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Facilities Engineer

Thornshaw Recruitment
Ireland (IE)
Start date
4 Jun 2024
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Operations, Facilities Management
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

On behalf of our client, a leading biopharma contract research organisation, we are currently recruiting for a Facilities Engineer

In this role, you will join the Facilities team providing support to the local site. As a Facilities Engineer/Lead Facilities Coordinator you will ensure the team is providing the best service for our building, ensuring routine schedules and/or new qualifications are completed, remedial maintenance support, site changes/expansions, performs and documents work in accordance with standard operating procedures and established maintenance schedules to meet regulatory requirements. Projects could include deployment of lab space, repurposing of lab space, working with vendors, to general soft facilities.


  • Work closely with the Facilities Manager on any facilities projects within the GMP labs.
  • Takes ownership to plan and schedule all maintenance and preventative maintenance activities, generates work orders, tracks and progresses work to completion, updating job details on the in-house system and progress to close stage.
  • Supporting the site needs, responding to communication from other departments in a timely manner. Responding to real time requests to provide technical and mechanical assistance. Organizes and implements daily work schedules, prioritizes and dispatches personnel to critical tasks.
  • Schedules work around operations to minimize impact to schedules, attends meeting with other departments to plan and schedule work.
  • Responsible for contractors on PMs and site change projects.
  • Performs daily walk throughs reviewing PMs & WO's to verify that tasks are being performed to the required expectations.
  • Keeping records in an audit ready state. Ensuring all required GMP and technical documentation is generated and assuring compliance with GMP guidelines and written procedures.
  • Manage and review service contracts. Generating quotations and providing competitive prices. Assisting with development of business objectives, plans and budgets.

Education and Experience:

  • Relevant educational qualification ideally to 3rd level.
  • Min. 3 years experience working in a Facilities/Maintenance role where you have responsibility for site maintenance, equipment maintenance (HVACs, boilers, etc), working with vendors, facilities and all related paperwork

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Decision making role. Good understanding of Lab operations and support needed within a GMP environment.
  • Experience with utilities such as HVACs, boilers, fume hoods, etc.
  • Experience with soft facilities.
  • Strong understanding of GMP.
  • Ability to adhere to laboratory policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to work with diverse workforce with multifaceted requirements.
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate resources to meet our customers needs.
  • Ability to work in a team environment without close supervision.

For full details contact Linda at +353 1 2784701 or email your CV to Thornshaw Scientific is a division of the CPL Group 



Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment was first established in 1999 and since then has become a leader in Scientific recruitment.  In 2005 we partnered with Cpl Resources, one of Europe’s most successful recruitment companies.

Our wealth of experience in specialised recruitment allows us to offer the right solution to each employer, whatever their recruitment requirements.

Over the years we have developed strong relationships with our clients in the market and we pride ourselves on our repeat business from clients.

Our Industries

We are a global provider and have been providing a reputable recruitment service to the Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Clinical Research, Medical Device, Engineering and Healthcare industries for over 20 years. 

Our Specialities

Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Medical Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Biostatistics, QC, Validation.

Our Mission


For further details on our services contact Tina at +353 1 2784701 or email


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