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Maintenance Technician, Athlone



Athlone, Ireland 

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Biotech/Pharma, Science

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Job Description:

We are seeking applications for an experienced Maintenance Technician for our client, who is a leading biopharmaceutical company based in Athlone.

Daily duties will be guided by the Manufacturing Engineer in the area. The successful candidate, will report overall into the Snr. Manager for Manufacturing Engineering and the role will offer scope for both personal and career development.

Why you should apply:

  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a world class manufacturing operation, with an outstanding track record of reliably delivering high-quality medicines to patients around the world suffering serious illnesses.
  • There is a strong culture of continuous improvement and innovation within the company to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives.
  • Our client is developing the capability to produce all its medicines in Dublin, helping to ensure continuity of supply of our medicines as they expand internationally.

What you will be doing:

  • Proactively ensuring that all Environmental, Health and Safety responsibilities are carried out according to EHS regulations and procedures.
  • Provide support to new equipment installations and product introductions.
  • Maintaining the Maintenance Quality System by adherence to all relevant SOP’s, policies and cGMP requirements.
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks in accordance with site policies and procedures.
  • Responding to equipment breakdowns in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining spare parts, change parts and equipment both within Manufacturing Areas and in the Engineering Stores.
  • Ensure the Maintenance Management System is maintained correctly.
  • Utilising and maintaining IT systems as required, e.g. Computerized Calibration Systems and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for the Facilities and Maintenance group in relevant equipment and system root cause investigations and fill the role of lead investigator where required.
  • Assist in writing and revising Maintenance Standard Operating Procedures as required.
  • Filing and archiving of Facilities and Maintenance documentation.
  • Provide support to Operations, Validation, Engineering and Quality where required.
  • Complete training with new/junior Maintenance Technicians
  • Provide on-call support during operation, project and shutdown activities, as required.
  • Other duties as required.

What you need to apply:

  • Associate Degree and/or technical certification in a mechanical, electrical or related field is required.
  • 5+ years’ experience performing facilities and maintenance support activities in a cGMP commercial manufacturing environment, preferably with experience on some or all of the following: Downstream Processing (Ultra or Dia-filration), Vial Filling Equipment (Isolator or RABs technology)
  • Prior hands-on experience with CMMS and Computerized Calibration Systems.
  • Prior experience with Quality Management Systems.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the regulatory and GMP requirements for process equipment, instrumentation and calibration.
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma and lean systems is an advantage.
  • Ability to make informed and timely decisions that take into account the facts, goals, constraints, and risks associated.
  • A team player with a can do, pro-active attitude and a passion for improvement
Company Info
Team Horizon
1 Cedar Crescent, Cedar Park, Westport, Co. Mayo
Westport, Ireland
Phone: +353 98 50600
Web Site: http://www.teamhorizon.ie
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