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Engineering Technician

Thornshaw Recruitment
Dublin (City), Leinster (IE)
Depending on experience
Start date
17 Nov 2021
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, GMP
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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Job Details

On behalf of my client, a global pharmaceutical company in Dublin, we have a vacancy for a Permanent  Engineering Technician within the Maintenance Team. This role will directly report to the Maintenance Supervisor. This role is a shift role.

Based within the Dublin manufacturing facility, the overall responsibility of the technician will be to complete all maintenance activites as required on site.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:  

To work as an Engineering Technician and perform the following day to day duties within the Sterile Operations Business Unit to  agreed standards and run rates:

  • Machine Changeovers
  • Diagnose and repair machine breakdowns
  • Complete all CMMS duties
  • Schedule and plan work
  • Give support to operations team as necessary
  • Focus on delivering to the desired schedule and to reduce downtime
  • Complete activities assigned in business unit SOPs

To ensure that all work is:

  • Performed to a high-quality standard according to the company’s rules and regulations, GMP and GEP requirements and to the company’s change control procedures
  • Performed to the highest safety standards   adhering to company safety procedures and    policies
  • Executed in a timely manner to agreed standards and procedures

To perform the following tasks in CMMS:

  • Generate and print work orders
  • Complete work orders and enter all relevant information
  • Enter work orders into history
  • Enter work order numbers in line logbooks
  • Develop and update work orders
  • Develop and update spare parts
  • Complete PMs to maintain the equipment and keep accurate records of same  

To assist in the development of technical training and in delivering training to all business unit and operations department members

To attend any training and further education courses as appropriate

To ensure all Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions are adhered to

Develop and/or assist in machine improvements and identify and become involved in all continuous  improvement’s projects aimed at optimizing equipment effectiveness

Skills & Experience


Minimum 5 years relevant industrial experience working as a maintenance fitter/engineering technician within Pharma/Medical Device or Food Production is required.

You must have completed time as an apprentice and must hold the appropriate trade certificates.

Strong understanding of GMP and a right first time approach is a must.

For full details contact Zoe at +353 1 2784671 or email your CV to

Thornshaw Scientific is a division of the CPL Group


Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment has been providing a reputable recruitment service to the Biopharmaceutical, Pharmaceutical, Clinical Research, Medical Device, Food and Healthcare industries for over 15 years.

Our strategic focus has always been to grow the business in a way which has ensured the quality of our service has never been compromised. In 2005 Thornshaw was acquired by Cpl Resources, one of Europe’s most successful recruitment companies.

Find Us
00 353 (1) 278 4671
Barton House
6 Old Dublin Road
Co. Dublin
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