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Maintenance Fitter

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: ND9537
Closing Date: 09 Sep 17
Type: Contract
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

My client, a reputable pharmaceutical company in Dublin, is looking for a Maintenance Fitter to join their team. This is a contract position for up to fifteen months within the Filling and Packaging area, reporting to the Business Unit Manager.


Key responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Maintenance and servicing of high speed Filling and Packaging equipment
  • Set-ups and change overs of Filling and Packaging equipment
  • Support and work proactively with all members of the Production Business Units in maximising performance.
  • Focus on delivering continuous improvement projects to reduce downtime and improve performance
  • Implement continuous improvement initiatives
  • To operate any computer based equipment as may be necessary to fulfil job role e.g. BMS, ePAS4, eQuality, MAI, PEMAC
  • Maintain all company documentation to the highest GMP standard and ensure all company documentation is completed correctly e.g. work orders, logbooks, GMP forms, LPR’s, training records, plant data books etc.
  • To assist in developing and maintaining an appropriate spare parts stock
  • Complete planned maintenance work orders and enter all relevant information in PEMAC
  • The Maintenance Fitter will support the other departments as required.
  • Ensure Compliance with cGMP, Health & Safety, Environmental and company standards.



  • Relevant mechanical trade qualification. Candidates with a Hybrid Mechanical/Electrical qualification will also be considered.
  • The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in high speed filling and packaging equipment in a controlled and regulated environment preferably in the pharmaceutical/healthcare/food industry.
  • Experience with aerosols desired.
  • Be familiar with GMP practices in maintenance.
  • They will be a self-starter, possessing excellent interpersonal, team work and communication skills.
  • Have a demonstrated track record in the delivery of goals and improvements and will have experience of working to tight deadlines.


If you are interested in applying for this role please call Nicola on +353 1 2784671 or email


Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group.


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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

Rep. Ireland
Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
Fax:  00 353 (1) 278 4672
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