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Facilities Technician

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: ND9589
Closing Date: 16 Dec 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

On behalf of my client, a leading health company, I am looking for a Facilities Technician.


The Facilities technician will be a key team member within the Engineering Department and will be responsible for the maintenance and calibration of all process equipment and utilities.


The Facilities Technician will be responsible for the following:

  • Day to day operation, repair and maintenance of all utilities and systems necessary to support manufacturing. Systems will include purified water, water for injection, HVAC, compressed air, Pure steam and plant steam.
  • Work with manufacturing, Quality and outside vendors to schedule servicing, Calibration and validation work on equipment and utilities.
  • Assist with the routine re-qualification of temperature storage areas including the temperature mapping and validation of various fridges, freezers, incubators and cold rooms.
  • Assist with the validation and requalification of the GMP autoclave and loads.
  • Manage the calibration of instrumentation on plant equipment and utilities and preparation of SOP’s for all items.
  • Gather maintenance and calibration data for preparation of SOP’s and setting up of maintenance system and records using PEMAC CMMS software.
  • Manage any upgrade or improvement projects as required throughout the facility.
  • Participate in Quality and Safety regulatory audits as required and input to similar supplier audits.
  • Participation in the call out system to cover out of hours’ alarms.
  • Operation and maintenance of the onsite plant monitoring system
  • General maintenance duties as arising on site.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Engineering Manager


Applications are welcome from candidates with the following experience:

  • Degree/Diploma/Apprenticeship in relevant Engineering discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in pharmaceutical/healthcare industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in calibration and validation of utilities and equipment including fridges, freezers, incubators and autoclaves.
  • Experience working with and managing external contractors
  • Good problem solving ability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


For further details and to apply for this role please contact Nicola at +353 1 2784671 or email your CV to


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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