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Maintenance Engineer


Hero Recruitment




Contact: Anne Gough. Email: Telephone: 086 0449473. Maintenance Engineer. Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Maintenance Engineer for their site. Purpose: To engineer and implement highly capable & effective equipment maintenance processes that meet business goals and objectives, in conjunction with providing leadership on equipment technical/engineering solutions that result in optimum manufacturing equipment support. Key Responsibilities: Provide technical leadership & direction on all maintenance and equipment issues. Manage a team of Maintenance Technicians in support of all equipment planned and un-planned maintenance activities in support of a dynamic and fast paced production environment. Be highly proficient in the problem solving of all production machine and automated systems i.e. mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and control systems. Manage the planning & execution of all equipment maintenance routines on identified equipment within the value streams. Minimise downtime on Equipment, through fast response and priority setting with Area Supervision. Liaise with Production / Manufacturing Engineering and Equipment Engineering to understand equipment down priorities, and eliminate recurring issues. Ensure critical Equipment availability at all times in support of production metrics. Verify / Monitor PM effectiveness – Drive continuous improvement in the PM process. Monitor key maintenance process indicators MTTF, MTBF, MTTR etc. as required. Mentor and train Tech II/III, Manufacturing Engineers, Process Techs, and Product Builders on equipment related issues. Manage the PEMAC preventative maintenance system as site SME for same. Ensure all activities on ‘down’ Equipment & during PM are recorded. Compliant with PEMAC procedures. Generate / Edit Maintenance procedures to reflect actual work practices. Ensure all work carried out as part of PEMAC is as per procedures – Strive for continuous improvement in procedures & processes. Manage the equipment spares process. Monitor consumption & timely reordering with Maintenance Engineers & Technicians. Implement improvements to spares processes & systems in line with best in class industry practices. Capability to retrofit / upgrade existing equipment as part of Quality and/or cost improvement initiatives. Stay current with technology & training; be recognised as the SME for Maintenance. Assists in the compilation of departmental budgets and capital spending. Responsible for the departmental basics including hiring, day-to-day resource management, project resourcing, etc. Establishes and supports a work environment of continuous improvement that supports the company Quality policy and core values. Ensures Technicians are trained to do their work and their training is documented in line with company training management systems. Ensures Technician cross training & versatility is managed to cover all critical equipment at a minimum in support of production. Maintain compliance metrics around adherence to preventative maintenance schedule and report metrics as required by company quality systems management. Ensure relevant documentation is prepared and updated in line with all Quality and Regulatory guidelines and promotes full compliance to all GMP & E&AS requirements. Represents the production maintenance function in support of internal & external quality systems audits. Keep abreast of all relevant technological advancements relevant to production maintenance processes. Oversee the specification and purchase of capital equipment ensuring balance between optimizing technological capabilities, return on investment and maintainability of equipment. Additional Skills & Requirements: A 3rd level education in (Level 8) in Automation Systems or Mechatronics is a requirement. Excellent at fault finding and identifying solutions. A working knowledge of PEMAC Maintenance Management System is an advantage but not essential. Ability to read & interpret electrical & control technical specifications & drawings. Ability to fault find PLC control systems is a distinct advantage. Hands on experience in a fully automated manufacturing environment is an advantage. Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel is required. Familiarity with standard problem solving processes (6-sigma) is an advantage. Previous relevant experience in a highly regulated environment is an advantage. Project Management of Equipment Installation/Upgrades/Remediation is a distinct advantage. For further information on this Maintenance Engineer role in Cork please contact Anne Gough on 086 0449473 / Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – Please Note: HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval. This job originally appeared on

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367 days ago