Maintenance Technicians – REF 02001MQ

Headcount Solutions is seeking a number of Maintenance Technicians for our client’s biotechnology facility. This is a 24/7 facility and the Maintenance Technicians will be required to work on a shift rotation.

Main Responsibilities:

·            Responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting process devices, instrumentation and controls in support of vaccine manufacturing.

·            Provide effective technical support to Production in all aspects of machine and equipment maintenance, installation and modification; perform detailed maintenance, calibrations, PMs and troubleshooting.

·            Maintain process and production equipment, ensuring ongoing preventative maintenance, equipment troubleshooting and repairs to ensure continuous, reliable and repeatable operation of all equipment; drive Total Productive Maintenance.

·            Ensure effective management and equipment shutdown scheduling, ensuring resources are available, thereby minimizing downtown.

·            Support maintenance planning and preventative maintenance through completion of planned and emergency work orders, calibrations, PMs etc. 

·            Document maintenance work, including upgrades, made to existing equipment, including preventative maintenance performed and parts used, to ensure appropriate documentation and records of repair history.

·            Operate and monitor production support equipment, using MES/DCS and PLC based systems, to ensure optimum equipment uptime and target outputs, whilst facilitating continuous process improvements using Lean Principles.

·            Operate, troubleshoot and repair systems which may include CIP, Autoclaves, Glassware Washers, production vessels, HVAC, Isolators, compressed gasses, plant steam/condensate, bulk chemical distribution and wastewater treatment under minimal supervision in a highly regulated, cGMP environment. Interpret P&ID’s, equipment/system layouts, wiring diagrams, and specifications in planning and performing maintenance and repairs.

·            Perform root cause analysis of system failures, substandard equipment performance, using standard tools and methods, to resolve machine and system issues, implement subsequent corrective action through the change management system.

·            Supply information and technical data for securing spare parts and equipment asset entry into the CMMS; liaise directly with vendors on supply of parts, upgrades to systems etc as necessary.

·            Participate effectively in writing/revising/ rolling out accurate operational procedures, training materials and maintenance procedures for various IPT systems.



·            Leaving Certificate or equivalent required.

·            Time serviced Apprenticeship or equivalent Certificate/Diploma in an Engineering or related discipline is required.

·            Would typically have prior related work experience; ideally in a manufacturing, preferably GMP setting.


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