Reliability Engineer

Location
Tipperary
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
12 Jul 2017
Closes
09 Aug 2017
Ref
JP24
Contact
Justin Pankinas
Sector
Manufacturing
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full-time
ManpowerGroup are actively recruiting for a Reliability Engineer. The Reliability Engineer will play a key role in developing and managing an equipment reliability program that supports the pharmaceutical business in achieving a goal of delivering world class supply performance for the company. The Reliability Engineer will have a strong technical knowledge of equipment used in the manufacture of bulk drug products and also a thorough understanding of equipment design and maintenance.

Responsibilities:
*Based on clients Global Reliability Excellence program principles and industry best practice, develop and manage a reliability program for all critical assets.
*Develop and lead a Reliability Centered Maintenance Program which targets continuous reductions in business critical equipment breakdowns and defects.
*Work closely with the Maintenance Engineer, the wider maintenance group and the operations team on the effective execution of the reliability excellence program elements.
*Develop and lead a Root Cause Failure Analysis Program to reduce general equipment breakdowns/defects and support maintenance personnel to conduct real time Root Cause Analysis. Lead investigations/assignments into reliability problems using a data driven approach and develop/design appropriate solutions.
*Establish reliability & work planning metrics/KPI's to monitor performance & improvement e.g. PM/CM ratio, MTBF, MTTR, 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 reliability is identified as a probable root cause.
*Liaise with equipment vendors to establish appropriate preventive/predictive maintenance schedules to deliver reliable equipment performance
*Review job plans for all critical equipment for maintenance effectiveness in delivering reliable performance.
*Lead IPT and site wide maintenance and reliability projects and programs e.g. Mechanical Integrity.
*Support projects from reliability by design/RCM/FMEA/criticality analysis perspective to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new and modified installations.

Qualifications
*A 3rd level qualification in Mechanical, Electrical or related discipline or demonstrated equivalent maintenance reliability experience.
*Minimum 3 years' experience in a maintenance & reliability environment, preferably in a Manufacturing GMP environment / the pharmaceutical industry.
*Strong technical Knowledge of equipment systems both electrical and mechanical.
*Knowledge of predictive and condition-monitoring maintenance techniques and their applications
*Knowledge and experience of CMMS and other engineering systems.
*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 preferably with green or black belt certification complete.
*Knowledge of Safety, GMP, Environmental and Validation Policies and Procedures used in the industry.
*Leadership, communication, decision making and problem solving skills with a proven track record for collaborating and working w

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