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Plant Engineer 

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United KingdomCork, Republic of Ireland
Salary range:
£36.14 - £54.22 per Hour
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Work Type:
Contract Or Temporary
Work Time:
Full Time


First People Solutions are currently recruiting Plant Engineers for an established Pharmaceutical client in Cork. The role will support long term projects in the Pharmaceutical sector.
They are seeking Plant Engineers on a contract or permanent basis and offer a competitive salary / package.
Plant Engineers are expected to have experience of the following;
Maintenance/ Reliability Engineering:
Solve problems related to equipment breakdown/reliability.
Continuously optimise maintenance practices to maximise plant reliability and minimize lifecycle cost.
Ensure that statutory and regulatory maintenance requirements are satisfied.
Manage and control the maintenance spending on services and equipment for a given area.
Provide technical expertise to the crafts group within area of responsibility.
Lead Equipment related Method 1 investigations
Compliance Support- Safety/Quality (run weekly PM & Calibrations Compliance meeting)
Support Campaign Start ups Process Engineering Support
Assist Operations and Value Streams with technical process related problems.
Carry out or provide technical direction on engineering studies related to new products or equipment.
Become involved in equipment/plant design to ensure that the equipment is fit for purpose, meets user, safety and GMP requirements and minimises life cycle cost.
Participate in safety reviews or HAZOPs as required. All of the above activities may be carried out internally or with assistance from outside contracting firms depending on the type and scope of the work involved. Where an outside contracting firm is engaged the Plant Engineer will be required to direct and manage the activities of the contractor.
Successful Plant Engineers are expected to possess the following;
As a minimum the plant engineer shall possess a degree in Mechanical, Marine, Electrical/Instrumentation, Chemical Engineering or equivalent experience and have a minimum of five years experience working in a relevant industry.
The plant engineer shall be experienced and skilled at problem solving.
The plant engineer shall be customer focussed and flexible in order to meet changing business needs.
The plant engineer shall have experience of managing budgets and cost control.
The plant engineer shall have excellent organizational, planning and scheduling skills.
The plant engineer shall be capable of working independently or as part of a multi-disciplinary engineering team.
Contribute to healthy pro-active two-way communications within the team and cross-functionally.
The plant engineer shall have strong leadership qualities. A key part of the role is to continuously challenge customers, outside consultants and existing practices within the Engineering department to ensure that the service and solutions that are provided are optimised to meet business needs.Previous experience as a Plant Engineer within a Pharmaceutical company is preferred.
Submit CV's to Kathryn Mulvanny at FPS Recruitment or through the "apply now" option