Facilities & Utilities Engineer – ref. MQ126

  • Contract
  • Dublin

Headcount Engineering is sourcing a Facilities / Utilities Engineer for a multinational pharmaceutical client in Dublin. This is an initial 12 month contract.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with Production Supervisors on maintenance requirements and Preventative Maintenance work, review and develop plant upgrade / decommissioning proposals.
  • Ensure that all building repairs and upgrades are maintained to Pharmaceutical Standards. Troubleshooting on utility issues documentation is completed, maintained, and reviewed accordingly.
  • Manage Contracts: Boiler / Chillers / Compressors / Sprinkler / Security / Cleaning / Pest Control / Landscaping / Fire Protection / Security Alarms / Cameras / Access Control / Garments / Waste Management, and the Purified Water Generation System.
  • Control of Facility/Utility Engineering contractors including pre-qualification, site entry, induction, permit to work, method statements, work inspections and exit from site, and identify and implement measures to affect savings in all energy costs.
  • Updating relevant SOP’s, documentation and position papers, and implementation of cost saving initiatives.
  • Provide engineering support to Maintenance Technicians to ensure that all plant related duties are successfully carried out, and utility down time reduced.
  • Plan and manage small/medium capital projects in the department to successful completion, including decommission of utilities.
  • Work closely with the EH&S Department to ensure that all relevant environmental and safety requirements in the plant are met, and perform validations as required on various utility systems.
  • Manage all relevant maintenance/facilities budgets and coordinate the implementation of remedial actions identified in audits, and work with client Corporate Engineering on various Facilities related projects.


  • Degree in Mechanical / Electrical or Building Services Engineering. (Level 7 + Framework for National Qualifications)
  • 3+ years’ experience in Pharmaceutical or related industries.
  • A good working knowledge of the GMP regulations. A strong knowledge of utilities and processes.
  • Knowledge of Purified Water systems and PEMAC would be a distinct advantage.

For further information please contact Mick on 086-0435195 or forward details in confidence to jobs@headcount.ie

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 256 MB.
Check the box to confirm our use of your data under GDPR regulations. To register your CV you must tick the checkbox to confirm your acceptance of our GDPR and Privacy Policy