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Senior Facilities Engineer

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: ND9591
Closing Date: 17 Feb 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

My client, a global health company, is looking for a Senior Facilities Engineer to join their team.


The Senior Facilities Engineer will be responsible for the maintenance and calibration system, ensuring the full and proper maintenance and calibration of all process equipment and utilities. The management of the company’s environmental licence will also be part of the role.


The Senior Facilities Engineer will be responsible for the following:

  • Management of the PEMAC maintenance and calibration system to ensure all manufacturing equipment, utilities and lab system are fully maintained and calibrated to a very high standard
  • Work with the various depts. to ensure all equipment on site is captured, and proper maintenance and calibration procedures are in place.
  • Management of maintenance and calibration records to ensure ease of access during audits
  • Management of the online PEMAC helpdesk and follow up with planned work orders to complete any requests.
  • Work with the engineering technician to ensure all critical spares required for the site are in place and managed through PEMAC.
  • Management of the temperature mapping and validation of various plant items including, fridges, incubators, cold rooms and autoclaves. Ensure all necessary protocols are in place and completed in a timely fashion and to a high standard.
  • Management of calibration of instrumentation on plant equipment and utilities and preparation of SOP’s for all items.
  • Management of contractors on site to carry out work and control of permit to work system to ensure the safety of all employees and visitors.
  • Management of environmental systems on site. Ensure all environmental requirements are met through the implementation of suitable SOPs and policies for the site. Ensure all environmental tasks are carried out on time and to a high standard. Act as the site SME with EPA inspectors during site visits and provide any feedback required.
  • General maintenance duties as arising on site
  • Other duties as assigned by the Engineering Manager.


Applications are welcome from candidates with the following or similar 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
  • Excellent project management capability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to maintain very clear records of work completed

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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