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Mechanical, Automation and Maintenance Fitting Apprentice

Co. Limerick, Ireland
Start date
26 May 2024
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

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Manufacturing, Engineering
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

The Apprenticeship Programme is crafted to provide apprentices with the required knowledge, skills and competence to perform as a qualified craftsperson. Under the mentorship of expert Technicians, the Apprentice is primarily responsible to provide a support service to the site as part of the Technical Operations team specializing in Mechanical, Automation and Maintenance fitting activities.

Under the mentorship of expert Technicians, a typical day might look like the following:
  • Completing all training, both on and off-site phases as per SOLAS Mechanical, Automation and Maintenance Fitting Apprenticeship training programme curriculum.
  • Providing Mechanical/Automation and Maintenance fitting support to the Technical Operations, Quality Assurance, Automation, Engineering and Operations teams or any other area as the need arises.
  • Responsible for installation, testing and troubleshooting site mechanical systems, PLC’s (Programmable Logic Controllers), plant and machine diagnostics, and carry out assigned mechanical duties.
  • Completing both scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities on plant and equipment.
  • Actioning planned maintenance activities on a range of bioprocess equipment.
  • Carrying out bench fitting, workshop machine operation, turning duties.
  • Carrying out Thermal Processes, welding, fabrication and grinding duties.
  • Complying with site Environmental, Health and Safety policies and strive to maintain an accident-free environment.
  • Ensuring documentation of maintenance activities to current GxP standards both in paper-based records and the computerized maintenance system.
  • Following current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs).

This role might be for you if:
  • You have a strong technical aptitude.
  • You enjoy hands on learning.
  • You want to work in an environment that promotes continuous learning and development.
  • You want real world experience across all areas of a large Biopharmaceutical worksite.
  • Enjoy working as part of a successful team.

To be considered for this opportunity you should have a Leaving Certificate qualification to include a math’s and a science or engineering subject as a minimum. Previous work experience or completion of a pre-apprenticeship course would be viewed as an advantage.


Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first step towards living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides comprehensive benefits, which often include (depending on location) health and wellness programs, fitness centers, equity awards, annual bonuses, and paid time off for eligible employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or parental status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. The Company will also provide reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities or chronic illnesses of an otherwise qualified applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of the Company's business.

For roles in which the hired candidate will be working in the U.S., the salary ranges provided are shown in accordance with U.S. law and apply to U.S.-based positions. For roles which will be based in Japan and/or Canada, the salary ranges are shown in accordance with the applicable local law and currency. If you are outside the U.S, Japan or Canada, please speak with your recruiter about salaries and benefits in your location.

Please note that certain background checks will form part of the recruitment process. Background checks will be conducted in accordance with the law of the country where the position is based, including the type of background checks conducted. The purpose of carrying out such checks is for Regeneron to verify certain information regarding a candidate prior to the commencement of employment such as identity, right to work, educational qualifications etc.


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