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Mechanical Engineer

Posted on Feb 5, 2020 by Planet Forward Ltd

Cork, Ireland
Immediate Start
€24 - €41 Annual
  • Support day to day planning and implementation of maintenance work both routine and corrective.
  • Work with the craft, process and site utilities functional areas to identify re-occurring equipment issues and implement corrective plans.
  • Lead equipment breakdown and EHS investigations
  • Ensure spare parts are linked correctly to the parent equipment.
  • Ensure correct spares are in stock.
  • Work with the projects team to ensure maintenance and reliability are considered as part of the design phase.
  • Introduce predictive maintenance techniques where they add value.
  • Proven record of co-ordinating, leading and implementing FMECA (Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis) studies for process equipment.
  • Proven track record of reviewing and simplifying PM's through PM optimisation programme along with generating or updating associated procedures and work instructions simplifying the process.
  • Knowledge of root cause analysis techniques for equipment troubleshooting and implementation of correctives actions.
  • Knowledge of process and utilities equipment.
  • Work within a current Good Manufacturing Practices environment (cGMPs).
  • Participate in engineering team initiatives on an as needed basis.
  • Ensure that the quality and engineering standards are adhered to.
  • Ensure compliance to the Global Engineering Standards.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

Qualifications Skills & Experience required -

Job Experience:

  • 3+ years process/project management experience
  • Good Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Identify key stakeholders and develop a relationship of trust.
  • Demonstrated capability to communicate effectively across multiple teams
  • Must have a good appreciation for designing systems within a GMP environment.
  • Thorough understanding and application of engineering principles, concepts, industry practices and standards.


  • Degree in chemical or mechanical engineering
  • Lean Six Sigma qualification or experience of application of Lean principles is an advantage.

Skill-Set Expected:

  • Good knowledge of GMP/FDA regulatory requirements and current Health and Safety Regulations legislation.
  • Strong communication skills, a confident and effective decision maker, with a proven leadership ability to influence others.
  • Must have the ability to recognise deviations from accepted practice as required and drive and deliver solutions to identified issues
  • Team player, with a flexible approach but also able to work under own initiative and remove road blocks.
  • Strong verbal, technical writing, project management and interpersonal skills are required.

Reference: 838530737

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