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Maintenance Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 21055

We are currently looking for a Maintenance Engineer to join a Biopharmaceutical Company located in Sligo. This role is a permanent position. Not only does this role offer a competitive salary and benefits package (outlined below), but it will also provide the successful candidate with exposure to state-of-the-art scientific technologies and techniques that will assist their career advancement.

What You'll Receive

  • Hybrid Working Options
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Flexi-time
  • 22 Days Holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection

Responsibilities | Detailed Job Description Available on Request

As a member of the Engineering team, your duties will include:

  • Maintain machinery, equipment, utilities, facilities, and services to required operating standards, ensuring that GMP equipment is maintained.
  • Perform installation, emergency, corrective, and preventive maintenance of equipment with minimal guidance.
  • Coordinate and manage maintenance contractors/equipment vendors on site, review their reports and records, and issue permits to work.
  • Troubleshoot issues with Operations, Quality, and TSA, providing engineering expertise to find solutions promptly.
  • Participate in projects to improve system performance and reliability, and assist in developing and implementing line/process improvements.
  • Train personnel as required and provide 'On Call' support for emergencies.
  • Own or provide engineering input to deviations, CAPAs, and change controls, and participate in internal audits.
  • Escalate issues with equipment or its management to the Engineering Manager, ensuring duties are performed compliantly according to site SOPs and relevant legal requirements.


As a Maintenance Engineer, you will be required to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or similar trade qualification in an engineering discipline.
  • 5 years+ of industry experience in a GMP manufacturer with at least 3 years’ experience in maintenance of chemical, HVAC/mechanical systems, pneumatic & hydraulic system, electrical power systems, control systems, and building management systems.
  • Experience in maintaining utilities, facilities & production/process equipment
  • A strong technical aptitude.

If this Maintenance Technician role interests you, please contact Emma Cawley today.