Job Description

Senior Expert Specialist - Maintenance Planner

Ref No: DT17907

County Cork, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Senior Expert Specialist - Maintenance Planner: County Cork.

In this role you will be responsible for technically planning, scheduling, co-ordinating and overseeing all aspects of maintenance activities within your area of responsibility. This role will be the link between the different workstreams in the area relating to maintenance activities. You will be the point of contact for the individual crews assigned to those areas.

In addition, you will be responsible for controlling the maintenance work within the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and ensuring activities are carried out, recorded and ready for inspection by external and internal regulatory auditors always.

Key Responsibilities:
• Ensure all maintenance activities are carried out in a safe, timely and compliant manner in line with the LOTO system.
• Participate in continuous improvement & lean 5S initiatives.
• Be the point of contact for safety & quality related questions from crafts.
• Be an advocate for Safety & Quality standards within the maintenance group, promoting and enforcing standards in all work completed.
• Troubleshoot maintenance issues within area of responsibility.
• Own the planning and scheduling (where applicable) of preventive and corrective maintenance activities to ensure that all preventive & corrective maintenance activities are completed as scheduled in the CMMS to meet Maintenance metrics requirements.
• Planning and documenting how work is to be completed.
• Ensuring spare parts are available & liaise with engineering stores.
• Co-ordinate the various craft disciplines and vendors to execute Maintenance activities to the highest standards & per site SOP’s.
• Ensure all work is documented appropriately.
• Updating of job plans to ensure accuracy.
• Schedule, chair & attend meetings to ensure maintenance activities are appropriately scheduled.
• Be the technical adviser for area of responsibility and escalate issues appropriately.
• Flexibility to support other areas within the Maintenance team & participate in project and best practice initiatives within the Maintenance team.
• Investigate failures and propose solutions to prevent reoccurrence.
• First point of contact for craft personnel to troubleshoot issues/queries on the CMMS.
• Manage craft allocation to respond to changing priorities.

Interested applicants should have at least 2 years pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience in a maintenance role

At least a FETAC level 6 or equivalent in either an E&I or mechanical discipline

Key Attributes:
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Recent maintenance planning experience is an advantage.
• Any further education in an engineering related discipline is an advantage.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work on own initiative.

This position will be offered on a 2-year fixed duration contract basis.


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