Manufacturing Technician - Pharma

Location: Ireland

EUR 35,000 - 40,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2002-22509

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Manufacturing Technician with a mechanical background and experience in a Pharma or Biologics Manufacturing environment?

Would you like to work for a multinational Biopharmaceutical company based in Dublin? 

If you have the relevant experience, please forward your CV to for review or call 353 1 7978720 to discuss in confidence.

Manufacturing Technician - Pharma - Dublin

Job Description

Our client is one of the world's largest Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology companies and has multiple manufacturing sites across Ireland. 

With major capital investment happening in their plants, this is an exciting time to join the team. 

The Manufacturing Technician is responsible for providing technical support for the safe and efficient maintenance of Drug Product and Packaging equipment in a high containment Oncology plant, operating to HPRA and FDA standards.

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.

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.

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.


A suitable qualification in a mechanical engineering discipline.

Minimum of a mechanical apprenticeship with a minimum of 5 years’ experience and or a mechanical engineering degree.

3+ years maintenance experience in a leadership role in a pharmaceutical environment.

SAP CMMS experience an advantage.

Proven track record of high performance & delivering results.

Comfortable working shift


Basic Salary open to negotiation for the right candidate

Excellent benefits package

Performance Related Bonus

Health Insurance



Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave

Educational Assistance Programme

Zero Absence Award

Talent & Development Programme

Occupational Health & Wellness Programme


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Manufacturing Technician interested in roles based in Dublin , you can contact Karen by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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