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Mechanical Reliability Engineer

Co. Limerick, Ireland
Start date
10 Jun 2024
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

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

Job Details

Within this role you will be responsible for providing support, direction and subject matter expertise on mechanical reliability issues to Facilities Production, Utilities and HVAC teams. Evaluating current mechanical plant equipment for reliability and assesses alternative options available. Maintaining data of current equipment performance to identify and prevent potential reliability issues & implement reliability monitoring programs to provide maximum uptime of equipment.

As a Mechanical Reliability Engineer, a typical day might include, but is not limited to, the following:
  • Leading reliability improvements to identify opportunities in advance to support planned and predictive replacement vs reactive replacement using existing & developing technologies
  • Providing support, direction and subject matter expertise on Mechanical Reliability issues
  • Producing and implementing the site reliability policies for all equipment and systems, ensuring all planned routines are correctly specified and critical spares are available to allow the maintenance team to effectively complete tasks
  • Conducting troubleshooting for complex issues with plant equipment issues and associated systems, identifying and recommending corrective actions
  • Analysing equipment failure data to identify patterns and trends
  • Leading engineering root cause analysis and implementation of long-term engineering solutions to prevent reoccurrences, manage KPI’s such as Run Hours, Mean Time Between Failure (MBTF) and Cost to repair of equipment and systems
  • Supplying reliability status monthly reporting figures, analyses trends, developing improvement projects to address the issues of concern and making continuous improvement
  • Leading reliability initiatives through improvement such as Failure Modes, Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA) to identify opportunities to advance planned and predictive replacement & condition-based monitoring vs reactive replacement using existing & developing technologies
  • Leading the development & contribute as SME to ensure site maintenance procedures are in line with Global Engineering Standards & Engineering Best Practices
  • Interpreting P&IDs, equipment/system layouts, wiring diagrams and specifications in planning and performing maintenance and repairs
  • Evaluating new mechanical equipment for Functional Equivalence to existing equipment that has become obsolete
  • Writing and executing test plans and technical evaluations to demonstrate instrument suitability for change control documentation
  • Supervising engineering contractors
  • Maintaining company reputation by enforcing compliance with regulatory bodies and international standards

This role might be for you if:
  • You have strong analytical and organizational skills
  • You are able to prioritize and re-prioritize as needed and adapt to change
  • You are comfortable working in a fast-paced setting

To be considered for this opportunity you should have Level 8 or higher in Mechanical engineering or equivalent with 3+ years of experience in engineering preferred. Direct experience with biopharmaceutical process equipment is preferred.


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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