API Mechanical Engineer

EUR22 - EUR38 per hour
13 Apr 2017
04 May 2017
Justin Pankinas
Job Type
Manpower are seeking applications for the position of API Mechanical Engineer for a 9-12 month assignment. In summary, the Mechanical Engineer will play a key role in developing and managing an equipment maintenance/reliability program that supports the API business. The Mechanical Engineer will have strong technical knowledge of equipment design and maintenance.

The Mechanical Engineer will have the following core responsibilities:

*Work with Site Maintenance Managers, Planners and API Maintenance Lead on execution of the site maintenance program to deliver compliant, reliable and efficient operation of all plant and equipment.

*Support the Reliability Engineer in the execution of Reliability Centered Maintenance initiatives.

*Develop and lead a Root Cause Failure Analysis Program to reduce general equipment breakdowns and support maintenance personnel to conduct real time Root Cause Analysis.

*Work with the Reliability Engineer & Planning to establish and use reliability & work planning metrics/KPI's to monitor improvement and resource optimization e.g. PM/CM ratio, schedule adherence, etc.

*Support the IPT's by providing technical support on equipment and reliability issues. In particular lead/support the investigation of equipment related deviations/incident reports where equipment maintenance is identified as a probable root cause.

*Liaise with equipment vendors to establish appropriate preventive/predictive maintenance schedules and assist M&I planning with job plan updating.
*Review job plans for all equipment for maintenance execution optimization and ensure site compliance with GMP, Safety and Environmental requirements.

*Lead IPT and site wide maintenance projects and programs e.g MRO cost reduction program.

*Support GMP, Safety and Environmental internal and external audits as required.

*Support capital and expense projects where required from a maintenance perspective.

*Support the Maintenance dept in the planning, coordination and execution of the Maintenance Shutdowns.

*Ensure OOTs are effectively root caused and closed out and support the development of the equipment annual review.
*Identify and lead/support the maintenance best practice methodologies/technologies.


We are inviting applications from candidates with the following skill set:

*A 3rd level qualification in Mechanical, Electrical or related discipline or demonstrated equivalent maintenance experience.

*Minimum 3 years' experience in a maintenance environment, preferably in a Manufacturing GMP environment.
*Good understanding of World Class Maintenance practices and expectations.

*Knowledge of maintenance systems and work practices for both electrical and mechanical crafts.

*Knowledge and experience of CMMS systems is essential.

*Good understanding of equipment reliability techniques such as RCM, FMECA & Root Cause Failure Analysis

*Knowledge of Irish, European and International Codes, Standards and Practices

*Knowledge and understanding of Lean Six Sigma DMAIC methodology.

*Leadership, communication, decision making and problem solving skills with a proven track record for collaborating and working well within a team.

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