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RELIABILITY ENGINEER required by CareerWise Recruitment for our multianational biopharmaceutical client in Tipperary for a fulltime on-site role on an initial 11 month contract. The RELIABILITY ENGINEER will operate within a team based, continuous improvement environment within the Engineering C0E (Centre of Excellence) and work closely with colleagues within the Maintenance, IPT (Integrated Production Team), Projects & relevant departments and vendors.

Role of this position

  • Develop the PPM (Planned and Predictive Maintenance) system including writing job plans and assigning maintenance frequencies (SAP & Procal).
  • Develop and maintain SOPs for compliance in the Engineering Department.
  • Support the implementation maintenance best practice methodologies/technologies including LSS processes e.g. creation of standard work for routine maintenance activities.
  • Lead equipment criticality assessments in developing new maintenance strategies/plans for new assets.
  • Develop multi-year Reliability roadmap and execution with close collaboration/partnership with key cross-functional stakeholders
  • Lead technical Root Cause Analysis events, incident investigations related to manufacturing equipment/systems to prevent recurrence of asset or process failures.


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering or other Technical discipline or a trade / 3rd level qualification in a relevant discipline with relevant experience working in a similar environement
  • 3 years or more experience working in a similar role, preferably in manufacturing GMP with a strong compliance mindset.
  • Knowledge of GMP / EHS guidelines & Legislation, Plant Maintenance systems (eg SAP / Procal).
  • Experience / proficiency in document management systems and office applications.
  • Knowledge and experience of CMMS systems, ideally SAP & Procal.
  • Understanding of continuous improvement tools and reliability methodologies; RCA, FMECA, RBAM, 8-step problem solving etc.
  • Knowledge of maintenance systems, maintenance techniques (e.g. preventative & predictive maintenance CBM) and their applications.

Please call Laura Gallagher today for further information on 087- 4526468 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Engineering & Technical

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CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

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