Pharmaceutical Maintenance Engineer

Dublin (County), Leinster (IE)
Negotiable depending on experience
13 Jan 2021
12 Feb 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer for a new opportunity based within a pharmaceutical company in North Dublin.
This full-time permanent role will be responsible for the monitoring and progression of projects daily.


  • Managing and delivering a range of process, regulatory, energy and safety projects on site.
  • Effective communication with site personnel in relation to the planning and implementation of maintenance activities and/or projects.
  • Monitor, inspect and verify the correct operation of manufacturing, utilities and environmental plant and equipment.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot plant and equipment.
  • Manage and control all work orders within the area of their responsibility.
  • Review, modify and implement PPM activities as identified.
  • Liaise directly with the Site Manager and the clients Team Leaders and Senior Operators to agree on schedules and the priority of works.
  • Participate in the site Operational Excellence program and all other client site systems.
  • Implementation of lean techniques in the running & coordination of maintenance and project activities.
  • Timely generation, review, circulation and processing of all Track Wise records (RTC’s, deviations, incidents and CAPA’s).
  • Timely generation and origination of ESCR’s as necessary.
  • Investigate issues, identify maintenance & engineering solutions and implement as required
  • Provide regular structured reporting to the Site Manager in relation to all issues and progress
  • Ensure the client’s Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) are achieved.
  • Ensuring all works are carried out in a safe, clean and efficient manner while complying at all times with the client’s relevant standards, policies, rules, procedures, quality and permit to work systems.
  • Reporting any concerns or issues that may jeopardise the successful operation and/or continuous manufacturing on site or impact upon the client’s operations or support 
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary for the efficiency of the business.


  • Degree qualified, in an Engineering discipline  
  • Minimum of 6 years’ industrial experience, preferably in a GMP environment  
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of principal engineering systems, process equipment, site utilities and facilities
  • Good working knowledge of lean maintenance techniques along with a solid understanding of start up and maintenance requirements for plant
  • A thorough knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and compliance measures
  • Experience in negotiating with and managing external contractors
  • Highly experienced in the management of small to medium sized projects 
  • Proficient level of IT literacy
  • Highly organised with the ability to multitask and work to strict deadlines
  • Excellent communication and information gathering skills, with fluent English

If you are interested in applying for this role, please call Zoe on +353 1 2784671 or email
Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group.

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