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Equipment Engineer

  • Job reference: 928728
  • Location: Dublin South, Dublin
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 19/11/2019

Orion Group Sciences are looking for an Equipment Engineer for our multinational pharmaceutical client based in the South of Dublin area on an initial 12-month contract with the potential to extend.


Job Purpose
The Packaging Project Equipment Engineer reports to the Senior Manager for Strategic Projects and is responsible for the development and implementation of maintenance programs associated with the introduction of new equipment.

Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Equipment Engineer for new Projects
  • Development and implementation of maintenance programs associated with the introduction of new equipment
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting equipment issues during start-up and qualification
  • Continuous improvement programs for equipment reliability and availability
  • Monitors equipment performance and develop and maintain metrics in relation to equipment reliability
  • Works in a collaborative manner with the Maintenance Supervisor and Technicians to ensure preventative maintenance program is effective
  • Responsible for Preventative Maintenance budget for equipment and spare parts inventory optimization
  • Works in a collaborative manner with Manufacturing Technical Support on yield and quality improvement projects
  • Works in a collaborative manner within the Process Teams structure and contributes to investigations, Cross Functional Investigations etc.
  • Interacts with Maintenance Technicians, Project Engineers and Vendors to perform equipment upgrade and/or retrofits
  • Responsible for safe working practices within their area

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical) or Relevant Experience
  • Typically, 3+ years engineering experience in an aseptic pharmaceutical environment
  • Previous experience with Labelling and Packaging Equipment would be an advantage
  • Demonstrated experience in a GDP Compliant environment

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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