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Maintenance Technician P2

Dublin, Ireland


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Maintenance Technician P2

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Job ID R0012265 Date posted 09/12/2019 Location Dublin, Ireland

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Job Description


The P2 Maintenance Technician is responsible for providing technical support for the safe and efficient maintenance of Drug Product, API 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.
  • 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.


  • Actively foster, in cooperation with other TIL staff, an ethos and culture of safety awareness where safety is accepted as an integral part of the overall business.
  • Participate fully in any cross functional training initiatives.
  • Ensure timely completion of all SOP, reading, training and assessment.
  • Drive and promote the corporate values of Takeda-ism within the workplace.
  • Other duties as required and directed by the Maintenance and EHS Manager or other Officer appointed by the Board of Directors.
  • 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.
  • The determination and drive to sustain current best practices and the ability to identify develop and implement future best practices
  • Interest in continuous improvement.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Customer service and task focused.
  • Comfortable working shift


Grange Castle, Ireland

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Job ID R0012265

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