Mechanical Technician

Job Title: Mechanical Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
REF: 123848
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Mechanical Technician


My client a leading Pharmaceutical company now require a Mechanical Technician to join their expanding team.


The Mechanical Technician is responsible for providing technical support for the safe and efficient maintenance of equipment in a high containment Pharmaceutical plant, operating to HPRA and FDA standards.


This is a permanent role based in Dublin and it comes with a good salary with good benefits.


Responsibilities of Mechanical Technician


  • Ensure API, Blending, Capsule Filling, Primary and Secondary Packaging equipment, as well as camera, serialisation and high containment systems are set up and maintained to appropriate standards.
  • Work with flexibility within the Engineering Department and in co-operation with other Departments.
  • Promote lean maintenance best practices at all times within a continuous improvement environment.
  • Assist in developing and improving new and existing maintenance routines within a cGMP environment.
  • Carry out planned/unplanned maintenance on production and utilities equipment.
  • Carry out calibration of equipment as required
  • Proactively follow up on re-occurring technical issues.
  • Use of the computerized maintenance management system to record in detail maintenance activities on equipment/utilities in compliance with regulatory & cGMP requirements.
  • Execution of work orders and calibrations as scheduled through the computerized maintenance management system.
  • Daily reporting of maintenance activities at shift meetings, ensuring issues and open items / concerns are communicated in a timely and concise manner.
  • Participate in Safety and Environmental training programs and initiatives. Adhere to safe working practices as set out by the Safety Statement and other company safety rules.
  • Maintaining compliance with site procedures and policies.
  • Participate fully in any cross-functional training initiatives and mentor operations personnel at all times.
  • Available to respond to ‘call out’ as per a pre-defined Rota if required.
  • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with all the departments’ customers on site.


Requirements of Mechanical Technician:

  • Minimum of a mechanical apprenticeship with a minimum of 5 years’ experience and or a mechanical engineering degree.
  • 3+ years maintenance experience in a pharmaceutical environment.
  • SAP CMMS experience an advantage.
  • Available to work shift when needed for which a supplement would be paid