Collins McNicholas

Role Responsibilities:

  • Project Management of various size engineering projects through design, change control, implementation, and qualification
  • Support the strategic planning of Utilities /Facilities services, the identification and elimination of current inefficiencies and the identification of future strategic projects
  • Coordinate and manage all Utilities/Facilities engineering activities and ensure compliance with laws and regulations of local authorities, regulatory bodies, and company guidelines
  • To plan and develop a Utilities/Facilities strategy plan to ensure the site meets future customer demand forecasts for production output
  • Responsible for the implementation of Utilities/Facilities best practice relevant to all Utilities Plant & Equipment
  • Responsible for having necessary Engineering skills and resources available to maximise operational equipment uptime
  • Development, maintaining, and reporting of Utilities performance metrics
  • The coordination and management of all Utilities/Facilities contractors associated with their work and their activity meets site standards
  • Responsibility of Utilities for Key Performance Indicators including Water For Injection (WFI) generation and distribution, Pure steam generation, compressed air, HVAC, and other utilities / facilities to ensure same processes are operating to maximum efficiency with maximum uptime
  • Give leadership to ensure that Utilities/Facilities services meet expectations in terms of customer service, full support to production output and absolute & unerring compliance
  • Other duties as assigned


Role Requirements:

  • A strong working knowledge of Utilities/Facilities equipment & systems
  • Proven years Engineering experience in a pharmaceutical, process or regulated industry
  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering discipline
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to carry out tasks through to completion.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understand safe working practices and health and safety legislation
  • Excellent attention to detail, well-organised and capable of prioritizing own work
  • Flexible, honest and reliable
  • Efficiency is a prerequisite for the role
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of documentation, standards, and guidelines.
  • Excellent communication skills and a proven track record in managing people on a wide range of tasks.
  • People management experience and budget management experience an advantage.
  • A strong working knowledge of lean methodology
  • A strong working knowledge of site plant processes
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must possess a dynamic approach to achieving continuous improvement
  • Excellent people management and communication skills
  • Customer focus management style
  • Must be self-motivated and able to motivate others

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Eloísa Ruiz on 021 4911066 or email

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