Engineering , Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Shift Support Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Waterford
  • 41956751

PE Global is currently recruiting for a Shift Support Engineer for a leading multi-national Pharma company based in Waterford.

This is a 4 cycle shift.


  • Provide technical guidance on both mechanical and controls related issues to ensure personnel engaged in operationsmaintenance activities have sufficient knowledge to perform their assigned tasks
  • Document issues and fixes in technical shift hand-over document to capture mechanical and controls issues and actions
  • Utilise Lean Six Sigma tools to review and analyse data for uptime, yield and performance and lead actions to improve key business metrics
  • Attend shift Tier meetings, and lead daily technical actions relating to equipment performance
  • Liaise with Manufacturing team to coordinate resources in alignment with priorities
  • Co-ordinate the execution of planned and unplanned maintenance activities on shift
  • Fault-finding troubleshooting of equipment and process issues.
  • Work with Line Engineers to identify and eliminate repetitious machine failures and action key performance detractors
  • Support NC/CAPA or other Quality investigations as appropriate
  • Implement improvements under change control.
  • Present, where appropriate, technical data to internal/external audit and inspection groups.
  • Ensure Health and Safety Regulations and Procedure are adhered to always for self and others.
  • Develop relevant engineering documentation including work instructions, SOPs, validations & engineering studies




  • Level 8 Engineering Degree – Electronic or Mechanical preferred
  • Relevant experience in a highly automated, high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Prior Six sigma experience preferred
  • Good problem-solving abilities – able to identify facts, consider alternative approaches and evaluate the most appropriate action

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Niamh on +353 21 4520313 or alternatively send an up to date CV to “Your email address”

***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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