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  • Utilities Engineer – Dublin

    Role Summary:

     

    • Our client, a world leading pharmaceutical company are currently seeking an experience Utilities Engineer to join their established team in Blanchardstown, Dublin.
    • The selected candidate will become the primary owner for various mechanical systems.
    • Acts as an advocate for engineering continuous improvement activities.
    • Ownership of equipment/systems in a GMP regulated manufacturing setting.
    • Ownership and tracking of engineering key performance indicators (KPI’s) for the utility areas.
    • Take the lead in troubleshooting and problem solving on process equipment while providing coaching and mentoring to other engineering, maintenance and operations staff.
    • Review of executed maintenance activity and identify improvements to the maintenance job plan content.
    • Lead technical root cause analysis, incident investigations and troubleshooting issues related to utility equipment/systems.
    • Support a safe working environment by complying with all pertinent environmental health/safety practice, rules and regulations.
    • Promote regulatory compliance and alignment of the site with the Business Unit Engineering strategies and objectives.
    • Ensure a commitment to safety, quality and operational excellence at a competitive cost.
    • Understand system reliability and availability and manage any scheduled or unscheduled down-time and the associated risk.

     

    Core Duties and Responsibilities:

     

    • This position will also be responsible for supporting the identification and implementation of continuous process improvements.
    • Plan and manage day-to-day technical support work on process and associated equipment to meet manufacturing or plant shutdown schedules while maintaining a high level of GMP compliance and being cost efficient.
    • Lead and support system improvements, development of specifications, engineering documents and standard operating procedures.
    • Implement equipment and maintenance reliability improvements.
    • Development and implementation of area / equipment improvement plans to repeat failures and other maintenance problems.
    • Review of executed maintenance activity and identify improvements to the maintenance job plan content.
    • The position requires effective cross-functional collaboration with internal partners including Site Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, Technical Operations, and Quality and external contractors.
    • Provide support to Manufacturing, Validation, and Maintenance on process equipment and clean utilities when required.
    • Provide support and participate in regulatory inspections.
    • Provide Engineering expertise in trouble shooting activities to support manufacturing during process transfer activities or deviation investigations.
    • Identify and support process optimization initiatives and address opportunities for efficiency and capacity improvements in all areas of manufacturing.
    • In conjunction with approved vendors, research new processes and/or systems for maintenance/manufacture of equipment and implement new processes and systems as developed under the direction of the Operations Manager.

     


     

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

     

    • A third level degree in Process Engineering or similar discipline.
    • Minimum of 5 – 10 years relevant experience working in a technical engineering role in the Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology industry.
    • Strong technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with vendors and resolve issues in a timely and structured manner.
    • Organized analytical thinker with strong attention to detail.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including technical writing.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with vendors and resolve issues in a timely and structured manner.
    • Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to present and explain data to both technical and non-technical forums.

     


     

    To Apply:

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

    GC North Valley Business Centre, Old Mallow Road, Cork, T23 KC67, Ireland.

    +353 21 2066178
    recruitment@prochem.ie

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