Job title: Senior Packaging Maintenance Technician
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Galway
Job published: 2021-07-26
Job ID: 32267

Job Description

Dolmen Engineering currently has a requirement for a Senior Packaging Maintenance Technician for our client site in Galway.

The Senior Packaging Maintenance Technician will be responsible for scheduled maintenance of packaging equipment and documenting works to a GMP standard.


Key responsibilities for this role include:


  • Responsible for Setup, planned maintenance and fault finding of automated Vial and Syringe packaging equipment, automated inspection, and serialization equipment.
  • Manage external contractors when required during equipment installations and planned service visits.
  • Manage spare parts, consumables, and services to keep equipment schedules compliant.
  • Develop, Implement, and promote a Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) strategy using Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA/FMEA) assessments in conjunction with Packaging Team and operations, utilizing tools such as Trends analysis & Control charts & Data review.
  • Support the creation and modification of documentation to support maintenance and calibration activities (PM, Data Sheets, Work Instructions, troubleshooting guides).
  • Support compliance efforts related to Safety Events, Quality Events, CAPAs, change management and investigations and assist in the investigation and resolution of electrical and mechanical issues on equipment.
  • Ensure maintenance routines, procedures, and work plans are developed to the necessary standards and best practice to ensure compliance with GMP and EHS regulations.
  • Comply with GMP & EHS requirements from a local, global, and regulatory perspective.
  • You will be required to be flexible in this position and must be prepared to such undertake overtime; shift changes and callout duties and other works as may be assigned to your role by the company.


The minimum qualifications for this role are:


  • Minimum of a Certification in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering and a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.  However, a combination of experience and education will be taken into consideration.
  • Must have a thorough working knowledge within a cGMP regulated environment, FDA, HPRA environment. Familiar with Maintenance management systems, Utility systems, Packaging equipment, PLC’s.
  • Excellent Interpersonal, communication skills, conflict management, negotiation and structured decision making.
  • Good computer literacy (Word, Excel, PM systems) and Report preparation & presentation.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and activities simultaneously.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skill.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships.