• 14 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny, R95 F727, Ireland
  • +353 56 779 0100
  • info@prochem.ie
  • North Valley Business Centre, Cork, T23 KC67, Ireland     +353 21 206 6178     info@prochem.ie
  • Maintenance & Reliability Engineer – Co. Tipperary

    Role Purpose:


    • Our client, based in Co. Tipperary, is looking for a Maintenance & Reliability Engineer to join their busy pharmaceutical facility.
    • Reporting to the API Reliability & Systems Lead, the Maintenance & Reliability Engineer operates within a team based, continuous improvement environment within the Engineering C0E (Centre of Excellence) and work closely with colleagues within the Maintenance, IPT (Integrated Production Team), Projects & relevant departments and vendors.


    Core Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Develop the PPM (Planned and Predictive Maintenance) system including writing job plans and assigning maintenance frequencies (SAP & Procal).
    • Develop and maintain SOPs for compliance in the Engineering Department.
    • Support the implementation maintenance best practice methodologies/technologies including LSS processes e.g. creation of standard work for routine maintenance activities.
    • Lead equipment criticality assessments in developing new maintenance strategies/plans for new assets.
    • Develop multi-year Reliability roadmap and execution with close collaboration/partnership with key cross-functional stakeholders
    • Lead technical Root Cause Analysis events, incident investigations related to manufacturing equipment/systems to prevent recurrence of asset or process failures.
    • Drive condition-based monitoring programs such as vibration, thermography, oil analysis and other predictive analyses and interpretation of results.
    • Complete spares assessments and be involved in the management of MRO stores.
    • Employ business analytics to assess performance and identify improvement opportunities for Equipment Reliability, Effective Maintenance Execution, Condition Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance.
    • Work with the Maintenance & Project Engineering to ensure the reliability maintainability of new and modified installations.
    • Develop and manage Engineering Systems such as Mechanical Integrity, F-gas, Lifting and Pressure/Statutory inspections.


    Education & Qualifications Required:


    • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering or other Technical discipline or a trade / 3rd level qualification in a relevant discipline with relevant experience working in a similar environment.
    • 3 years or more experience working in a similar role, preferably in manufacturing GMP with a strong compliance mindset.
    • Knowledge of GMP / EHS guidelines & Legislation, Plant Maintenance systems (e.g. SAP / Procal).
    • Experience / proficiency in document management systems and office applications.
    • Knowledge and experience of CMMS systems, ideally SAP & Procal.
    • Understanding of continuous improvement tools and reliability methodologies; RCA, FMECA, RBAM, 8-step problem solving etc.
    • Knowledge of maintenance systems, maintenance techniques (e.g. preventative & predictive maintenance CBM) and their applications.
    • Communication, decision making and problem-solving skills with a proven track record for effectively collaborating and working well within a team.
    • Analytical mindset, data driven with attention to detail on systems.


    To Apply: Quote – PE23072


    If you would like to discuss this vacancy or to discuss your career and other job opportunities in confidence, contact us:

    14 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny, R95 F727, Ireland.
    +353 56 77 90100

    Click here to submit your CV

    Please note, we do not require agency assistance with this role.