaptable and flexible.

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 paul.wheatley@peglobal.net

 

***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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